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Joseph Sassine, MD
Internal Medicine

Joseph Sassine, MD

Assistant Professor

Infectious Diseases Section

Department of Medicine


Dr. Sassine received his medical degree from the Lebanese American University School of Medicine in Lebanon. He subsequently completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, NY, where he also served as a Chief Resident. He subsequently pursued a fellowship in Infectious Diseases, Immunocompromised Track, at the University of Texas Health Science Center and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, where he also served as a Chief Fellow. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Infectious Diseases Section in the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

He specializes in diagnosing and treating infections in immunocompromised hosts, including transplant recipients and patients with cancer. His research interests include infections in patients with hematological malignancies, including hematopoietic cell transplantation and CAR T cell recipients

405-271-6122

joseph-sassine@ouhsc.edu


Academic Section(s):

Infectious Diseases


Education:

  • Medical School – MD: Lebanese American University School of Medicine, Byblos, Lebanon
  • Residency – Internal Medicine: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY
  • Fellowship – Infectious Diseases: University of Texas Health Science Center and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX


Board Certification(s):

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases


Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Infections in transplant recipients
  • Infections in patients with cancer