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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Division of Infectious Diseases


photo of Jameela Yusuff, MD

Jameela Yusuff, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Tel: (718) 270-6747 / 3745 • Fax: (718) 270-2298


Research Interests:

Smoking Cessation and HIV, HIV/HCV Coinfection

Current projects:

Barriers to HCV treatment: Comparison of Coinfected vs. Monoinfected Patients; Smoking Cessation Interventions Among HIV Patients.

Education and Training:
  • Medical School: Mt.Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine: Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Infectious Diseases: Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Currently enrolled in School of Public Health at SUNY DMC to finish MPH by Spring 2012
Why I enjoy working at SUNY Downstate:

I particularly enjoy the dedication, commitment and comaderie among the staff. The educational and research opportunities are plentiful and the enthusiasm of the housestaff is infectious.

Mailing Address:
450 Clarkson Avenue, MSC 1240
Brooklyn, NY 11203

  • Yusuff, Jameela and Kuntz, Katharine. Treatment Initiation of First line Antiretrovirals in HIV-infected Individuals. IAS-USA, Cases on the Web, submitted July 22, 2016.
  • Park, Tae Eun, Yusuff, Jameela, Sharma, Roopali. Use of aspirin and statins for the primary prevention of myocardial infarction and stroke in patients with HIV infection." International Journal of STD & AIDS (Accepted, Article number: 585448)
  • Sarkar S, D’Amico R, Yusuff J, Azar E, and Perlman D.PML with Isolated Cerebellar Involvement in HIV Patients, Scandanavian Journal of Infectious Diseases January 2007 39:4, 34-350.