Amy Weintrob
Professor of Medicine

Office Phone: 202-745-8000 ext. 55714
Email: Email
Department: Medicine


  • BA, University of Virginia, 1994
  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1998


Dr. Amy Weintrob received her B.A. with highest distinction and her M.D. from the University of Virginia. She went on to complete her internal medicine residency and her infectious diseases fellowship at Duke University Medical Center where she served as the assistant chief resident for the Duke Outpatient Clinic and Durham Regional Hospital. For nearly a decade, she worked for the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center before moving to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Washington, D.C. and joining the infectious diseases faculty at George Washington University (GW). She is currently the Medical Center Epidemiologist at the DC VAMC and oversees the Infection Control program there. She also organizes the GW infectious diseases fellowship core curriculum.

Her areas of interest include HIV infection as well as preventing hospital acquired infections. She serves as the site principal investigator on multiple HIV related studies.


Her areas of interest include HIV infection, hepatitis C infection, and infection control/hospital epidemiology. She serves as principal investigator for multiple studies and oversees a research team at the DC VAMC.


Dr. Weintrob was elected into Phi Beta Kappa in 1993 and into Alpha Omega Alpha in 1997. Her awards include the John Maher Award for Research Excellence (2010), the James J Leonard Award for Excellence in Teaching (2008), and the Przemyslaw “Mac” Hirszel Award for Excellence in Teaching Clinical Reasoning (2007).


  • Infectious Diseases


Chi S and Weintrob A. More than meets the eye: Papilledema from syphilis posing as idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Int J STD AIDS. 2020. PMID: 32753004.

Petfield JL, Tribble DR, Potter BK, Lewandowski LR, Weintrob AC, Krauss M, Murray CK, Stinner DJ; Trauma Infectious Disease Outcomes Study Group. Is bone loss or devascularization associated with recurrence of osteomyelitis in wartime open tibia fractures? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2019 Apr;477(4):789-801. doi: 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000411. PMID: 30901004.

Weintrob AC, Murray CK, Xu J, Krauss M, Bradley W, Warkentien TE, Lloyd BA, Tribble DR. Early Infections Complicating the Care of Combat Casualties from Iraq and Afghanistan. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Apr;19(3):286-297. doi: 10.1089/sur.2017.240. Epub 2018 Jan 19. PMID:29863446.

Tribble DR, Krauss MR, Murray CK, Warkentien TE, Lloyd BA, Ganesan A, Greenberg L, Xu J, Li P, Carson ML, Bradley W, Weintrob AC. Epidemiology of Trauma-Related Infections among a Combat Casualty Cohort after Initial Hospitalization: The Trauma Infectious Disease Outcomes Study. Surg Infect. 2018 Jul;19(5):494-503. doi: 10.1089/sur.2017.241. PMID:29717911

McDonald JR, Liang SY, Li P, Maalouf S, Murray CK, Weintrob AC, Schnaubelt ER, Kuhn J, Ganesan A, Bradley W, Tribble DR; Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program Trauma Infectious Disease Outcomes Study Group. Infectious Complications after Deployment Trauma: Following Wounded United States Military Personnel into Veterans Affairs Care. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Sep 28;67(8);1205-1212. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy280. PMID:29659771

Lucar J, Hart R, Rayeed N, Terzian A, Weintrob A, Siegel M, Parenti DM, Squires LE, Williams R, Castel AD, Benator DA; DC Cohort Executive Committee. Sexually Transmitted Infections Among HIV-Infected Individuals in the District of Columbia and Estimated HIV Transmission Risk: Data From the DC Cohort. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 24;5(2):ofy017. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy017. eCollection 2018 Feb. PMID:29479550

Ganesan A, Mesner O, Okulicz JF, O'Bryan T, Deiss RG, Lalani T, Whitman TJ, Weintrob AC, Macalino G, Agan BK; Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program HIV/STI Working Group. A single dose of benzathine penicillin G is as effective as multiple doses of benzathine penicillin G for the treatment of HIV-infected persons with early syphilis. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;60(4):653-60.

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported a financial interest with the health care related companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the University and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

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