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Sarah Doernberg, MD, MAS

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
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    University of California, San FranciscoM.A.S. in Clinical Research2012 Graduate Division (Advance Training in Clinical Research)
    University of California, San FranciscoFellowship2012Infectious Diseases
    University of California, San Francisco Residency 2009Internal Medicine
    Yale UniversityM.D.2006School of Medicine

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    Sarah Doernberg is an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Medical Director of Adult Antimicrobial Stewardship at UCSF Medical Center. She has an active outpatient Infectious Diseases Clinic and sees inpatients on the Transplant Infectious Diseases service. Her clinical research focuses on healthcare-acquired infections and antimicrobial stewardship.

    She received her BA from Harvard University in Biology with a focus in Neurobiology and received her MD from Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship at UCSF. She also received a Masters’ degree in advanced studies through the Training in Clinical Research Program at UCSF.

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    1. Doernberg SB. Will biomarkers be the answer for antibiotic stewardship? Lancet Respir Med. 2019 Dec 03. PMID: 31810866.
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    2. Doernberg SB, Komarow L, Tran TTT, Sund Z, Pandori MW, Jensen D, Tsalik EL, Deal CD, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Evans SR, Patel R, Klausner JD. Simultaneous Evaluation of Diagnostic Assays for Pharyngeal and Rectal Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis Using a Master Protocol. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 17. PMID: 31734695.
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    3. Trang D Trinh, Luke Strnad, Lloyd E Damon, John H Dzundza, Larissa R Graff, Laura M Griffith, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, Rebecca L Olin, Samantha Shenoy, Catherine DeVoe, Lusha Wang, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, Sarah B Doernberg. 1089. Implementation of a Febrile Neutropenia Management Algorithm on Antibiotic Use and Outcomes: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2019 Oct 23; 6(Suppl 2):s386-s387.
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    4. Ritu Banerjee, Ritu Banerjee, Lauren Komarow, Abinash Virk, Nipunie S Rajapakse, Audrey Schuetz, Brenda Dylla, Michelle Earley, Judith Lok, Peggy Kohner, Sherry Ihde, Nicolynn Cole, Lisa Hines, Katelyn Reed, Omai Garner, Sukantha Chandrasekaran, Annabelle M de St. Maurice, Meganne Kanatani, Jennifer Curello, Rubi Arias, William Swearingen, Sarah B Doernberg, Robin Patel, Robin Patel. 640. Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating Clinical Impact of RAPid IDentification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing for Gram-Negative Bacteremia (RAPIDS-GN). Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2019 Oct 23; 6(Supplement_2):s296-s297.
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    5. Catherine DeVoe, Trang D Trinh, Joshua Moises, Binh C Pham, Allen V Tran, Lisa Vuong, Sarah B Doernberg. 2685. Oral Third-Generation Cephalosporins vs. Levofloxacin for Antibacterial Prophylaxis in Neutropenic Patients with Hematologic Malignancies. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2019 Oct 23; 6(Supplement_2):s943-s943.
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    6. Jennifer S Mulliken, Rachel Bystritsky, Karen Anstey, Iris M Otani, Sarah B Doernberg. 2543. Implementation of a Fellow-Driven ?-Lactam Allergy De-Labeling Initiative on an Inpatient ID Consult Service. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2019 Oct 23; 6(Supplement_2):s883-s883.
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    7. Christopher R Polage, Jonathan Grein, Margie Morgan, Sarah B Doernberg, Steve Miller, Raymond Chinn, Cathy Woerle, Jennifer Yim, Cassiana Bittencourt, Sneha Krishna, Nicolle Anne Ocampo, Laurel Gibbs, Shannon C Mabalot, Kathleen A Quan, Usme Khusbu, Keith M Madey, Czarina Ganzon, Fatemeh Memar, Christian B Pascual, Stuart Cohen, Catherine Liu, Deborah S Yokoe, Susan S Huang. 839. Effect of Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) Toxin Test Reporting on Clinical Treatment and Outcomes of Toxin-Negative PCR-Positive Patients at Five California Hospitals. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2019 Oct 23; 6(Supplement_2):s10-s11.
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    8. Woodworth MH, Dynerman D, Crawford ED, Doernberg SB, Ramirez-Avila L, Serpa PH, Nichols A, Li LM, Lyden A, Tato CM, Miller S, Derisi JL, Langelier C. Sentinel Case of Candida auris in the Western United States Following Prolonged Occult Colonization in a Returned Traveler from India. Microb Drug Resist. 2019 Jun; 25(5):677-680. PMID: 31163013.
