Paschalis Vergidis, M.D.

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishGreek

Dr. Vergidis is an Infectious Disease specialist with expertise in infections in the immunocompromised host. He trained in Infectious Diseases at Boston University Medical Center and Transplant Infectious Diseases at Mayo Clinic. In 2012, Dr. Vergidis joined the Transplant Infectious Disease Team at the University of Pittsburgh. In 2016, he moved to the United Kingdom to join the National Aspergillosis Center at the University of Manchester. He returned to the Mayo Clinic in 2019. He is the Focus Group Chair of the Hematology-Oncology Infectious Disease Service. He has directed the COVID-19 Service. He is the co-lead for the Program on COVID-19 Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for immunosuppressed individuals. He is the Ambulatory Antimicrobial Stewardship Lead and the Antimicrobial Stewardship Education Chair. Dr. Vergidis is the site principal investigator for clinical trials on novel antifungal and antiviral medications. He is participating in national and international registries on fungal infections.

  1. General infectious diseases
  2. HIV/AIDS
  3. Transplant-associated infection
Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2016
    MSc - Clinical Research (Translational Science Track)University of Pittsburgh
  2. 2012
    Post-doctoral Fellowship - ResearchMayo Clinic, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, Division of Clinical Microbiology
  3. 2010
    Fellowship - Transplant Infectious DiseaseMayo Clinic Department of Medicine
  4. 2009
    Fellowship - Infectious DiseaseBoston University Medical Center, Department of Medicine
  5. 2007
    Resident - Internal Medicine, Department of MedicineSt. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Tufts University, Department of Medicine
  6. 2000
    MDUniversity of Patras

Certifications

  1. 2009
    Infectious DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2007
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Award for the Center for Individualized Medicine Candida albicans ProjectCenter for Individualized Medicine
  2. 2021
    Department of Medicine, Catalyst for Advancing in Academics AwardMayo Clinic
  3. 2021
    COVID-19 Team Excellence AwardMayo Clinic
  4. 2015
    Education and Research Foundation Medical Scholars Program (Mentor)Infectious Disease Society of America
  5. 2015
    Institute for Clinical Research, Outstanding Grant Proposal AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh
  6. 2014
    Clinical Characteristics and Molecular Pathogenesis of Intra-Abdominal Candidiasis (KL2TR000146-09)NIH KL2 Program
  7. 2012
    IDWeek 2012, ID Fellow's GrantInfectious Disease Society of America
  8. 2011
    49th Annual IDSA Meeting Fellows’ GrantInfectious Disease Society of America
  9. 2011
    51st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) Infectious Diseases Fellows’ GrantAmerican Society for Microbiology
  10. 2010
    48th Annual IDSA Meeting Fellows’ GrantInfectious Disease Society of America
  11. 2010
    50th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) Infectious Diseases Fellows’ GrantAmerican Society for Microbiology
  12. 2009
    Kass Award for Excellence in Clinical Care Massachusetts Infectious Diseases Society
  13. 2008
    Jonathan Freeman Scholarship for Scholarly Activity in Hospital EpidemiologySociety for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  14. 2000
    Medical School Award for Academic AchievementUniversity of Patras School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2022
    Work-group MemberMaintenance of Certification (MOC) Module Panel, Infectious Disease Society of America
  2. 2022 - present
    Hematology-Oncology ID Focus Group ChairMayo Clinic Rochester
  3. 2021 - 2022
    Abstract Review Committee, Category Co-ChairAmerican Transplant Congress
  4. 2021 - present
    Working Group MemberAmerican Society for Transplantation, Infectious Diseases Community of Practice
  5. 2021 - present
    Working Group MemberFungal Diagnostics Laboratory Consortium
  6. 2020 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Enterprise Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (EASP)
  7. 2020 - present
    Ambulatory Antimicrobial Stewarsdship LeadMayo Clinic
  8. 2019 - present
    MemberMycoses Study Group Education & Research Consortium
  9. 2019 - 2021
    Member, Education CommitteeInfectious Diseases Education Committee
  10. 2019 - present
    Member, Research CommitteeInfectious Diseases Research Committee
  11. 2010 - 2011
    MemberAmerican Academy of HIV Medicine
  12. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation
  13. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Microbiology
  14. 2009 - 2012
    Member, Research CommitteeInfectious Diseases Research Committee
  15. 2009 - 2010
    Fellows RepresentativeMayo Fellows Association
  16. 2008 - 2009
    Infection Prevention and Control Committee, MemberBoston University Medical Center
  17. 2008 - 2009
    Section RepresentativeBoston University Medical Center
  18. 2007 - 2010
    MemberMassachusetts Infectious Disease Society
  19. 2007 - 2010
    MemberHIV Medical Association
  20. 2007 - present
    MemberInfectious Disease Society of America
  21. 2006 - 2012
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  22. 2005 - 2012
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  23. 2004 - 2010
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society