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Heather Clauss, MD


Heather Clauss, MD


Associate Professor, Medicine

Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

Telephone:  215-707-3807

FAX: 215-707-4414

Email: hec22@temple.edu



Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases


Educational Background:


BS, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 1998


MD, MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2002


Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2005


Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital


Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2008


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clinical Interests:

  • Infections in solid organ transplant recipients
  • Prevention of donor-derived infection
  • Listeriosis
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Fungal infections

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research Interests:


  • Prevention of infection in solid organ transplant recipients
  • HIV epidemiology

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board certification(s):


  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005
  • Board eligible in Infectious Disease beginning July 2008

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professional affiliations:

  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Medical Association
  • American Women's Medical Association

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  • Internal medicine
  • Infectious diseases

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

25976241. Richterman A, Sawinski D, Reese PP, Lee DH, Clauss H, Hasz RD, Thomasson A, Goldberg DS, Abt PL, Forde KA, Bloom RD, Doll SL, Brady KA, Blumberg EA, An Assessment of HIV-Infected Patients Dying in Care for Deceased Organ Donation in a United States Urban Center. Am J Transplant 15:8(2105-16)2015 Aug

24289813. Stewart JI, D'Alonzo GE, Ciccolella DE, Patel NB, Durra H, Clauss HE, Reverse halo sign on chest imaging in a renal transplant recipient. Transpl Infect Dis 16:1(115-8)2014 Feb

23781381. Chokkalingam Mani B, Mathur M, Clauss H, Alvarez R, Hamad E, Toyoda Y, Birkenbach M, Ahmed M, Strongyloides stercoralis and Organ Transplantation. Case Rep Transplant 2013:(549038)2013

21323565. Clauss H, Collins JM, Eldakar-Hein S, Palermo B, Gentile N, Adige S, Pace W, Duffalo C, Menajovsky J, Zambrotta J, Zachary D, Axelrod P, Samuel R, Bettiker R, Prevalence and characteristics of patients with undiagnosed HIV infection in an urban emergency department. AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:4(207-11)2011 Apr

19656344. Gupta A, Clauss H, Prosthetic joint infection with Mycobacterium avium complex in a solid organ transplant recipient. Transpl Infect Dis 11:6(537-40)2009 Dec

18765103. Clauss HE, Lorber B, Central nervous system infection with Listeria monocytogenes. Curr Infect Dis Rep 10:4(300-6)2008 Jul

18194369. Clauss H, Samuel R, Simultaneous mold infections in an orthotopic heart transplant recipient. Transpl Infect Dis 10:5(343-5)2008 Oct

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