Dr. Dennis L. Stevens reviews medical content for Healthwise, a
nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health
decisions. Dr. Stevens is Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Veterans Affairs
Medical Center in Boise, Idaho. Dr. Stevens is a world-renowned expert in the
field of infectious disease. He is widely published and an active speaker.
Dr. Stevens is a consultant to the Centers for Disease Control on
severe invasive Group A streptococcal infections. He has received the
Infectious Disease Society of America's "Society Citation Award" for his work
with bacterial pathogens.
American Board of Internal
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in
Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed
MD: University of Utah College of Medicine,
Internship: Department of Medicine, University of Utah Medical
Residency: Department of Medicine, University of
Utah Medical Center, 1972–1974
Fellowship: Infectious Disease
Service, Department of Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, 1977–1979
Professor of Medicine, University of
Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, 1992–present
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boise,
American College of Physicians (Fellow)
of American Physicians
Infectious Disease Society of America
Stevens DL, Wallace RJ, Hamilton SM, Brayant AE (2006).
Successful treatment of staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome with linezolid:
Case report and in vitro evaluation of TSST-1 production in the presence of
antibiotics. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 42(5):
Bryant AE, Bayer CR, Huntington JD, Stevens DL (2006).
Group A streptococcal myonecrosis: Increased vimentin expression following
skeletal muscle injury mediates the binding of S. pyogenes. Journal of Infectious Diseases,
Nguygen HB, Rivers EP, Abrahamian FM, Moran GJ,
Abraham E, Trzeciak S, Huang DT, Osborn T, Stevens D, Talan DA, ED-SEPSIS
Working Group (2006). Severe sepsis and septic shock: Review of the literature
and emergency department management guidelines. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 48(1): 28–54.
Aldape MJ, Bryant AE,
Stevens DL (2006). Clostridium sordellii infections:
Epidemiology, clinical findings and current perspectives on diagnosis and
treatment. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 43(11):
Stevens DL, Ma Y, Salmi DB, McIndoo E, Wallace RJ,
Bryant AE (2007). Impact of sub-inhibitory concentrations of antibiotics on
expression of virulence-associated exotoxin genes in methicillin-sensitive and
methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Journal of Infectious Diseases, 195(2): 202-211.
Dr. Stevens has received research support from Arpida Ltd., Cubist
Pharmaceuticals, F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd., and Pfizer Inc.
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