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

Research Focus

Dr. Shorman is interested in multiple issues related to skin, bone and heart infections, both in terms of best approaches using antibiotics and hospital processes that lead to best outcomes.

Education

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

Residency
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

Fellowship

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


Certifications

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

Walker B, Heidel E, Shorman M.
Clinical characteristics and outcome of staphylococcus aureus prostate abscess, ten-year experience at a tertiary care center. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2019 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Lorson WC, Heidel RE, Shorman MA.
Microbial epidemiology of infectious endocarditis in the intravenous drug abuse population: A retrospective study. Infectious Diseases and Therapy. 2019 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print]

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

Majdick K, Kaye K, Shorman M. CNS blastomycosis: A descriptive analysis and review of diagnosis and treatment. Presented at IDWeek; 2019 Oct 2-6; Washington, DC.

Morelli MK, Lorson W, Shorman M. There was a fungus among us: A cohort of fungal infectious endocarditis cases in East Tennessee. Presented at IDWeek; 2019 Oct 2-6; Washington, DC.

Livesay JE, Lorson WC, Heidel ER, Shorman M. Do I really need a transesophageal echo? Comparing echocardiographic modalities in native valve infective endocarditis due to methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus. Presented at IDWeek; 2019 Oct 2-6; Washington, DC.

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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