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Philip L. Graham III, MD, MSc

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children


Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-4558


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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatrics

Clinical Expertise

  • Epidemiology


Education & Training

  • MD, 1998 George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

About Philip Graham

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Quality and Patient Safety Officer for Women and Children's Health (NYP)
  • Hospital Epidemiologist (NYP Pediatrics/Obstetrics)
  • Emergency Preparedness Coordinator (NYP MSCH)

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


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


  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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


  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199


  • MagnaCare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care-Hudson Health Plan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care




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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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

Contact & Locations

622 West 168th Street
PH 4W-469
New York, New York 10032
(212) 305-4558
(212) 342-5212


Selected Publications

1: Barrell C, Covington L, Bhatia M, Robison J, Patel S, Jacobson JS, Buet A,
Graham PL, Saiman L. Preventive strategies for central line-associated
bloodstream infections in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant
recipients. Am J Infect Control. 2012 Jun;40(5):434-9. doi:
10.1016/j.ajic.2011.06.002. Epub 2011 Sep 9. PubMed PMID: 21907455.
2: Smith A, Saiman L, Zhou J, Della-Latta P, Jia H, Graham PL 3rd. Concordance of
Gastrointestinal Tract Colonization and Subsequent Bloodstream Infections With
Gram-negative Bacilli in Very Low Birth Weight Infants in the Neonatal Intensive 
Care Unit. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Sep;29(9):831-5. doi:
10.1097/INF.0b013e3181e7884f. PubMed PMID: 20539251; PubMed Central PMCID:
3: Graham PL 3rd, Della-Latta P, Wu F, Zhou J, Saiman L. The gastrointestinal
tract serves as the reservoir for Gram-negative pathogens in very low birth
weight infants. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2007 Dec;26(12):1153-6. PubMed PMID:
4: Patel SJ, Graham PL 3rd. Use of molecular typing in infection control. Pediatr
Infect Dis J. 2007 Jun;26(6):527-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 17529871.
5: Graham PL, LaRussa PS, Kohl KS; Brighton Collaboration Vaccinia Virus Adverse 
Event Working Group for Robust Take. Robust take following exposure to vaccinia
virus: case definition and guidelines of data collection, analysis, and
presentation of immunization safety data. Vaccine. 2007 Aug 1;25(31):5763-70.
Epub 2007 May 11. PubMed PMID: 17537551.
6: Graham PL 3rd, Lin SX, Larson EL. A U.S. population-based survey of
Staphylococcus aureus colonization. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Mar 7;144(5):318-25.
PubMed PMID: 16520472.
7: Graham PL 3rd, Begg MD, Larson E, Della-Latta P, Allen A, Saiman L. Risk
factors for late onset gram-negative sepsis in low birth weight infants
hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2006
Feb;25(2):113-7. PubMed PMID: 16462286.
8: Graham PL 3rd, Morel AS, Zhou J, Wu F, Della-Latta P, Rubenstein D, Saiman L. 
Epidemiology of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in the neonatal
intensive care unit. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2002 Nov;23(11):677-82.
PubMed PMID: 12452296.