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Michael P. Koster, MD

Position: Division Director
  • Medical School:  New York Medical College
  • Residency:  Schneider Children\’s Hospital, N.Y.
  • Fellowship:  Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Providence RI

Michael Koster, MD is director for the division of pediatric infectious diseases at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, and an associate professor of pediatrics (clinician educator) at Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Koster is also the associate medical director for the department of infection control and hospital epidemiology. 

He earned his medical degree at New York Medical College, in conjunction with the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Westchester. Dr. Koster completed his pediatric residency and chief residency at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York. He finalized his training her at Hasbro Children’s Hospital with a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases.

Dr. Koster has a deep commitment to patient care, trainee education, and interdisciplinary team collaboration.  Dr. Koster’s research interests include viral respiratory illnesses, osteoarticular infections, and utilizing improvement science for infection prevention.  He is the Brown University lead for the bilateral exchange program with St. Damien Children’s Hospital in Haiti and is an active board member of the St Damien Collaborative which includes a dozen other academic medical centers.