Victor Fainstein, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Academic Institute
Deputy Chair & Division Chair, Department of Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Education & Training

Clinical Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine
Clinical Fellowship, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
MD, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Publications

Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of voriconazole prophylaxis for prevention of invasive aspergillosis in high-risk liver transplant recipients
Balogh, J, Gordon Burroughs, S, Boktour, M, Patel, S, Saharia, A, Ochoa, RA, McFadden, R, Victor, DW, Ankoma-Sey, V, Galati, J, Monsour, HP, Fainstein, V, Li, XC, Grimes, KA, Gaber, AO, Aloia, T & Ghobrial, RM 2016, , Liver Transplantation, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 163-170. https://doi.org/10.1002/lt.24365

Nonsyphilitic painless genital ulcer
Gonzalez, OY, Graviss, EA, Teeter, LD, Fainstein, V & Rodriguez-Barradas, MC 2005, , Infections in Medicine, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 80-83.

Endocarditis with Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm Caused by Cardiobacterium valvarum sp. nov.
Han, XY, Meltzer, MC, Woods, JT & Fainstein, V 2004, , Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 1590-1595. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.42.4.1590-1595.2004

Influence of filgrastim (granulocyte colony-stimulating factor) on human immunodeficiency virus type 1 RNA in patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis
Studies of Ocular Complications of AIDS (SOCA) Research Group 2002, , Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 186, no. 7, pp. 1013-1018. https://doi.org/10.1086/342956

Fournier's gangrene due to Candida glabrata: Case report and review of the literature
Septimus, JD, Samo, T & Fainstein, V 2002, , Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 406-407. https://doi.org/10.1097/00019048-200209000-00008

Liposomal nystatin (LNY) vs. amphotericin B (AMB) for Candidemia in non-neutropenic patients: A historical comparison
Gordon, D, Baird, I, Darouiche, R, Fainstein, V, Juaregui, L, Levy, C & Lewis, P 1997, Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 25, no. 2.

Foscarnet-ganciclovir cytomegalovirus retinitis trial: 5. Clinical features of cytomegalovirus retinitis at diagnosis
Gilpin, AMK, Lewis, RA, Clogston, P, Fainstein, V, Gross, R, Samo, T, Tuttle, C, Jabs, DA, Apuzzo, L, Bartlett, J, Coleson, L, Dunn, JP, Eldred, L, Feinberg, J, Flynn, T, King, R, Leslie, J, Barron, B, Greenspan, D, LeCount, C, Peyman, G, Franklin, R, Polsky, B, Squires, K, Wise-Campbell, S, Friedman, AH, Cheung, TW, Justin, N, Teich, S, Sacks, H, Severin, C, Friedberg, DN, Dietrich, D, Addessi, A, Frost, K, Weinberg, D, Jampol, L, Murphy, R, Naughton, K, Henderly, D, Holland, GN, Chafey, S, Hardy, D, Fall, H, MacArthur-Chang, L, Freeman, WR, Meixnert, L, Peterson, TJ, Quiceno, JI, Rickman, L, Simanello, MA, Spector, S, ODonell, J, Hoffman, J, Irvine, A, Jacobson, M, Larson, J, Seiff, S, Davis, J, Chuang, E, Espinal, M, Mendez, P, Vandenbroucke, R, Cheeseman, R, Gittinger, J, Haubrich, R, Kachadoorian, H, Tolson, K, Kline, JM, Klemm, AC, Stecens, M, Webb, R, Brown-Bellamy, J, Markowitz, JA, Meinert, CL, Brookmeyer, R, Coleson, L, Collins, KB, Collison, BJ, Dodge, J, Donithan, M, Fink, N, Gerzack, C, Isaacson, MR, Levine, CR, Martin, B, Min, YI, Owens, RM, Nowakowski, DJ, Saah, A, Singer, S, Smith, M, Sternberg, AL, Tonascia, J, Van Natta, ML, Davis, MD, Agres-Segal, M, Armstrong, J & Brickbauer, J 1997, , American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 124, no. 2, pp. 141-157. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0002-9394(14)70778-0

Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment in patients with cytomegalovirus retinitis: The foscarnet-ganciclovir cytomegalovirus retinitis trial
Lewis, RA, Clogston, PS, Fainstein, V, Gross, R, Samo, T, Tuttle, C, Jabs, DA, Apuzzo, L, Bartlett, J, Coleson, LC, Dunn, JP, Eldred, L, Flynn, T, King, R, Leslie, J, Barron, B, Greenspan, D, LeCount, C, Peyman, G, Franklin, R, Heinemann, MH, Polsky, B, Squires, K, Friedman, AH, Cheung, TW, Justin, N, Sacks, H, Severin, C, Teich, S, Friedberg, DN, Addessi, A, Dietrich, D, Frost, K, Lafleur, F, Weinberg, DV, Jampol, L, Murphy, R, Naughton, K, Henderly, D, Holland, N, Chafey, S, Fall, H, Hardy, D, Kimbrell, C, MacArthur, LJ, Freeman, WR, Meixnert, L, Peterson, TJ, Quiceno, JI, Rickman, L, Simanello, MA, Spector, S, ODonell, J, Bush, T, Hoffman, J, Irvine, A, Jacobson, M, Larson, J, Seiff, S, Wanner, M, Warner, L, Davis, J, Chuang, E, Espinal, M, Mendez, P, Vandenbrouke, R, Cheeseman, SH, Gittinger, J, Haubrich, R, Kachadoorian, H, Tolson, K, Klemm, AC, Kline, KM, Stevens, M, Webb, RM, Brown-Bellamy, J, Markowitz, JA, Meinert, CL, Binder, WH, Collison, BJ, Dodge, J, Donithan, M, Fink, N, Gerzak, MR, Jones, CP, Levine, CR, Min, YI, Meinert, JL, Nowakowski, DJ, Owens, RM, Saah, A, Sandford, AL, Tonascia, J, Van Natta, ML, Mowery, RL, Clark, T, Davis, MD, Korveick, J & Mills, J 1997, , American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 124, no. 1, pp. 61-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0002-9394(14)71645-9

Antiviral effects of foscarnet and ganciclovir therapy on human immunodeficiency virus p24 antigen in patients with aids and cytomegalovirus retinitis
Studies of Ocular Complications of AIDS Research Group in collaboration with AIDS Clinical Trials Group 1995, , Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 172, no. 3, pp. 613-621. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/172.3.613

A randomized double-blind trial of vancomycin versus teicoplanin for the treatment of gram-positive bacteremia in patients with cancer
Rolston, KVI, Nguyen, H, Amos, G, Eltin, L, Fainstein, V & Bodey, GP 1994, , Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 169, no. 2, pp. 350-355. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/169.2.350

Approaches to management of fungal infections in cancer patients: Article reviewed II
Fainstein, V 1992, , ONCOLOGY, vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 147-148.

Single agent therapy for infections in cancer patients: A prospective randomized trial comparing three extended-spectrum cephalosporins
Rolston, KVI, Jones, PG, Fainstein, V, Khardori, NM, Anaissie, EJ, Steelhammer, L & Bodey, GP 1991, , European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 139-145. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01964446

Clostridial bacteremia in cancer patients. A 12-year experience
Bodey, GP, Rodriguez, S, Fainstein, V & Elting, LS 1991, , Cancer, vol. 67, no. 7, pp. 1928-1942. https://doi.org/10.1002/1097-0142(19910401)67:7<1928::AID-CNCR2820670718>3.0.CO;2-9

Nosocomial infection caused by xanthomonas maltophilia: A case–control study of predisposing factors
Elting, LS, Khardori, N, Bodey, GP & Fainstein, V 1990, Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 134-138. https://doi.org/10.1086/646136

Nosocomial fungal pneumonia
Fainstein, V 1990, Drugs of Today, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 125-131.

Circadian variation in serum amikacin levels
Elting, L, Bodey, GP, Rosenbaum, B & Fainstein, V 1990, , Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, vol. 30, no. 9, pp. 798-801. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.1552-4604.1990.tb01876.x

ß-Lactam regimens for the febrile neutropenic patient
Bodey, GP, Fainstein, V, Elting, LS, Anaissie, E, Rolston, K, Khardori, N, Kantarjian, H, Plager, C, Murphy, WK, Holmes, F & Cabanillas, F 1990, , Cancer, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 9-16. https://doi.org/10.1002/1097-0142(19900101)65:1<9::AID-CNCR2820650105>3.0.CO;2-C

Haemophilus species bacteremia in patients with cancer. A 13-year experience
Fainstein, V, Berkey, P, Elting, L & Bodey, GP 1989, , Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 149, no. 6, pp. 1341-1345. https://doi.org/10.1001/archinte.149.6.1341

Necrotizing gas-forming infections in cancer patients
Chu, DZJ, Fainstein, V, Bodey, GP, Hopfer, RL, Luna, MA & Hickey, RC 1989, , Southern Medical Journal, vol. 82, no. 7, pp. 860-863. https://doi.org/10.1097/00007611-198907000-00017

Intestinal crytosporidiosis treated with eflornithine: A prospective study among patients with AIDS
Rolston, KVI, Fainstein, V & Bodey, GP 1989, , Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 426-430.