Education

Medical School
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (2001)
Internship
Rochester General Hospital (2003), Internal Medicine
Residency
Ochsner Medical Center (2004), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital (2009), Infectious Diseases

Research Interest

  • Hospital Epidemiology/Infection Control
  • Osteomyelitis

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

What are the Optimal Cutoff Values for ESR and CRP to Diagnose Osteomyelitis in Patients with Diabetes-related Foot Infections?
Lavery LA, Ahn J, Ryan EC, Bhavan K, Oz OK, La Fontaine J, Wukich DK, Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. 2019 Jul 477 7 1594-1602
Are We Misdiagnosing Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis? Is the Gold Standard Gold?
Lavery LA, Crisologo PA, La Fontaine J, Bhavan K, Oz OK, Davis KE, J Foot Ankle Surg 2019 Jul 58 4 713-716
Diabetic Foot Syndrome in the Twenty-First Century.
Lavery LA, Oz OK, Bhavan K, Wukich DK, Clin Podiatr Med Surg 2019 Jul 36 3 355-359
Biofilm and diabetic foot ulcer healing: all hat and no cattle.
Lavery LA, Bhavan K, Wukich DK, Ann Transl Med 2019 Apr 7 7 159
2018 Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy.
Norris AH, Shrestha NK, Allison GM, Keller SC, Bhavan KP, Zurlo JJ, Hersh AL, Gorski LA, Bosso JA, Rathore MH, Arrieta A, Petrak RM, Shah A, Brown RB, Knight SL, Umscheid CA Clin. Infect. Dis. 2019 Jan 68 1 1-4
2018 Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy.
Norris AH, Shrestha NK, Allison GM, Keller SC, Bhavan KP, Zurlo JJ, Hersh AL, Gorski LA, Bosso JA, Rathore MH, Arrieta A, Petrak RM, Shah A, Brown RB, Knight SL, Umscheid CA Clin. Infect. Dis. 2019 Jan 68 1 e1-e35

Honors & Awards

  • Leadership in Clinical Excellence
    Program Development Award (2019)
  • HIIMS Award
    Health Care Information and Management Systems Society (2018)
  • Innovation in Clinical Practice Award
    Infectious Diseases Society of America (2017)
  • Deans LEAD Capstone Project Recognition Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Center LEAD Program (2016)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Infectious Disease Society of America