Meet Our Travel Medicine Specialist Team

Our travel clinic is physician-led, staffed by board-certified infectious disease specialists who are on the leading edge of research, prevention, and treatment around diseases in resource-limited countries across the globe. Each travel medicine doctor on our team serves on the faculty of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, which ranks fifth in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding for infectious disease research.

Keith Armitage, MD

Keith Armitage, MD

Medical Director, Roe Green Center for Travel Medicine & Global Health
University Hospitals
Clinical interests: Adult Travel Medicine, Infectious Disease

Robert Salata, MD

Robert Salata, MD

Chairman, Department of Medicine
University Hospitals
Clinical interests: Adult Travel Medicine, Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS

Sahera Dirajlal-Fargo, MS, DO, FAAP

Sahera Dirajlal-Fargo, MS, DO, FAAP

Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases & Rheumatology
Clinical interests: Pediatric Travel Medicine, Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease in HIV, Pediatric HIV, Inflammation and Immune Activation

Michele Lisgaris, MD

Michele Lisgaris, MD

Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine
Clinical interests: Adult Travel Medicine, Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS

Valsa Marriapurram, MD

Valsa Marriapurram, MD

Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine
Clinical interests: Adult Travel Medicine, Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS

George Yendewa, MD, MPH

George Yendewa, MD, MPH

Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine
Co-Director of Uganda Infectious Disease Fellowship Program
Clinical interests: Adult Travel Medicine, HIV and Co-Infections, Global Health, Sexually Transmitted Diseases