The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Medicine

Mahmoud Shorman, MD

Associate Professor
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Division of Infectious Diseases


Medical School
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan, 1996

Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, New York Medical College/Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY, 2000

Rotation in transplant infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2001


Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 2002


American Board of Internal Medicine, 2000 - present
American Board of Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases 2002 - present
Infection Control, 2007- present

Professional Affiliations

Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Current Publications

Jackson LE, Shorman M.
A case of bilateral nocardia francinia adrenal abscesses in an intravenous drug-using splenectomized patient with tricuspid endocarditis. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2018 Jul 1;5(7):ofy141. eCollection 2018 Jul.

Aljindan RY, Hussein NE, Khoudair HA, Shaikh AY, Hassan HA, Alabdulqader NA, Shorman MA, Abdalhamid BA.
First description of plasmid mediated quinolone resistance genes in salmonella isolates from Saudi hospitals. Saudi Medical Journal. 2018 Jul;39(7):685-689.

Shorman M, Evans D, Gibson C, Perfect J.
Cases of disseminated cryptococcosis in intravenous drug abusers without HIV infection: A new risk factor? Medical Mycology Case Reports. 2016 Dec 2;14:17-19. eCollection 2016 Dec.

Current Presentations

Lorson W, Das A, Heidel R, Shorman M. Microbial epidemiology of infectious endocarditis in the intravenous drug abuse population: A retrospective study in East Tennessee. Presented at IDWeek; 2018 Oct 3-7; San Francisco, CA.

Lorson W, Das A, Heidel R, Shorman M. Factors that increase the likelihood of inpatient mortality in the endocarditis patient; A retrospective study. Presented at American College of Physicians Tennessee Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting; 2018 Oct 26-27; Chattanooga, TN.


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