Raffaella L. Kalishman, MD

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Raffaella L. Kalishman, MD

Biography:

Raffaella L. Kalishman is a board-certified Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine doctor, who also holds a Master’s in Public Health.  She first attended Brown University, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Science, followed by Tufts University in Medford, MA where she took pre-medical classes post-baccalaureate.  She later went to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, for additional pre-medical classes.  Finally, Dr. Kalishman attended St. George’s University School of Medicine, West Indies, Grenada, where she graduated with her Master of Public Health degree followed by her Doctor of Medicine.

After completing her education, Dr. Kalishman completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ.  She then completed an Infectious Disease Fellowship at Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, NY.

Before joining Sovereign, Dr. Kalishman worked at High Mountain Health, treating patients in both the primary care and urgent care setting.  She was involved in community outreach programs and participated in local health fairs as well as the local chamber of commerce.

Prior to High Mountain, Dr. Kalishman worked as an Attending Physician at Affiliated Medical Associates of Morristown, where she was a full time Infectious Disease physician treating patients in the hospital, outpatient in her office, and at nursing home facilities.  During this time, she was able to demonstrate her specialization in the diagnosis and management of hospital and community acquired infections, wound care, HIV, Hepatitis C, and travel medicine.

Dr. Kalishman holds professional memberships with the Infectious Disease Society of America as well as the American Medical Association.

She is fluent in Spanish and Italian.

Dr. Kalishman practices Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine at 1 Degraw Avenue, Suite B, Teaneck, NJ 07666 Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9AM-5PM.

She practices Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine only on Fridays from 9AM-5PM at the Sovereign Medical Building, 85 Harristown Road, Suite 104, Glen Rock, NJ 07452.

Her office can be reached at 201-855-8480.

Aetna Better Health
Aetna HMO/PPO
Amerigroup
Amerihealth
Cigna
Clover Health (Carepoint)
Horizon BCBS of NJ
Medicaid Molina (Medicaid of NJ)
Medicare of NJ
Qualcare PPO/HMO
Tricare Prime
United Healthcare (Commercial)
Wellcare