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    9. Evans SR, Follmann D, Liu Y, Holland T, Doernberg SB, Rouphael N, Hamasaki T, Jiang Y, Lok JJ, Tran TTT, Harris AD, Fowler VG, Boucher H, Kreiswirth BN, Bonomo RA, Van Duin D, Paterson DL, Chambers H. Sequential, Multiple-Assignment, Randomized Trials for COMparing Personalized Antibiotic StrategieS (SMART-COMPASS). Clin Infect Dis. 2019 May 17; 68(11):1961-1967. PMID: 30351426.
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    10. Doernberg SB, Tran TTT, Tong SYC, Paul M, Yahav D, Davis JS, Leibovici L, Boucher HW, Corey GR, Cosgrove SE, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Evans SR, Holland TL. Good Studies Evaluate the Disease While Great Studies Evaluate the Patient: Development and Application of a Desirability of Outcome Ranking Endpoint for Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 May 02; 68(10):1691-1698. PMID: 30321315.
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    11. Young K, Doernberg SB, Snedecor RF, Mallin E. Things We Do For No Reason: Contact Precautions for MRSA and VRE. J Hosp Med. 2019 Mar; 14(3):178-180. PMID: 30811326.
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    12. Karen Anstey, James Anstey, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, Sarah B. Doernberg, Lee-Lynn Chen, Iris M. Otani. Perioperative Use and Safety of Cephalosporin Antibiotics in Patients with Documented Penicillin Allergy. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2019 Feb 1; 143(2):ab29.
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    13. Catherine DeVoe, Monica Fung, Brian Schwartz, Sarah B Doernberg, Mimi Lo, Larissa Graff, Marisela Tan, Aaron Logan, Jennifer Babik, Peter Chin-Hong. 415. Breakthrough Invasive Fungal Infections in Adult Hematologic Malignancy Patients Receiving Isavuconazole Prophylaxis. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2018 Nov 26; 5(suppl_1):s158-s159.
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    14. Rachel Bystritsky, Albert T Young, Andrew Wong, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, Conan Macdougall, Henry F Chambers, Sarah B Doernberg. 1818. Characteristics of a Cohort of Patients on Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics Targeted for Prospective Audit and Feedback. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2018 Nov 26; 5(suppl_1):s516-s516.
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    15. Doernberg SB, Abbo LM, Burdette SD, Fishman NO, Goodman EL, Kravitz GR, Leggett JE, Moehring RW, Newland JG, Robinson PA, Spivak ES, Tamma PD, Chambers HF. Essential Resources and Strategies for Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in the Acute Care Setting. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 09 28; 67(8):1168-1174. PMID: 29590355.
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    16. Fung M, Schwartz BS, Doernberg SB, Langelier C, Lo M, Graff L, Tan M, Logan AC, Chin-Hong P, Babik JM. Breakthrough Invasive Fungal Infections on Isavuconazole Prophylaxis and Treatment: What Is Happening in the Real-World Setting? Clin Infect Dis. 2018 09 14; 67(7):1142-1143. PMID: 29617983.
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    17. Wilson MR, O'Donovan BD, Gelfand JM, Sample HA, Chow FC, Betjemann JP, Shah MP, Richie MB, Gorman MP, Hajj-Ali RA, Calabrese LH, Zorn KC, Chow ED, Greenlee JE, Blum JH, Green G, Khan LM, Banerji D, Langelier C, Bryson-Cahn C, Harrington W, Lingappa JR, Shanbhag NM, Green AJ, Brew BJ, Soldatos A, Strnad L, Doernberg SB, Jay CA, Douglas V, Josephson SA, DeRisi JL. Chronic Meningitis Investigated via Metagenomic Next-Generation Sequencing. JAMA Neurol. 2018 08 01; 75(8):947-955. PMID: 29710329.
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    18. Trang TP, Whalen M, Hilts-Horeczko A, Doernberg SB, Liu C. Comparative effectiveness of aerosolized versus oral ribavirin for the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus infections: A single-center retrospective cohort study and review of the literature. Transpl Infect Dis. 2018 Apr; 20(2):e12844. PMID: 29360277.
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    19. Doernberg SB, Chambers HF. Antimicrobial Stewardship Approaches in the Intensive Care Unit. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2017 09; 31(3):513-534. PMID: 28687210.
