Muhammad Yasser Alsafadi, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Alsafadi completed internal medicine residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in affiliation with Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, followed by a fellowship in infectious diseases at Baylor College of Medicine in affiliation with MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. 

Description of Research

Dr. Alsafadi has years of experience in treating patients with challenging infections like endocarditis, osteomyelitis, and device related infections. Furthermore, he prescribes PrEP and has added expertise in the management of HIV and AIDS-defining illnesses. Dr. Alsafadi is a leader in antimicrobial stewardship, outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT), and quality improvement in the practice infectious diseases.


Evaluation of computerized clinical decision support system to reduce unnecessary nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing
Huynh, DN, Shah, PJ, Greenlee, SB, Long, SW & Alsafadi, MY 2023, , Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 537-539.

Evaluation of contact precautions for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus
Bardossy, AC, Alsafadi, MY, Starr, P, Chami, E, Pietsch, J, Moreno, D, Johnson, L, Alangaden, G, Zervos, M & Reyes, K 2017, , American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 45, no. 12, pp. 1369-1371.