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Shaffiq Essajee, M.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor;
Department of Pediatrics (Infectious Dis Div)
NYU Pediatric Infectious Dis & Immunology

Clinical Addresses

Bellevue Hospital
462 First Avenue, NB 8W51
New York, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 9 - 5; Tue. 9 - 5; Wed. 9 - 5; Thu. 9 - 5; Fri. 9 - 5
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-1534
Fax: 212-263-7806

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Medical Specialties

Pediatrics

Medical Expertise

Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatric HIV/AIDS

Insurance

EBCBS CHLD HLTH, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS PATHWAYS / PATHWAYS ENHANCED, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, ELDERPLAN, HOTEL TRADES, Medicaid, NY MEDICAID, UHC MEDICARE, UHC TOP TIER, VNS MEDICARE

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Board Certification

2007 — Ab Pediatrics (Pediatric Infectious Diseases)
2009 — Ab Pediatrics - Pediatrics

Education

1990 — Oxford University, Medical Education
1992-1994 — University of California - San Francisco (Pediatrics), Residency Training
1995-1999 — NYU Medical Center (Pediatric Infectious Diseases), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Interests

Operational Research/Internal Health|Peds HIV/ HIV / AIDS

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

Contact:
http://hsl.med.nyu.edu/faculty-bibliography-search

Pediatric treatment 2.0: ensuring a holistic response to caring for HIV-exposed and infected children
Essajee, Shaffiq M; Arpadi, Stephen M; Dziuban, Eric J; Gonzalez-Montero, Raul; Heidari, Shirin; Jamieson, David G; Kellerman, Scott E; Koumans, Emilia; Ojoo, Atieno; Rivadeneira, Emilia; Spector, Stephen A; Walkowiak, Helena
2013 Nov;27 Suppl 2:S215-S224, AIDS
— id: 897242, year: 2013, vol: 27 Suppl 2, page: S215, stat: Journal Article,

HIV testing for children in resource-limited settings: what are we waiting for?
Kellerman, Scott; Essajee, Shaffiq
2010 Jul;7(7):e1000285-e1000285, PLoS medicine
— id: 134326, year: 2010, vol: 7, page: e1000285, stat: Journal Article,

Early treatment of HIV: implications for resource-limited settings
Hobbs, Charlotte V; Essajee, Shaffiq M
2009 May;4(3):222-231, Current opinion in HIV & AIDS
— id: 100201, year: 2009, vol: 4, page: 222, stat: Journal Article,

Monitoring virologic responses to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected adults in Kenya: evaluation of a low-cost viral load assay
Sivapalasingam, Sumathi; Wangechi, Beatrice; Marshed, Fatuma; Laverty, Maura; Essajee, Shaffiq; Holzman, Robert S; Valentine, Fred
2009 ;4(8):e6828-e6828, PLoS one
— id: 101963, year: 2009, vol: 4, page: e6828, stat: Journal Article,

A Reverse Transcriptase Assay for Early Diagnosis of Infant HIV Infection in Resource-limited Settings
Sivapalasingam, Sumathi; Patel, Usha; Itri, Vincenza; Laverty, Maura; Mandaliya, Kishorchandra; Valentine, Fred; Essajee, Shaffiq
2007 Oct;53(5):355-358, Journal of tropical pediatrics (1980)
— id: 72999, year: 2007, vol: 53, page: 355, stat: Journal Article,

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) reverse transcriptase activity correlates with HIV RNA load: implications for resource-limited settings
Sivapalasingam, Sumathi; Essajee, Shaffiq; Nyambi, Phillipe N; Itri, Vincenza; Hanna, Bruce; Holzman, Robert; Valentine, Fred
2005 Aug;43(8):3793-3796, Journal of clinical microbiology
— id: 57865, year: 2005, vol: 43, page: 3793, stat: Journal Article,

Correlation between HIV-Specific CD8 cell production of interferon- gamma and plasma levels of HIV RNA in perinatally infected pediatric populations
Borkowsky, William; Zhan, Ming-Xia; Chen, Song-He; Ilmet, Tiina; Kaul, Aditya; Chandwani, Sulachni; Rigaud, Mona; Essajee, Shaffiq; Gruber, Caroline; Freedman, Abigail; Krasinski, Keith
2004 Sep 15;190(4):722-726, Journal of infectious diseases
— id: 46157, year: 2004, vol: 190, page: 722, stat: Journal Article,

Recombinant glycoprotein vaccines for human immunodeficiency virus-infected children and their effects on viral quasispecies
Essajee, Shaffiq M; Yogev, Ram; Pollack, Henry; Greenhouse, Bryan; Krasinski, Keith; Borkowsky, William
2002 Jan;9(1):79-82, Clinical & diagnostic laboratory immunology
— id: 39732, year: 2002, vol: 9, page: 79, stat: Journal Article,

Immunoreconstitution in children receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy depends on the CD4 cell percentage at baseline
Nikolic-Djokic, Divna; Essajee, Shaffiq; Rigaud, Mona; Kaul, Aditya; Chandwani, Sulachni; Hoover, William; Lawrence, Robert; Pollack, Henry; Sitnitskaya, Yekaterina; Hagmann, Stefan; Jean-Philippe, Patrick; Chen, Song He; Radding, Jayme; Krasinski, Keith; Borkowsky, William
2002 Feb 1;185(3):290-298, Journal of infectious diseases
— id: 42231, year: 2002, vol: 185, page: 290, stat: Journal Article,

Prevalence of the t215y mutation in human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected pregnant women in a new york cohort, 1995-1999
Sitnitskaya Y; Rochford G; Rigaud M; Essajee S; Pollack H; Krasinski K; Borkowsky aW
2001 Jul 1;33(1):E3-E7, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 20631, year: 2001, vol: 33, page: E3, stat: Journal Article,

Early Changes in Quasispecies Repertoire in HIV-Infected Infants: Correlation with Disease Progression
Essajee SM; Pollack H; Rochford G; Oransky I; Krasinski K; Borkowsky W
2000 Dec;16(18):1949-1957, AIDS research & human retroviruses
— id: 14545, year: 2000, vol: 16, page: 1949, stat: Journal Article,

Immunologic and virologic responses to HAART in severely immunocompromised HIV-1-infected children
Essajee SM; Kim M; Gonzalez C; Rigaud M; Kaul A; Chandwani S; Hoover W; Lawrence R; Spiegel H; Pollack H; Krasinski K; Borkowsky W
1999 Dec 24;13(18):2523-2532, AIDS
— id: 8585, year: 1999, vol: 13, page: 2523, stat: Journal Article,