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Benjamin A. Miko, MD

Board Certifications: 
Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • HIV Infection
  • Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Disease In Immune Disorders
  • MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) Infection
  • Staphylococcal Infection

Specialties

Education & Training

  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

About Benjamin Miko

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
180 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 2-242
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-8039
Fax:
(212) 305-1754
Primary

Research

Dr. Miko’s research interests focus on the molecular epidemiology of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in both healthcare and community settings. His previous studies have evaluated the role of environmental contamination and multiple body site colonization on the risk of S. aureus transmission and infection. He remains actively engaged in research to reduce the incidence of staphylococcal infections in New York State maximum security prisons. His clinical interests include management of infectious complications of solid organ transplantation, bone marrow transplantation, and hematological malignancies. He also specializes in the treatment of staphylococcal infections, general infectious diseases, and HIV/AIDS.

Research Interests

  • Infectious diseases in immunocompromised hosts, staphylococcal infections, general infectious diseases, HIV primary care, MRSA molecular epidemiology

Grants

TRAINING IN INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH TO REDUCE ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE (TIRAR) (Federal Gov)

Sep 18 2007 - Aug 31 2012

Selected Publications

Befus MB, Miko BA, Herzig CT, Keleekai N, Mukherjee DV, Larson E, Lowy FD. HIV and colonization with Staphylococcus aureus in two maximum-security prisons in New York State. J Infect. 2016 Sep 1. pii: S0163-4453(16)30220-1. [Epub ahead of print].

Befus M, Mukherjee DV, Miko BA, Herzig CTA, Bai R, Appa ZL, Lowy FD, Larson EL. Obesity as a Determinant of Staphylococcus aureus Colonization among Maximum Security Prisoners in New York State. Am J Epidemiol. Published online ahead of print.

Miko BA, Befus M, Herzig CTA, Mukherjee DV, Apa ZL, Bai RY, Tanner JP, Gage D, Genovese M, Koenigsmann CJ, Larson EL, Lowy FD. Epidemiological and Biological Determinants of Staphylococcus aureus Clinical Infection in New York State Maximum Security Prisons. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;61:203-210.

Weinberg A, Miko B, Beck J, Bacchetta M, Monegro L. Is it safe to leave an ECMO circuit primed? Perfusion. 2015;30:49-9.

Miko BA, Kamath SS, Cohen BA, Jeon C, Jia H, Larson EL. Epidemiologic Associations Between Short-Bowel Syndrome and Bloodstream Infection Among Hospitalized Children. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Sep;4(3):192-7. Epub 2014 Aug 11.

Miko BA, Cohen B, Haxall K, Conway L, Kelly N, Stare D, Tropiano C, Gilman A, Seward SL, Larson E. Personal and household hygiene, environmental contamination, and health in undergraduate residence halls in New York City, 2011. PLoS One. 2013;8:e81460

Uhlemann AC, Hafer CA, Miko BA, Sowash M, Sullivan SB, Shu Q, Lowy FD. Emergence of ST398 as a community and healthcare-associated methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in Northern Manhattan. Clin Infect Dis. 2013;57:700-3.

Miko BA, Herzig CTA, Mukherjee DV, Befus M, Apa ZL, Bai RY, Lee CJ, Uhlemann AC, Larson EL, Lowy FD. Is Environmental Contamination Associated with Staphylococcus aureus Clinical Infection in Maximum Security Prisons? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34:540-2. 

Miko BA, Hafer CA, Lee CJ, Sullivan SB, Hackel MAM, Johnson BM, Whittier S, Della-Latta P, Uhlemann AC, Lowy FD. Molecular Characterization of Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Clinical Isolates in the United States, 2004 to 2010. J Clin Microbiol. 2013;54:874-9.

Miko BA, Uhlemann AC, Gelman A, Lee CJ, Hafer CA, Sullivan SB, Shi Q, Miller M, Zenilman J, Lowy FD. High prevalence of colonization with Staphylococcus aureus clone USA300 at multiple body sites among sexually transmitted diseases clinic patients: An unrecognized reservoir. Microbes Infect. 2012;14:1040-3.

Miko BA, Cohen B, Conway L, Gilman A, Seward SL, Larson E. Determinants of Personal and Household Hygiene among College Students in New York City, 2011. Am J Infect Control. 2012;40:940-5.