Daniel Uslan

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UCLA Health Sciences Clinical Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences Assistant Professor, Medicine Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases
M.D., USC School of Medicine, 1997 - 2001
B.S., University of California, San Diego
B.S., Northwestern University
2004 - 2006 Mayo Clinic
2001 - 2002 Mayo Clinic
2002 - 2004 Mayo Clinic
2007 American Board of Internal Medicine
2004 American Board of Internal Medicine

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200 UCLA Medical Plaza
Suite 365-C
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Detailed Biography:

Dr. Daniel Z. Uslan has a longstanding interest in antibiotic utilization, benchmarking, and optimization. Dr. Uslan directs the antibiotic oversight program for the UCLA Health. His research is on antibiotic use, medical device infections including pacemaker infections, and epidemiology of infections. Dr. Uslan's clinical interests include bloodstream infections, surgical infections, endocarditis and other cardiovascular infections, and neurological infections.

Dr. Uslan received his medical degree from University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He also earned an M.S. in Biotechnology from Northwestern University. Dr. Uslan completed his internship, residency, and Infectious Diseases fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has numerous presentations and publications to his credit. Dr. Uslan was elected a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America in 2013.


A selected list of publications:

Welch Mariko, Uslan Daniel Z, Greenspon Arnold J, Sohail Muhammad R, Baddour Larry M, Blank Elisabeth, Carrillo Roger G, Danik Stephan B, Del Rio Ana, Hellinger Walter, Le Katherine Y, Miro Jose M, Naber Christoph, Peacock James E, Vikram Holenarasipur R, Tseng Chi-Hong, Prutkin Jordan M, Prutkin Jordan M   Variability in clinical features of early versus late cardiovascular implantable electronic device pocket infections Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE, 2014; 37(8): 955-62.
Frank Paul N, Palma Diaz Miguel Fernando, Uslan Daniel Z, Yeh Michael W   Histoplasmosis mimicking malignant adenopathy during diagnostic thyroid lobectomy JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery, 2014; 140(7): 664-6.
Greenspon Arnold J, Le Katherine Y, Prutkin Jordan M, Sohail M Rizwan, Vikram Holenarasipur R, Baddour Larry M, Danik Stephan B, Peacock James, Falces Carlos, Miro Jose M, Naber Christoph, Carrillo Roger G, Tseng Chi-Hong, Uslan Daniel Z   Influence of vegetation size on the clinical presentation and outcome of lead-associated endocarditis: results from the MEDIC registry JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, 2014; 7(6): 541-9.
Stavrakis Alexandra I, Niska Jared A, Shahbazian Jonathan H, Loftin Amanda H, Ramos Romela Irene, Billi Fabrizio, Francis Kevin P, Otto Michael, Bernthal Nicholas M, Uslan Daniel Z, Miller Lloyd S   Combination prophylactic therapy with rifampin increases efficacy against an experimental Staphylococcus epidermidis subcutaneous implant-related infection Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 2014; 58(4): 2377-86.
Dashiell-Earp Cody N, Bell Douglas S, Ang Alexis O, Uslan Daniel Z   Do physicians spend less time with patients in contact isolation?: a time-motion study of internal medicine interns JAMA internal medicine, 2014; 174(5): 814-5.
Kelesidis Theodoros, Humphries Romney, Chow Angela L P, Tsiodras Sotirios, Uslan Daniel Z   Emergence of daptomycin-non-susceptible enterococci urinary tract isolates Journal of medical microbiology, 2013; 62(Pt 7): 1103-5.
Johnson Steven W, Kanatani Meganne, Humphries Romney M, Uslan Daniel Z   Clinical impact of switching conventional enzyme immunoassay with nucleic acid amplification test for suspected Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea American journal of infection control, 2013; 41(4): 373-5.
Humphries Romney M, Uslan Daniel Z, Rubin Zachary   Performance of Clostridium difficile toxin enzyme immunoassay and nucleic acid amplification tests stratified by patient disease severity Journal of clinical microbiology, 2013; 51(3): 869-73.
Le Katherine Y, Sohail Muhammad R, Friedman Paul A, Uslan Daniel Z, Cha Stephen S, Hayes David L, Wilson Walter R, Steckelberg James M, Baddour Larry M, Baddour Larry M   Clinical features and outcomes of cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections due to staphylococcal species The American journal of cardiology, 2012; 110(8): 1143-9.

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