Dr. Jonathan Hand earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans and completed his internship, residency, and infectious diseases fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at The University of Queensland School of Medicine Ochsner Clinical School.
Dr. Hand specializes in the treatment of infections in immunocompromised patients who anticipate or undergo solid organ or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation as well as patients treated with other immunosuppressive therapies.
He is a member of the American Society of Transplantation with ongoing involvement in societal projects. He is also a member of The Transplantation Society, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Dr. Hand is the Medical Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Ochsner Medical Center. He also serves on the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency's advisory board providing guidance on infectious diseases-related concerns in organ donors and recipients. His practice and research interests include infectious complications of transplant recipients and antimicrobial stewardship.