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Dr. Jonathan Hand specializes in infectious diseases at Ochsner Health. He earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans and completed his internship, residency and infectious diseases fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. He is currently an associate professor of medicine at The University of Queensland School of Medicine Ochsner Clinical School. Dr. Hand specializes in the treatment of infections in immunocompromised patients who anticipate or undergo solid organ or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation as well as patients treated with other immunosuppressive therapies. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Transplantation and has served on the executive committee of the Infectious Diseases community of practice. He is also a member of The Transplantation Society, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and Fellow of The Infectious Diseases Society of America. Dr. Hand is the Section Head of Transplant Infectious Diseases and the Medical Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Ochsner Medical Center. He also serves as co-chair of the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency's Advisory Board and Associate Medical Director providing guidance on infectious diseases-related concerns in organ donors and recipients. Dr. Hand leads clinical trials as Associate Research Medical Director of Infectious Diseases for Ochsner Health. His practice and research interests include infectious complications of transplant donors and recipients, vaccine and antimicrobial clinical trials and antimicrobial stewardship.

Medical Education

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Field of Study: medical school


Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Field of Study: Internal Medicine


Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Field of Study: Infectious Disease

  • American Board of Internal Medicine