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He is recognized as a national and international leader in the design of clinical research trials of experimental devices and experimental drugs for the treatment of sepsis and severe infections.
BEVERLY, MA, September 03, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Beverly Hospital's Infectious Disease Physician Steven P. LaRosa, MD, has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in clinical infectious disease, and research into the treatment of patients with severe sepsis.
Dr. LaRosa provides inpatient and outpatient infectious disease consultation at Beverly Hospital and Addison Gilbert Hospital. He has a particular interest and expertise in the management of osteomyelitis, endocarditis, fever of unknown origin (FUO), skin and soft tissue infections, MRSA infections and tick-borne illness. Dr. LaRosa also is the Medical Director of Animicrobial Stewardship at Beverly Hospital and also is on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and CME Committee.
Dr. LaRosa is recognized as a national and international leader in the design of clinical research trials of experimental devices and experimental drugs for the treatment of sepsis and severe infections. Dr. LaRosa has participated in clinical end point committees, data safety monitoring boards, steering committees and advisory boards for numerous companies. He has written and published more than 30 peer-reviewed papers in medical literature.
Dr. LaRosa received an MD from Boston University School of Medicine in 1992. He was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society as a student. Subsequently, he completed an Internal Medicine Residency including a year as Chief Medical Resident at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He completed his Infectious Disease Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease.
Prior to joining the medical staff at Beverly Hospital, Dr. LaRosa held academic and clinical appointments at large tertiary centers and medical schools. He has held Staff Physician appointments at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Rhode Island Hospital (Brown Medical School) and Scott &White Hospital (Texas A&M Medical School). While at Brown he received the medical school teaching award and the Brown Medical School Infectious Disease Fellowship Teaching Award. He has been recognized as one of the Top Doctors in Infectious Disease by Castle Connolly previously in 2011 and 2013.
Dr. LaRosa considers himself a clinician first and foremost. He enjoys the challenge of being able to work through complex medical situations, make a diagnosis and return the patient back to health. He plans on continuing his practice for many years on the north shore of Massachusetts close to where he was brought up. He also plans to continue in active roles as a clinical researcher in severe infections. He wants people from the north shore of Massachusetts to know that he is available as a resource at a facility close to their home.
Beverly Hospital provides a full continuum of high-quality, cost-efficient services in primary care, outpatient care, acute care, home health, senior health and behavioral health. For more information about the hospital, please visit http://www.beverlyhospital.org.
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