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Edward C. Oldfield , MD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Professor of Medicine

      Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Cell Biology

    • Additional Certifications:
    • Focus Areas:
    • Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8999

    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • Graduate Education:
    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • Medical Education:
    • University of Virginia Medical School, 1975

    • Residency:
    • Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego, Internal Medicine, 1978



    • Fellowship(s):
    • National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland - Infectious Disease, 1980

    • Board Certification(s):
    • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) - 1978

      Diplomate, ABIM Subspecialty of Infectious Diseases - 1980

    • Affiliation(s):
    • Fellow, American College of Physicians
      Fellow, Infectious Disease Society of America
      Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology
      Fellow, Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America
      HIV Medicine Association
      American Academy of HIV Medicine
      International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care
      American Medical Association
      Medical Society of Virginia
      American Society of Microbiology




    • Research Interests:
    • Primary Specialty:
    • Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease

    • Hospital:
    • Courses Taught:
    • Professor of Medicine & Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology

      Director, Division of Infectious Disease

      Director, Center for Comprehensive Care of Immune Deficiency (C3ID)

    • Current Projects:
    • Bio:


Rodger AJ, Fox Z, Lundgren D, for INSIGHT SMART Study Group (ECO III Clinical Site Investigator, Member, SMART Study Group). Activation and coagulation biomarkers are independent predictors of the development of opportunistic disease in patients with HIV infection. Jour Infect Dis 2009;200:973-83.

Ellis R, Mohr M, Oldfield E, Hood A. Recalcitrant herpetic scrotal ulcer as a manifestation of Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011;65:456-7..

Iqbal T, Oldfield EC III. Electronic medical Records: Consequences of a duplicitous default. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010;31:1198-99.

The International HIV Controllers Study. The major genetic determinants of HIV-1 control affect HLA class 1 peptide presentation. Sciencexpress 4 Nov 2010/10.1126/science.1195271. Science 2010;330:155157. (Oldfield EC III, HIV controllers referral team).

McLaren, PJ, Ripke S, Pelak K and the International HIV Controllers Study. Human Molecular Genetics. 2012;21:1-14.  (Oldfield EC III, HIV controllers referral team).

Parekh P, Oldfield E, Marik P. BMJ case Rep 2013 doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-009333.

Oldfield EC IV, Oldfield EC III, Johnson DA. Clinical update for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridium difficile infection. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2014;5:1-26.

Awards & Recognitions

Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2012

Dean’s Outstanding Faculty Award, 2003

Jay P. Sanford Memorial Award for Excellence in Military Infectious Disease, 2001

Louis Weinstein Award, Best Clinical Article

Published in Clinical Infectious Disease, 1993