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George Sakoulas, M.D.

George Sakoulas, M.D., Harbor UCLA Infectious Diseases

George Sakoulas, M.D.

Dr. Sakoulas is an active infectious diseases clinician at Sharp Memorial Hospital and Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group in San Diego, is an Associate Adjunct Professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and attends on the Infectious Diseases Consult Service at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Sakoulas earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his postgraduate training in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in 1998. From 1998-1999 he served as chief medical resident in the Department of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. From 1999 to 2002, he was a fellow in infectious diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where he developed interests in Gram positive infections.  Dr Sakoulas is the author or coauthor of more than 120 scientific publications and has written numerous book chapters and scientific abstracts. He lectures extensively on topics such as the global implications of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) and discovering better treatment options or severe infections. His research interests include the investigation of the relationships between antimicrobial resistance and virulence mechanisms in S. aureus.