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Victor Eduardo Mulanovich, MD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Unit Number: 1460
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT12.6066
Phone: 713-792-1153
Fax: 713-745-6839
Email: vmulanov@mdanderson.org

Education & Training

N/A

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Deputy Department Chair, Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2011-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Ciurea SO, Mulanovich V, Jiang Y, Bassett R, Rondon G, McMannis J, de Lima M, Shpall EJ, Champlin RE. Lymphocyte Recovery Predicts Outcomes in Cord Blood and T-Cell Depleted Haploidentical Stem Cell Transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. e-Pub 11/2010. PMID: 21126598.
2. White CN, Borchardt RA, Mabry ML, Smith KM, Mulanovich VE, Rolston KV. Multidisciplinary cancer care: development of an infectious diseases physician assistant workforce at a comprehensive cancer center. J Oncol Pract 6(6):e31-4, 11/2010. PMCID: PMC2988676.
3. Akhrass FA, Debiane L, Abdallah L, Best L, Mulanovich V, Rolston K, Kontoyiannis DP. Palatal mucormycosis in patients with hematologic malignancy and stem cell transplantation. Med Mycol. 2011 May;49(4):400-5. Epub 2010 Nov 15. e-Pub 11/2010. PMID: 21077735.
4. Mulanovich VE, Huband MD, McCurdy SP, Lemmon MM, Lescoe M, Jiang Y, Rolston KV, LaSala PR. Emergence of linezolid-resistant coagulase-negative Staphylococcus in a cancer centre linked to increased linezolid utilization. J Antimicrob Chemother 65(9):2001-4, 9/2010. e-Pub 6/2010. PMID: 20581120.
5. Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Mulanovich V, Chemaly RF, Adachi J, Jacobson K, Jiang Y, Raad I. Efficacy and safety of daptomycin in the treatment of Gram-positive catheter-related bloodstream infections in cancer patients. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2010 Aug;36(2):182-6. Epub 2010 May 8 36(2):182-6, 8/2010. e-Pub 5/2010. PMID: 20452752.
6. Mulanovich VE, Ahmed SI, Oztürk T, Khokhar FA, Kontoyiannis DP, de Lima M. Toxoplasmosis in allo-SCT patients: risk factors and outcomes at a transplantation center with a low incidence. Bone Marrow Transplant. e-Pub 5/2010. PMID: 20436521.
7. Safdar A, Rodriguez GH, Mihu CN, Mora-Ramos L, Mulanovich V, Chemaly RF, Champlin RE, Khouri I. Infections in non-myeloablative hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients with lymphoid malignancies: spectrum of infections, predictors of outcome and proposed guidelines for fungal infection prevention. Bone Marrow Transplant 45(2):339-47, 2/2010. e-Pub 6/2009. PMID: 19561648.
8. Chemaly RF, Hanmod SS, Jiang Y, Rathod DB, Mulanovich V, Adachi JA, Rolston KV, Raad II, Hachem RY. Tigecycline use in cancer patients with serious infections: a report on 110 cases from a single institution. Medicine (Baltimore) 88(4):211-20, 7/2009. PMID: 19593226.
9. Vigil KJ, Mulanovich VE, Chemaly RF, Tarrand J, Raad II, Adachi JA. Severe parainfluenza virus type 2 supraglottitis in an immunocompetent adult host: an unusual cause of a paramyxoviridae viral infection. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2011 Feb;46(2):273-7. Epub 2010 May 3 265(3):397-400, 3/2009. e-Pub 11/2008. PMID: 19019183.
10. Mulanovich EA, Mulanovich VE, Rolston KV. A case of Dirofilaria pulmonary infection coexisting with lung cancer. J Infect 56(4). e-Pub 3/2008. PMID: 18329718.
11. Mulanovich V, Lewis RE, Raad II, Kontoyiannis DP. Random plasma concentrations of voriconazole decline over time. J Infect 55(5). e-Pub 9/2007. PMID: 17804077.
12. Squires KE, Gulick R, Tebas P, Santana J, Mulanovich V, Clark R, Yangco B, Marlowe SI, Wright D, Cohen C, Cooley T, Mauney J, Uffelman K, Schoellkopf N, Grosso R, Stevens M. A comparison of stavudine plus lamivudine versus zidovudine plus lamivudine in combination with indinavir in antiretroviral naive individuals with HIV infection: selection of thymidine analog regimen therapy (START I). AIDS 14(11):1591-600, 7/2000. PMID: 10983646.
13. Kilby JM, Tabereaux PB, Mulanovich V, Shaw GM, Bucy RP, Saag MS. Effects of tapering doses of oral prednisone on viral load among HIV-infected patients with unexplained weight loss. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 13(17):1533-7, 11/1997. PMID: 9390753.
14. Mulanovich VE, Dismukes WE, Markowitz N. Cryptococcal empyema: case report and review. Clin Infect Dis 20(5):1396-8, 5/1995. PMID: 7620032.

Invited Articles

1. Mulanovich VE, Kotoyiannis DP. Fungal pneumonia in patients with hematologic malignancies: current approach and management. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011 Aug;24(4):323-32:323-32, 2011 Aug, 8/2011.
2. Mulanovich V, Kontoyiannis DP. (honorary contributor, state of the art monograph): In the 12th Foundations of Clinical Cancer Research Symposium Annual Newsletter entitled: The Future of Antibacterial Prophylaxis for Inpatients with Hematologic Malignancies, 2009.

