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Lilian M. Abbo, M.D.

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Lilian M. Abbo, M.D.


  • Fax: 305-585-8655


  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease - Internal Medicine


English, Spanish, Hebrew, Italian


  • American Board of Internal Med-Infectious Diseases


  • Associate Chief UHealth Patient Safety and Quality Officer
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Medical Director, UHealth Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
  • Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Jackson Memorial Hospital


  • Pano-Pardo JR, Alcaide M, Abbo L, Dickinson G. Primary HIV infection with multisystemic presentation. Int J Infect Dis. 2008 Nov 21 [Epub ahead of print].
  • Alcaide M, Abbo L, Pano JR, Gaynor JJ, Tryphonopolous P, Weppler D, Moon J, Tzakis AG, Morris M. Herpes zoster infection after liver transplantation in patients receiving induction therapy with alemtuzumab. Clin Transplant. 2008 Jul-Aug;22(4):502-7. Epub 2008 Jul 8.
  • Abbo L, Vincek V, Dickinson G, Shrestha N, Doblecki S, Haslett PA. Selective defect in plasmacyoid dendritic cell function in a patient with AIDS-associated atypical genital herpes simplex vegetans treated with imiquimod. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Feb 1;44(3):e25-7. Epub 2006 Dec 29.
  • Abbo L, Alcaide ML, Pano JR, Robinson PG, Campo RE. Fulminant hepatitis from herpes simplex virus type 2 in an immunocompetent adult. Transpl Infect Dis. 2007 Dec;9(4):323-6. Epub 2007 Jul 1.
  • Alcaide ML, Espinoza L, Abbo L. Cavitary pneumonia secondary to Tsukamurella in an AIDS patient: first case and review of the literature. J Infect. 2004 Jul;49(1):17-9.
  • Abbo LM, Ariza-Heredia EJ. Antimicrobial stewardship in immunocompromised hosts. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2014 Jun;28(2):263-79.
  • Abbo LM, Cosgrove SE, Pottinger PS, Pereyra M, Sinkowitz-Cochran R, Srinivasan A, Webb DJ, Hooton TM. Medical students' perceptions and knowledge about antimicrobial stewardship: how are we educating our future prescribers? Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Sep;57(5):631-8.
  • Abbo L, Lo K, Sinkowitz-Cochran R, Burke AC, Hopkins RS, Srinivasan A, Hooton TM. Antimicrobial stewardship programs in Florida's acute care facilities. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.?2013;34(6):634-637.
  • Scopus Publications by Dr. Lilian M Abbo
  • PubMed Publications by Dr. Lilian M Abbo


1999 M.D (Medico Cirujano)
Universidad Central de Venezuela Escuela de Medicina Luis Razetti
Jacobi Medical Center, Einstein College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship, Infectious Diseases
Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Affiliated Medical Education Program

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