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Michael H. Augenbraun, MD

Professor of Medicine
Chief, Infectious Diseases Division

Tel: (718) 270-2234 • Fax: (718) 270-4123


Mailing Address:
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 56
Brooklyn, New York 11203

Research Interests:

STDs, Syphilis, Herpes, Hepatitis C, HIV

Current projects:

Chlamydia and syphilis diagnostics, Hepatitis C and HIV natural history

Education and Training:
  • BA: History University of Rochester 1981
  • MD: University of Rochester 1985
  • Internal Medicine Residency: North Shore University Hospital/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 1988
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine 1990
  • Hoffman S, Higgins JA, Beckford-Jarrett ST, Augenbraun M, Bylander KE, Mantell JE, Wilson TE. Contexts of risk and networks of protection: NYC West Indian immigrants' perceptions of migration and vulnerability to sexually transmitted diseases. Cult Health Sex. 2011:13:513-28.
  • Workowski K, Berman S, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) Sexually ransmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2010. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2010:59 (RR-12):1-110.
  • Schwartz R, Bruno D, Augenbraun M et al. Perceived financial need and sexual risk behavior among urban minority patients following sexually transmitted infection diagnosis. Sex Transm Dis. 2011:38:230-4.
  • Augenbraun M, French A, Glesby M et al. Hepatitis C virus infection and biological false positive syphilis tests. Sex Transm Infect 2010:86:97-8.