Abstracts

1. Torres HA, Davila M, Mulanovich VE, Granwehr BP, Miller E, Nevah MI, Mishra L, Kontoyiannis DP, Raad II. Hepatitis C Clinic at a Comprehensive Cancer Center: The successful story of mulitdisciplinary efforts. Accepted for presentation in the 49th Annual Meeting Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), 10/2011.
2. Fanalle MA, Vigil K, Lai C, Feng L, Dong W, Younes A, Romaguera JE, Fayad L, Hagemeister FB, Mulanovich VE. Outcomes of HIV-positive lymphoma patients treated in the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era. ASCO Annual Meeting, 10/2011.
3. Torres, Harrys MD, Parag Mahale, MD, Davila, Marta, MD, Mulanovich, MD, Granwehr, Bruno, MD, Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios, MD, and Raad, Issam MD. Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Cancer Patients:The Story of a Forgotten Population, 10/2010.
4. Fanale M, Vigil KJ, Nieto Y, Younes A, Mulanovich E. Increased Risk of Infectious Complications in HIV Patients with Advanced Stag and Relapsed Hodgkin Lymphoma. 8th International Symposium on Hodgkin Lymphoma Cologne, Germany, 10/2010.
5. Mulanovich, Victor, MD, Hafemeister, Lisa, Kontoyiannis, Dimitrios, MD, and Raad, Issam, MD. Increasing the Number of Inpatient (IPD) Follow-Up Visits (f/u) Leads to More IPD Infectious Diseases Consults (CO) in an Academic Medical Center, 10/2010.
6. Mulanovich VE, Chemaly RF, Borchardt R, Smith K, Perego C, Mihu C, Raad II, Rolston K, and Adachi J. Antimicrobial Stewardship Project in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a Comprehensive Cancer Center: Impact on Quality of Care and Patient Safety. Poster Presentation in the 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, San Diego, CA, 3/2009.
7. Mulanovich VE, Chemaly RF, Perego C, Adachi JA. Antimicrobial Stewardship Project in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) – Phase II. 1st Annual Clinical Safety & Effectiveness Alumni Conference, MDACC. October, 2008. e-Pub 2008.
8. Ramos ER, Hachem R, Mulanovich V, Adachi J, Kontoyiannis D, Roslton A, Safdar A, Raad I, Chemaly RF. Characteristics and Outcome of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia (MRSA-p) in Cancer Patients (pts) After Initial Therapy With Vancomycin. Accepted for presentation in the 48th Annual ICAAC/IDSA Annual Meeting46th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 2008, 2008.
9. Chemaly RF, Tarrand J, Adachi J, Nguyen K, Awosika-Olumo D, Short K, Pascoe N, Graviss L, Mulanovich V, Granwehr B, Rolston K, Raad I. Investigation of an Outbreak of Serratia marcescens Bacteremia in Cancer Patients Leading to a National Recall of a Second Unsuspected Contaminated Source: Time for Antimicrobial Lock Therapy?. Accepted for oral presentation in the 48th Annual ICAAC/IDSA Annual Meeting46th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 2008. e-Pub 2008.
10. Ramos ER, Ramos G, Mulanovich VE. Salmonella Bacteremia (SB) in Cancer Patients (pts): Predisposing Factors and Clinical Outcomes. Accepted for presentation in the 48th Annual ICAAC/IDSA Annual Meeting46th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 2008. e-Pub 2008.
11. Chemaly RF, Hanmod J, Mulanovich V, Adachi J, Rolston K, Raad I, Hachem R. Tigecycline Usage in Cancer Patients: Report on 110 Cases from a Single Institution. Poster presentation in the 48th Annual Meeting ICAAC/Infectious Diseases Society of America Annual Meeting, Washington, DC 10/2008. e-Pub 2008.
12. Borchardt R, Taylor M, Mulanovich V. Urgent Consults in the Infectious Diseases Clinic. 1st Annual Clinical Ssafety & Effectiveness Alumni Conference, MDACC. October, 2008. e-Pub 2008.
13. Hanmod S, Baradhi A, Kontoyiannis D, Adachi J, Mulanovich V, Hachem RY, Safdar A, Raad I, Chemaly RF. Cytomegalovirus Infection in Patients with Solid Tumors. Accepted for presentation in the 45th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, San Diego, CA, October 4-7, 2007. e-Pub 2007.
14. Ramos ER, Hachem R, Mulanovich V, Adachi J, Kontoyiannis D, Roslton K, Safdar A, Raad I, Chemaly RF. MRSA Pneumonia in Cancer Patients: High Failure rate with Vancomycin. Accepted for presentation in the 45th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, San Diego, CA, October 4-7, 2007. e-Pub 2007.
15. Mulanovich VE, Lewis RE, Raad II, Kontoyiannis DP. Voriconazole (VRC) Random Plasma Concentration (PC) in Cancer Patients (pts): A Retrospective study. Accepted for presentation in the 45th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, San Diego, CA, October 4-7, 2007. e-Pub 2007.

Last updated: 12/5/2012