Daniel S. Chertow, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Clinical Investigator

Critical Care Medicine Department

NIH Clinical Center

Building 10, Room 2C145
10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892



Research Topics

Influenza pathogenesis and treatment are research interests of Dr. Chertow. Recent investigations have focused on the study of influenza and bacterial co-pathogenesis in a mouse model and characterization of the clinical, microbiologic, and molecular virology features of fatal 1918 influenza and pneumonia cases.


Dr. Chertow is an Assistant Clinical Investigator in the Critical Care Medicine Department and a Special Volunteer in the Viral Pathogenesis and Evolution Section, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, NIAID. He is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Public Health Association.

Dr. Chertow received his undergraduate degree in Sociology from Boston College, his degree in Medicine from Northwestern University and his degree in Public Health with a focus in Health Policy and Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Diego and training in Applied Epidemiology as an officer in the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fellowship training in Critical Care was completed at NIH and Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University.

Selected Publications

  1. Chertow DS, Childs RW, Arai AE, Davey RT Jr. Cardiac MRI Findings Suggest Myocarditis in Severe Ebola Virus Disease. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;10(6):711-713.

  2. Chertow DS, Kleine C, Edwards JK, Scaini R, Giuliani R, Sprecher A. Ebola virus disease in West Africa--clinical manifestations and management. N Engl J Med. 2014;371(22):2054-7.

  3. Chertow DS, Nath A, Suffredini AF, Danner RL, Reich DS, Bishop RJ, Childs RW, Arai AE, Palmore TN, Lane HC, Fauci AS, Davey RT. Severe Meningoencephalitis in a Case of Ebola Virus Disease: A Case Report. Ann Intern Med. 2016;165(4):301-4.

  4. Kash JC, Walters KA, Kindrachuk J, Baxter D, Scherler K, Janosko KB, Adams RD, Herbert AS, James RM, Stonier SW, Memoli MJ, Dye JM, Davey RT Jr, Chertow DS, Taubenberger JK. Longitudinal peripheral blood transcriptional analysis of a patient with severe Ebola virus disease. Sci Transl Med. 2017;9(385).

  5. Barnes KG, Kindrachuk J, Lin AE, Wohl S, Qu J, Tostenson SD, Dorman WR, Busby M, Siddle KJ, Luo CY, Matranga CB, Davey RT, Sabeti PC, Chertow DS. Evidence of Ebola Virus Replication and High Concentration in Semen of a Patient During Recovery. Clin Infect Dis. 2017.

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