Dr Benjamin Miko

Benjamin Miko is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. He specializes in the management of opportunistic infections among immunocompromised individuals as well as the treatment of vector-borne infections, HIV/AIDS, and mycobacterial infections. His past research has focused on the transmission of antimicrobial resistant pathogens among incarcerated individuals. Miko serves as the Program Director of the Columbia Infectious Diseases Fellowship and the Section Director of the Microbiology/Infectious Diseases Course for pre-clinical medical students. He is a member of the IDSA Medical Education Community of Practice.  Miko holds an MD from Boston University, an MSc in Biostatistics from Columbia University, and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He completed Internal Medicine Residency and Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center, where he also served as a post-doctoral research fellow with the Center for Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance. Miko joined the faculty of the Division of Infectious Diseases in 2013. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases) and the Royal College of Physicians of London (Tropical Medicine & Hygiene). Miko is a member of Item-Writing Task Force for the US Infectious Diseases Board Certification Examination (American Board of Internal Medicine). He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.