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University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago >> Education, Departments & Programs >> Departments >> Research >> Maximo O Brito MD MPH

Maximo O. Brito, M.D., MPH

Academic Title: Associate Professor of Medicine                                                                                        

Administrative Positions: Vice Chair for Urban Global Health, Department of Medicine; Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

Division: Infectious Diseases

Location: 808 S. Wood St., Rm. 888 (MC735), Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312)996-6732 (Office) Fax: (312)413-1657



MD, Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), Santo Domingo, DR (1991-1994)

Resident, Mount Sinai Hospital, Miami, FL (1996-2000)

Fellow, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miamia, FL (2000-2002)

Faculty Positions:

Clinical Specialties

Research Interests

Selected Publications and Presentations

  1. Lopez F, Brito MO, Aude W, Scheinberg P, Kaplan M, Dixon DA, Schneiderman N, Trejo JF, Lopez LH, Ramirez EJ, Kalil R, Ortiz C, Goyos J, Buenano A, Kottiech S and Lamas GA. Update in Internal Medicine. Arch. of Med. Res.. 31: 329-352, 2000.
  2. Bisno AL, Brito MO and Collins CM. Molecular Basis of Group A Streptococcal Virulence. Lancet Infec. Dis. 3(4): 191-200, 2003.
  3. Brito MO and Doyle T.  Movement and extrapyramidal disorders associated with interferon use in HIV/hepatitis C coinfection. AIDS. 21: 1987-89, 2007.
  4. Brito MO and Alhyraba M. Hepatitis B in HIV-infected patients. Hosp. Physician 44: 17-22, 2008.
  5. Templer SJ and Brito MO. Bacterial Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. Hosp. Physician 45: 9-16, 2009.
  6. Brito MO, Caso LM, Balbuena H and Bailey RC. Acceptability of Male Circumcision for the Prevention of HIV/AIDS in the Dominican Republic. PLoS ONE. 4(11): e7687, 2009.
  7. Brito MO, Luna M and Bailey, RC. The feasibility and acceptability of male circumcision among men, women, and health providers of the Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic.  AIDS Care. 22: 1530-35, 2010.
  8. Quimby D and Brito MO. Fanconi syndrome associated with use of tenofovir in HIV infected patients: a case report and review of the literature. AIDS Read. 15: 357-364, 2005Brito MO. Male Circumcision and HIV: Do All Roads Lead to Rome?. J. Glob. Infect. Dis. 4(1):4-5, 2012.