Aditya Gaur, MD
Aditya H. Gaur, MD

Aditya H. Gaur, MD

Member, St. Jude Faculty

  • Medical Director, Occupational Health
  • Director, Translational Trials Unit
  • Director, Clinical Research, Infectious Diseases



MS – UT, College of Graduate Health Sciences, Memphis
MBBS – South Gujarat University, Surat, Gujarat, India
MD – South Gujarat University, Surat, Gujarat, India
DCH – South Gujarat University, Surat, Gujarat, India

Clinical Interests

  • Diagnosis and treatment of infections in immunocompromised children
  • Pediatric HIV infection
  • Epidemiology of infectious diseases

Selected Publications

Gaur AH, Flynn PM, Bitar W, Liang H. Optimizing Frequency of CD4 Assays in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses Mar; 29(3):418-22, 2013. Epub 2012 Oct 31. PMC3581070.

Gaur AH, Bundy DG, Gao C, Werner EJ, Billet AL, Hord JD, Siegel JD, Dickens D, Winkle C, Miller MR. Surveillance of Hospital-Acquired Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology patients: Lessons Learned, Challenges Ahead. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol Mar;34(3):316-20, 2013.

Gaur AH, Cohen RA, Read JS, Hance LF, Dominguez K, Alarcon JO, Menezes J, Peixoto MF, Mussi-Pinhata MM, Coelho DF, Mitchell C, Siberry GK. Prechewing and Prewarming Food for HIV-exposed Children: A Prospective Cohort Experience from Latin America. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. AIDS Patient Care STDS Mar;27(3):142-5, 2013. (PMC3634149)

Gaur AH, Miller MR, Gao C, Rosenberg C, Morrell GC, Coffin SE, Huskins WC. Evaluating Application of the National Healthcare Safety Network Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection Surveillance Definition — A survey of pediatric intensive care and hematology/oncology units. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol Jul;34(7):663-70, 2013.

Garvie PA, Flynn PM, Belzer M, Britto P, Hu C, Graham B, Neely M, McSherry G, Spector SA, Gaur AH for the Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group P1036B Team. Psychological factors, beliefs about medication, and adherence of youth with HIV-1 in a multisite directly observed therapy (DOT) pilot study. J Adolesc Health 48(6):637-40, 2011.

Gaur AH, Freimanis-Hance L, Dominguez K, Mitchell C, Menezes J, Mussi-Pinhata MM, Peixoto MF, Alarcon J, Coelho DF, Read JS. Knowledge and Practice of Prechewing/Prewarming Food by HIV-infected Women. Pediatrics May;127(5):e1206-11, 2011.

Gaur AH, Belzer M, Britto P, Garvie PA, Hu C, Graham B, Neely M, McSherry G, Spector SA, Flynn PM, for the Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group P1036B Team. Directly observed therapy (DOT) for non-adherent HIV infected youth - lessons learned, challenges ahead. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26(9):947-53, 2010.

Gaur AH, Bagga B, Barman S, Hayden R, Lamptey A, Hoffman H, Flynn PM, Tuomanen E, Webby R. Intravenous zanamivir for oseltamivir-resistant 2009 H1N1 influenza. N Engl J Med 362(1):88-9, 2010.

Hakim H, Flynn PM, Srivastava DK, Knapp K, Li C, Okuma J, Gaur AH. Risk Prediction in Pediatric Cancer Patients with Febrile Neutropenia. Pediatr Infect Dis J 29(1):53-9, 2010.

Gaur AH, Dominguez K, Kalish M, Donohoe M, Brooks J, Mitchell C. Practice of Feeding Premasticated Food to Infants: a Potential Risk Factor for HIV Transmission. Pediatrics 124:658-666, 2009.

Hakim H, Flynn PM, Knapp KM, Srivastava DK, Gaur AH. Etiology and Clinical Course of Febrile Neutropenia in Children with Cancer. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 31(9):623-9, 2009.

Minniear TD, Gilmore B, Arnold SR, Flynn PM, Knapp KM, Gaur AH. Routine HIV screening in practice among adolescents:  Implementation and assessment of barriers in a large, urban pediatric emergency department and the implications for the general pediatrician. Pediatrics 124:1076-1084, 2009.

El Saleeby C, Somes G, DeVincenzo JP, Gaur AH. Risk factors for severe RSV disease in children with cancer: The importance of lymphopenia and young age. Pediatrics 121(2):235-43, 2008.

Miller ML, Hayden R, Yusuf U, Gaur AH. Legionella bozemanii pulmonary abscess in a pediatric allogeneic stem cell transplant recipient. Pediatr Infect Dis J 26(8):760-2, 2007.

Hare ME, Gaur AH, Somes GW, Arnold SR, Shorr RI. Does it really take longer ‘Not to prescribe’ antibiotics for viral respiratory tract infections in children? Ambul Pediatr 6(3):152-6, 2006.

Gaur AH, English, BK. The judicious use of antibiotics – An investment towards optimized health Care. Indian Journal of Pediatrics 73(4):343-350, 2006.

Gaur AH, Liu T, Knapp K, Daw NC, Rao BN, Neel MD, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Brand D, Adderson EE. Infections in children and young adults with bone malignancies undergoing limb-sparing surgery. Cancer 104(3):602-10, 2005.

Gaur AH, Flynn PM, Heine D, Giannini MA, Shenep JL, Hayden RT. Diagnosis of catheter-related bloodstream infection in pediatric oncology patients lacking a peripheral culture using differential time to detection. Pediatr Infect Dis J 24(5):445-449, 2005.

Gaur AH, Hare ME, Shorr RI. Provider and practice characteristics associated with antibiotic use in children with presumed viral respiratory tract infections. Pediatrics 115(3):635-41, 2005.

Gaur AH, Flynn PM, Shenep JL. Optimum management of pediatric patients with fever and neutropenia.  Indian J Pediatr 71:825-835, 2004.

Gaur AH, Flynn PM, Giannini MA, Shenep JL, Hayden RT. Difference in time to detection (DTD): A simple method to differentiate catheter-related from non-catheter-related bloodstream infections in immunocompromised pediatric patients. Clin Infect Dis 37:469-75, 2003.

Gaur AH, Giannini MA, Flynn PM, Boudreaux JW, Mestemacher MA, Shenep JL, Hayden RT. Optimizing blood culture practices in pediatric immunocompromised patients – An evaluation of media types and blood culture volume. Pediatr Infect Dis J 22: 545-552, 2003.

Gaur AH, Shenep JL. The expanding spectrum of diseases caused by Bacillus cereus. Pediatr Infect Dis J 20: 533-534, 2001.

Gaur AH, Patrick CC, McCullers JA, Flynn PM, Pearson TA, Razzouk BI, Thompson SJ, Shenep JL. Bacillus cereus bacteremia and meningitis in immunocompromised children. Clin Infect Dis 32:1456-62, 2001.

Last update: January 2013