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Valerianna Amorosa, MD
Valerianna Amorosa has a clinical and research focus in HIV and associated complications with particular attention to HIV/hepatitis C coinfection. She has a clinical practice at the Philadelphia VAMC, where she is Chief of Infectious Diseases and she is an attending physician in the Viral Hepatitis Clinic at the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, an affiliate hospital in the University of Pennsylvania Health System. She also attends on the inpatient ID services at the VA and involved at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania. She is involved with clinical trials within the ACTG. Additionally, she is involved in teaching and mentoring fellows, residents and students.

Selected publications:

Gupta SK, Rosenkranz SL, Cramer YS, Koletar SL, Szczech LA, Amorosa V, Hall SD.The pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenomics of efavirenz and lopinavir/ritonavir in HIV-infected persons requiring hemodialysis. AIDS. 2008 Oct 1;22(15):1919-27.

Lo Re V 3rd, Kostman JR, Amorosa VK. Management complexities of HIV/hepatitis C virus coinfection in the twenty-first century. Clin Liver Dis. 2008 Aug;12(3):587-609, ix. Review.

Amorosa V, Tebas P. Is it time to rethink the expanded-access programs for HIV infection? J Infect Dis. 2007 Oct 1;196(7):974-7. Epub 2007 Aug 24. Lo Re V, Amorosa VK, Localio R,

O'Flynn R, Teal V, Dorey-Stein Z, Kostman J, Gross R Early adherence to hepatitis C virus therapy and early virologic outcomes. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Jan 1;42(1):108-14.Accepted.

Amorosa V, Synnestvedt M, Gross R, Friedman H, MacGregor RR, Gudonis D, Frank I, Tebas P. A tale of 2 epidemics: the intersection between obesity and HIV infection in Philadelphia.J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2005 Aug 15;39(5):557-61.

Amorosa V, Kremens D, Wolfe MS, Flanigan T, Cahill KM, Judy K, Kasner S, Blumberg E. Schistosoma mansoni in family 5 years after safari. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Feb;11(2):339-41.

Contact:
Valerianna Amorosa, MD
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Department of Medicine
3900 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
valerianna.amorosa@uphs.upenn.edu
Education:
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis
ID Training: University of Pennsylvania
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine