Cristie Columbus, MD
Cristie Columbus, MD, serves Baylor University Medical Center as chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) and Baylor Scott & White Health-North Division as medical director for epidemiology and infectious diseases and emergency management and infectious diseases. At BUMC, she also serves as the ACGME Designated Institutional Official and Director of Graduate Medical Education as well as the program director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship at BUMC.
Dr. Columbus received her Bachelor of Science in zoology from the University of Texas at Austin and Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious diseases at Baylor University Medical Center. Her research interests include medical education, infection control and prevention, and hospital epidemiology.
Dr Columbus is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and of the Subspecialty Board of Infectious Diseases, and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
No financial relationships have been disclosed.