ACO Physician Directory
Home >  ACO Physician Directory

Uzma N. Sarwar, MD

Practice Specialty
Infectious Disease
Medical Education
State University of NY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
New York University
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
National Institutes of Health
Main Location
Montefiore Wakefield Campus
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
Phone: (718) 920-9889
Fax: (718) 920-9036
Get Directions | View Map
Academic Title
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Administrative Title
Attending Physician, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Clinical Focus

Dr. Sarwar’s clinical practice is focused on the expansion of antimicrobial stewardship and early infectious disease consultation in the Emergency department.

Research Focus

Innate and adaptive immune responses to investigational HIV vaccines, antimicrobial stewardship in the emergency department.




Uzma N. Sarwar received her bachelor’s and medical degrees from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She completed her internal medicine residency at New York University  and a fellowship in infectious diseases at  New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Sarwar was a research fellow at the Vaccine Research Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH) where she worked as an investigator for early phase clinical trials of candidate vaccines for HIV, malaria, influenza, Ebola, Chikungunya, and other emerging infectious diseases.

Dr, Sarwar—who joined Montefiore in 2013— received the National Institutes of Health Director’s Award in 2013 as a member of the malaria vaccine study team.