About Farrin Manian, MD

Farrin A. Manian, MD, MPH, FACP, FSHEA, FIDSA, received his Masters of Science in Public Health-Epidemiology and MD (cum laude) degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honors Society. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical School in Nashville. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America and Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Dr. Manian has authored or coauthored more than 90 scientific articles and book chapters. He is the author of the book, Mosby's Curbside Clinician: Infectious Diseases and was the first editor of APIC handbook of Infection Control. He is a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Infection Control. His publications have appeared in peer-reviewed scientific journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and the AmericanJournal of Infection Control. He has been voted as one of America's "Top Doctors" in Infectious Diseases.

His hobbies include photography and collecting antique medical books and paraphernalia. He created the website http://www.doctorsbestshots.com donating his photographs in return for a donation to the Care for AIDS Patients fund designed to defray the cost of care of indigent patients with HIV infection.

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Clinician Educator Services
50 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114-2517
Phone: 617-643-0604
Fax: 617-724-9428

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Residency, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

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