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Abigail Orenstein, MD, MPH

Medicine Department   Image  
Critical Care Medicine Division
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Pulmonary & Critical Care Division
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
  • Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
    National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
    Bethesda, MD
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship
    Tulane University School of Medicine
    New Orleans, LA
  • Internal Medicine Residency
    University of Maryland Medical Center/University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
  • The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Washington, DC
  • MPH
    The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services Washington, DC
Areas of Interest
  • Hepatic fibrosis in HIV/AIDS
  • Pneumocystis infection
Professional Service
  • Member, American College of Physicians
  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Member, International Society for Infectious Diseases

Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Deming MS, Orenstein A, Berggren RE:  New Orleans Citywide Rounds:  An unusual rash.   Infect Med 2006;23(5):226-230.
  • Ripamonti C, Orenstein A, Kutty G, Huang, et al:  RFLP typing demonstrates substantial diversity among Pneumocystis jirovecii isolates.  J Infect Dis 2009;200(10):1616-1622.
  • Weld ED, Eimer KM, Saharia K, Orenstein A, Hess JR:  Transfusion Medicine Illustrated.  The expanding range and severity of babesiosis.  Transfusion 2010;50(2):290-291.


  • Orenstein A, Masur H:  A diagnostic approach to Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia. In:  Maertens JA, Marr KA (eds.), Diagnosis of Fungal Infections.  Informa Healthcare USA, Inc., New York, 2007.
  • Orenstein A, Masur H:  Implications of bacteremia.  In:  Carlet J, Dellinger RP (eds.), Early Diagnosis of Sepsis.  bioMerieux, Inc., Paris, 2007.