Biography of Dr. Bruce Farber, M.D.

Bruce Farber, M.D.
North Shore University Hospital
North Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Health System

Dr. Bruce Farber graduated from Northwestern University’s Honors Program in Medical Education with a B.S. and M.D.  He then did a three-year residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia.  After completion of that training, he spent a year doing a Fellowship in Hospital Infection Control at the University of Virginia, followed by a Clinical and Research Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.  He served on the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh Medical School and joined the staff of North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset in1986.  He is currently Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and an Associate Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine.  He is also Hospital Epidemiologist for many of the North Shore LIJ Hospitals. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers and edited two books as well as multiple review articles.