Garabet Akoghlanian, MD

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Garabet Akoghlanian, MD

Infectious Disease 

Accepting New Patients

Galleria Clinic
4615 SW Freeway
10th Floor
Houston, TX 77027

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Phone Call (346) 739-8020
Fax (346) 245-8345
Language(s): English, Armenian, Arabic

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My Biography

Serving patients in the Houston Galleria Clinic, Dr. Garabet Akoghlanian is an accomplished Infectious Disease physician with a diverse and extensive background in clinical practice, research, and medical leadership.

Previously serving as an Infectious Disease Attending at Medstar Medical Group in Baltimore, he brings a wealth of experience from his roles, including serving as the Medical Director for Infectious Disease and Antimicrobial Stewardship at Ochsner Lafayette General Health in Louisiana.

Dr. Akoghlanian holds board certifications in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease from the ABIM. His research contributions include significant studies on HIV-related health issues and antibiotic stewardship, and he has published articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Fluent in Armenian and Arabic, Dr. Akoghlanian’s multilingual skills and experience contribute to his effective patient care and collaboration in diverse medical settings.

Research Experience:

The BEIJERINCK Study (08/2016 – 06/2018)

  • Location: University of South Florida
  • Description: A Double Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of LDL-C of Evolocumab (AMG 145) in Subjects with HIV and Hyperlipidemia and/or Mixed Dyslipidemia.
  • Role: Co-investigator

The REPRIEVE Study (08/2016 – 06/2018)

  • Location: University of South Florida
  • Description: A Randomized Trial to Prevent Vascular Events in HIV Patients.
  • Role: Co-investigator

Sepsis Quality Improvement Project (10/2016 – 01/2018)

  • Location: Tampa General Hospital – Emergency Department, University of South Florida
  • Description: A project to improve sepsis management practices.
  • Role: Member of the committee

Abstracts:

Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Secondary to MRSA: A Case Report (2016)

  • Event: Research Day
  • Location: Louisiana State University

Delayed Presentation of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex in an Adult Woman (2016)

  • Event: ACP Meeting Louisiana Chapter
  • Location: Louisiana State University

Chronic Lithium-Dependent Brugada Syndrome Unmasking in a Bipolar Patient (2013)

  • Event: Research Day
  • Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Program: Internal Medicine Residency

Presentations:

Arenaviridae, Caliciviridae, Prion Disease in Humans (10/2017)

  • Event: Fellow Lecture
  • Location: University of South Florida

Infectious Disease Board Review (7/2017)

  • Event: Fellow Lecture
  • Location: University of South Florida

Diagnostics in Infectious Disease (4/2017)

  • Event: Infectious Disease Grand Rounds
  • Location: University of South Florida
  • Additional: Also published online at USF podcasts website

Infections of The Eye (4/2017)

  • Event: Fellow Lecture
  • Location: University of South Florida

A Deadly Fungal Pneumonia in a BMT Patient (3/2017)

  • Event: Fellow Lecture
  • Location: University of South Florida

The Dilemma in the Diagnosis of C. Difficile (1/2017)

  • Event: Journal Club
  • Location: University of South Florida

Antibiotic Stewardship (11/2016)

  • Event: Fellow Lecture
  • Location: University of South Florida

Positions & Awards:

Achieved the IDSA Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence (2021)

  • Organization: Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center
  • Description: Recognized for the excellence of the Antimicrobial Stewardship program.

Medical Director of Infectious Disease and Antimicrobial Stewardship (2018-2021)

  • Organization: Ochsner Lafayette General Health

Chief Fellow, Infectious Disease (2017)

  • Institution: University of South Florida

Second Place Abstract – Research Day (2016)

  • Institution: University of South Florida
  • Abstract Title: “Where Is Your Antibiogram? Assessment of the Utilization of Local Antibiograms in Educational Facilities”

First Place, Best Abstract and Best Presentation – Research Day (2014)

  • Institution: Louisiana State University
  • Abstract: “Chronic Lithium-Dependent Brugada Syndrome Unmasking in a Bipolar Patient”

Dean’s List Letter (2012)

    • Institution: Damascus Medical School, Syria

Locations

Galleria Clinic

4615 Southwest Fwy
10th Floor
Houston, TX 77027

 

Conditions Treated

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Fevers of unknown origin
  • Orthopedic Infections
  • Surgical Infections
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Infection Control
  • Immunizations/Vaccinations
  • Outpatient Infusion

Education and Certifications

Medical School

  • Damascus University, School of Medicine – Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

Residency

  • Neurology Residency – National Hospital of Swaida, Swaida, Syrian Arab Republic
  • Internal Medicine Residency – Louisiana State University, Lafayette, Louisiana

Fellowship

  • Infectious Disease Fellowship – University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Infectious Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine

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