Dr. Elizabeth Dufort Joins Department of Pediatric Infectious Disease

Dr. Elizabeth Dufort Joins Department of Pediatric Infectious Disease


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March 4, 2011  - Albany , NY

ALBANY, N.Y., March 4, 2011-Elizabeth Dufort, M.D., an expert in pediatric infectious disease, joins Albany Medical Center Children's Hospital. She has also been appointed clinical assistant professor at Albany Medical College.

Dr. Dufort received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine in Buffalo. She then completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at New York University and Bellevue Hospital, followed by a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases from Alpert Medical School of Brown University/ Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.

Previously, Dr. Dufort has served as assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of pediatric infectious diseases at Alpert Medical School of Brown University as well as attending physician in Hasbro Children's Hospital/ Rhode Island Hospital. Simultaneously, she worked consulting staff in the department of pediatrics at the Women and Infants Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.

Dr. Dufort is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases. She is an expert in pediatric infectious diseases, and specializes in pediatric HIV medicine. She also has a special interest in pediatric global health and global health medical education.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Dufort, patients should call (518) 262-5332.


Albany Medical Center is northeastern New York's only academic health sciences center and the largest private sector employer in the Capital Region. The Center incorporates a 651-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, one of New York's largest teaching hospitals that includes about 300 physicians of the Albany Medical College Faculty Practice. Albany Medical College, one of the nation's first private medical colleges, educates many of the doctors and other medical professionals that practice in the region and provides residency and continuing medical education programs. Albany Medical Center also supports a biomedical research enterprise to further understanding of illness and discovery of tomorrow's cures. Information about Albany Medical Center can be found at www.amc.edu or www.facebook.com/albanymedicalcenter.

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Sue  Ford


(518) 262 - 3421

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