- Fellowship - Mount Sinai Beth Isreal (2005-2007), Infectious Diseases
- Residency - Maimonides Medical Center (2002-2005), Internal Medicine
- Medical School - Grant Medical College, India (1995-2001)
Laila Castellino, M.D.
- Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
Laila Castellino, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Dr. Castellino earned her medical degree at Grant Medical College in Mumbai, India. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Maimonides Medical Center and received advanced training in infectious diseases through a fellowship at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center.
Prior to joining UT Southwestern, Dr. Castellino served as Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio, where her work encompassed clinical health care as well as health care epidemiology. She also started a telehealth clinic to offer infectious disease services to veterans living in Columbus, Ohio and the surrounding areas. This service was well received by patients and staff alike. She’s a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
Dr. Castellino has contributed to the book Genital and Perianal Diseases, received numerous research and clinical grants, and published several academic articles.
Dr. Castellino’s interests outside of medicine include spending time with her family, cooking, and gardening.
Escherichia coli sequence type 131 (ST131) subclone H30 as an emergent multidrug-resistant pathogen among US veterans.
Colpan A, Johnston B, Porter S, Clabots C, Anway R, Thao L, Kuskowski MA, Tchesnokova V, Sokurenko EV, Johnson JR Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2013 Nov 57 9 1256-65
Healthcare-associated Legionnaires' disease: Limitations of surveillance definitions and importance of epidemiologic investigation.
Castellino LM, Gamage SD, Hoffman PV, Kralovic SM, Holodniy M, Bernstein JM, Roselle GA Journal of infection prevention 2017 Nov 18 6 307-310
Veterans Affairs Medical Center employee comments suggest additional educational targets to improve influenza vaccination campaigns.
Castellino L, Cheek VL, Jump RL Infection control and hospital epidemiology 2015 Mar 36 3 363-4
Serratia fonticola, pathogen or bystander? A case series and review of the literature.
Aljorayid A, Viau R, Castellino L, Jump RL IDCases 2016 5 6-8
- Escherichia coli sequence type 131 (ST131) subclone H30 as an emergent multidrug-resistant pathogen among US veterans.