Dr. Stan Deresinski received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, where he also completed two years of training in Internal Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Stanford University and received 3 years of training in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Deresinski was the Hospital Epidemiologist at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, CA, where he served as President of the Medical Staff for 2 years. He was concurrently Associate Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and was Director of the AIDS Program at the Santa Valley Medical Center, a Stanford-affiliated public teaching hospital for 14 years. In 1987, he founded the AIDS Community Research Consortium, serving as its Medical Director and Chairman of the Board for almost 2 decades. He was also the Site Principal Investigator for the Stanford ACTU and the California Collaborative Treatment Group. Dr. Deresinski is currently Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford and is Medical Director of the Stanford Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and Chair of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
Dr. Deresinski is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.