Lynne Strasfeld, MD

Lynne Strasfeld, MD

Lynne Strasfeld, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Program Director, OHSU Infectious Disease Fellowship
Division of Infectious Diseases, OHSU


B.S., Cornell University, 1992
M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, 1996


Internal Medicine - New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, 1999
Medical Chief Resident - New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2003


Infectious Diseases, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center (Bronx, NY), 2002

Current roles and responsibilities

Program Director, Infectious Diseases fellowship training program
Associate Medicine Director, Department of Infection Prevention and Control, Transplant and Hematologic Malignancies Services

Clinical interests

Infections in transplant candidates and recipients, infections in patients with hematologic malignancies

Research interests

Prevention of healthcare-associated infections in immunocompromised hosts


Dr. Strasfeld received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University in 1992 and a doctorate of medicine from Yale School of Medicine in 1996. Subsequent to completing training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases in New York, she has focused on infections in the immunocompromised host, prevention of healthcare-associated infection in this patient population, and graduate medical education. Dr. Strasfeld founded the Transplant Infectious Diseases group at OHSU when she arrived here in 2006.  Her main programmatic and research interest is the prevention of healthcare-associated infection and opportunistic infections in transplant recipients and other immunocompromised patients. In her role as Associate Medical Director for Infection Control for Transplant Services and as Program Director for the OHSU Infectious Diseases fellowship training program, she has provided mentorship to trainees on numerous scholarly projects focused on the prevention and management of infections in transplant recipients and other immunocompromised hosts. She has contributed original work to the peer-reviewed literature, provided invited review articles and chapters, been an invited author on high-profile guidelines documents, presented at national meetings, and served as site PI on important multi-center studies. Dr. Strasfeld maintains a clinical practice as supervising attending physician at OHSU and the VA Portland Health Care System.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.  They enjoy a host of outdoor activities and spending time with the family dog. 


View Dr. Strasfeld's full list of publications here.