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    20. Doernberg SB, Lodise TP, Thaden JT, Munita JM, Cosgrove SE, Arias CA, Boucher HW, Corey GR, Lowy FD, Murray B, Miller LG, Holland TL. Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections: Research Priorities, Accomplishments, and Future Directions of the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 15; 64(suppl_1):S24-S29. PMID: 28350900.
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    21. Brondfield MN, Reid MJ, Rutishauser RL, Cope JR, Tang J, Ritter JM, Matanock A, Ali I, Doernberg SB, Hilts-Horeczko A, DeMarco T, Klein L, Babik JM. Disseminated Acanthamoeba infection in a heart transplant recipient treated successfully with a miltefosine-containing regimen: Case report and review of the literature. Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Apr; 19(2). PMID: 28067969.
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    22. Thomas L Holland, Joshua S Davis, Sarah B Doernberg, Thuy Tien T Tran, Scott R Evans, Sara E Cosgrove, Helen W Boucher, G Ralph Corey, Vance Fowler, Henry F Chambers, Steven Y. C Tong. Analysis of CAMERA-1 S. aureus Bacteremia Trial Results Using the DOOR. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2017 Jan 1; 4(suppl_1):s541-s541.
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    23. Sarah Doernberg, Natalia Gouskova, Scott Evans, Helen Boucher, G. Corey, Sara Cosgrove, Henry Chambers, Vance Fowler, Thomas Holland. BAC DOOR: A Clinician Ranking Exercise for Better Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia Trial Design. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2016 Dec 1; 3(suppl_1):1066.
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    24. Alexandra M. Hanretty, Sarah B. Doernberg, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko. Assessing the Impact of a Pharmacist-Managed Vancomycin Protocol on the Duration of Empiric Therapy. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2016 Dec 1; 3(suppl_1):1939.
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    25. Tracy P. Trang, Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, Sarah B. Doernberg, Conan Macdougall. Assessing the Impact of an Automatic Antimicrobial Stewardship Review of Positive Blood Cultures in Patients with Gram-Negative or Gram-Positive Bloodstream Infections. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2016 Dec 1; 3(suppl_1):1870.
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    26. Baxi SM, Robinson ML, Grill MF, Schwartz BS, Doernberg SB, Liu C. Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes Among Individuals With Spinal Implant Infections: A Descriptive Study. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Sep; 3(3):ofw177. PMID: 27704027.
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    27. Baxi SM, Clemenzi-Allen A, Gahbauer A, Deck D, Imp B, Vittinghoff E, Chambers HF, Doernberg S. Vancomycin MIC Does Not Predict 90-Day Mortality, Readmission, or Recurrence in a Prospective Cohort of Adults with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 09; 60(9):5276-84. PMID: 27324762.
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    28. Pollett S, Baxi SM, Rutherford GW, Doernberg SB, Bacchetti P, Chambers HF. Cefazolin versus Nafcillin for Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection in a California Tertiary Medical Center. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 08; 60(8):4684-9. PMID: 27216053.
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    29. Doernberg SB, Dudas V, Trivedi KK. Implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship program targeting residents with urinary tract infections in three community long-term care facilities: a quasi-experimental study using time-series analysis. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2015; 4:54. PMID: 26634119.
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    30. Angelo Clemenzi-Allen, Sanjiv Baxi, Alice Gahbauer, Brandon Imp, Daniel Deck, Sarah Doernberg, Henry F. Chambers. 727Evaluating the Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Clinical Presentation in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2014 Jan 1; 1(Suppl 1):s205-s205.
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    31. Sanjiv Baxi, Angelo Clemenzi-Allen, Alice Gahbauer, Daniel Deck, Brandon Imp, Sarah Doernberg, Henry F. Chambers. 724Vancomycin Minimum Inhibitory Concentration Does Not Predict Death, Recurrence or Readmission in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in a Safety-Net Hospital. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2014 Jan 1; 1(Suppl 1):s204-s204.
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    32. Doernberg SB, Winston LG, Deck DH, Chambers HF. Does doxycycline protect against development of Clostridium difficile infection? Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Sep; 55(5):615-20. PMID: 22563022.
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    33. Doernberg SB, Winston LG. Risk factors for acquisition of extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in an urban county hospital. Am J Infect Control. 2012 Mar; 40(2):123-7. PMID: 21775020.
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    34. Doernberg S, Schaaf B, Dalhoff K, Leng L, Beitin A, Quagliarello V, Bucala R. Association of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) polymorphisms with risk of meningitis from Streptococcus pneumoniae. Cytokine. 2011 Mar; 53(3):292-4. PMID: 21208809.
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