Steven M. Gordon, MD, FACP

Dr. Gordon, President of SHEA, is the Chairman of the Department of Infectious Disease and a Staff Member in the Transplantation Center at the Cleveland Clinic.

His specific areas of interests include management and treatment of infective endocarditis and cardiac device infections. Among ongoing projects, he has been focusing on antimicrobial stewardship in patients discharged on parenteral antibiotics, use of molecular methods in the management of infective endocarditis, and utility of interferon gamma release assay testing in healthcare workers.

Dr. Gordon earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York and completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics in Chicago, as well as a residency with the U.S. Public Health Service. He was a Fellow with the Centers for Disease Control, Hospital Infections Program, as well as a Fellow with Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He is certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease by the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Gordon has received a number of honors and awards over the years, has lectured at SHEA’s Annual Scientific Meetings and participated in SHEA committees, writing groups, and taskforces, and most recently served as the Guidelines Committee Board liaison. He served on HICPAC from 2003-2007. He has also presented a number of national and international meetings, and has published more than 100 articles and multiple book chapters.