Physician Profile

Edward L. Pesanti, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division
New England Musculoskeletal Institute

Dr. Pesanti is a professor of medicine in the Infectious Diseases Division. He has been of the faculty of the University of Connecticut Health Center since 1982 and has been working with Dr. Bruce Browner caring for patients with osteomyelitis since 1994.

Office Locations:

UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolCarroll CollegeBiology
Medical SchoolUniversity of ChicagoMedicine
InternshipBarnes Hospital
ResidencyBarnes HospitalInternal Medicine
FellowshipStanford UniversityInfectious Disease
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Invited Participant: International Workshop on Pneumocystis carinii
Invited Participant: NIH Workshop "In Vitro Culture of Pneumocystis carinii"NIH Workshop
Invited Participant: NIH Conference on "Discovery and Development of Therapeutic Agents for Opportunistic Infections Associated with AIDS"NIH Conference
Clinical InvestigatorVeterans Administration
FellowInfectious Diseases Society of America
FellowAmerican College of Physicians
Research Interests:

No active research projects at this time.

Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Persistent and relapsing babesiosis in immunocompromised patients. Krause, Peter J; Gewurz, Benjamin E; Hill, David; Marty, Francisco M; Vannier, Edouard; Foppa, Ivo M; Furman, Richard R; Neuhaus, Ellen; Skowron, Gail; Gupta, Shaili; McCalla, Carlo; Pesanti, Edward L; Young, Mary; Heiman, Donald; Hsue, Gunther; Gelfand, Jeffrey A; Wormser, Gary P; Dickason, John; Bia, Frank J; Hartman, Barry; Telford, Sam R; Christianson, Diane; Dardick, Kenneth; Coleman, Morton; Girotto, Jennifer E; Spielman, Andrew. (2008). Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 3, (46), 370-6.

Chronic osteomyelitis: results obtained by an integrated team approach to management. Salvana, Jose; Rodner, Craig; Browner, Bruce D; Livingston, Karen; Schreiber, Jonathan; Pesanti, Edward. (2005). Connecticut medicine, 4, (69), 195-202.

Effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected prisoners: reincarceration and the lack of sustained benefit after release to the community. Springer, Sandra A; Pesanti, Edward; Hodges, John; Macura, Thomas; Doros, Gheorghe; Altice, Frederick L. (2004). Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 12, (38), 1754-60.

Immunologic defects and vaccination in patients with chronic renal failure. Pesanti, E L. (2001). Infectious disease clinics of North America, 3, (15), 813-32.

Episodic spontaneous hyperhidrosis hypothermia in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients. Okechukwu, C N; Pesanti, E. (1999). Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 1, (29), 210.