BENJAMIN DE LA ROSA, M.D.

718 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666

Phone: 201-833-7274| Fax: 201-833-7243 | E-mail: bddelarosa@birchtreemed.com

 

CURRENT POSITIONS, JULY 2011 TO PRESENT                                      

  • Private practice of Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine

  • Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs at Care One at Teaneck, Care One New Milford (Woodcrest) and CareOne Cresskill

 

 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ                                             

  • Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ                 

  • Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Saddle Brook, NJ                

  • Hudson Regional Hospital

 

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                                                                                           Post-Doctoral Training 2009–2010

UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

Infectious Diseases Fellowship

 

Internal Medicine Residency Program 2006-2009

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ

Affiliate of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

Medical School 2000-2004

Technological Institute of Santo Domingo (INTEC) 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 

Pre-Medical School 1996-1999

Ibero-American University (UNIBE)        

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 

US LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • New Jersey State Medical License-MA08927900

  • New York State Medical License-277740

  • 2009  Diplomate of The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

  • 2005-2009 United States Medical Licensing Exams Part 1 (2005), Part 2 CK (2005), Part 2 CS (2006), Part 3 (2009)

  • 2006 Full ECFMG Certification # 0-675-3040

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • New Jersey Department of Health Antibiotic Stewardship recognition award. December 2019

  • 2008 – 2009 Award for Outstanding Student Teaching 

  • 2008 - 2009 Chief Resident Award 

  • 2008 - 2009 PGY-3 Leadership. Awarded by Peers.

 

DEPARTMENTAL AND COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ

  • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

  • Infection Prevention Committee

  • Antimicrobial Subcommittee

 

CLINICAL RESEARCH

Investigator

  • A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Active-Controlled Study To Evaluate The Efficacy And Safety Of Iv And Oral Delafloxacin Compared With Vancomycin + Aztreonam In Patients With Acute Bacterial Skin And Skin Structure Infections

  • A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Pimodivir in Combination With the Standard-of-Care Treatment in Adolescent, Adult, and Elderly Hospitalized Participants With Influenza A Infection

  • Randomized, Double-blind, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Oral sodium Fusidate (CEM-102) Compared to Oral Linezolid in the Treatment of Acute Bacterial Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

  • Clinical Protocol: Laboratory Use Method Comparison Studies for the NanoDetection Technology MRSA Direct Screen (Methicillin Resistant S. aureus) Test System

  • A Phase III Randomized Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Nitazoxanide and Nitazoxanide plus Oseltamivir in the Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Influenza

  • A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Multicenter, Prospective Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Eravacycline Compared with Ertapenem in Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections

  • Efficacy, Immunogenicity, and Safety Study of Clostridium difficile - Vaccine in Subjects at Risk of C. difficile Infection

  • A Phase III Randomized Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Nitazoxanide and Nitazoxanide plus Oseltamivir in the Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Influenza

  • A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Multicenter, Prospective Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Eravacycline Compared with Ertapenem in Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections

  • A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of a Single Infusion of MK-6072 (Human Monoclonal Antibody to C. difficile toxin B), and MK-3415A (Human Monoclonal Antibodies to C. difficile toxin A and B) in Patients Receiving Antibiotic Therapy for C. difficile Infection (MODIFY II)

  • A Phase 3 Randomized, Double-Blind, Multicenter Study Comparing the Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous to Oral 6-Day TR-701 Free Acid and Intravenous to Oral 10-Day Linezolid for the Treatment of Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections

  • A Multicenter, Double-blind, Randomized, Phase 3 Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous CXA201 with that of Meropenem in Complicated Intraabdominal Infections

  • A Multicenter, Double-blind, Randomized, Phase 3 Study to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous CXA101/tazobactam and Intravenous Levofloxacin in Complicated Urinary Tract Infection, Including Pyelonephritis/CXA-cUTI-10-04

  • B. De La Rosa, R.H.K Eng, S. Smith, C.Tischler.  Prophylactic Antibiotic Choice Alters Rates of SSI after Colorectal Surgery. Oral abstract Presentation at 50th ICAAC, Boston, MA. September 13, 2010. 

  • B. De La Rosa, E. Jones Lopez, L.Dever. A case of Mycobacterium fortuitum breast infection following augmentation mammoplasty. Poster presentation at UMDNJ-Mew Jersey Medical School Resident Research Day. May 2010.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Sear House, Closter, NJ

  • Influenza 2018. March 21st, 2018

                                                                                                                   

Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck Nj

  • Emerging and Re-emerging infections. Infectious Diseases update. Medical Staff Grand Rounds. May 17th, 2016

  • Antibiotic Stewardship. Design, Implementation and Efficacy. Medical Staff Grand Rounds. June 6th, 2015   

                                                                                      

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

  • “A case of a woman with AIDS and disseminated Paracoccidioides brasiliensis infection.” Intercity Infectious Diseases Rounds. November 29, 2010

 

University Hospital/ UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

  • “Leishmaniasis.” Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. November 3, 2010

  • “A case of a returning Iraqi veteran with a giant hydatid cyst”. Infectious Diseases Society of New Jersey (IDSNJ) Inter-hospital Infectious Diseases Rounds. October 13, 2010.

  • “A case of Ocular Toxoplasmosis in a immunocompetent host.” Infectious Diseases Society of New Jersey (IDSNJ) Inter-hospital Infectious Diseases Rounds. December 9, 2010

 

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ

  • “Tuberculosis.” Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. March 26, 2009

  • “Sexually Transmitted Infections.” Lecture given to Medical Residents. February 2009.

  • “Dyslipidemia.” Small group sessions for 3rd year medical students. July 2008-May 2009

  • “Chest X-ray.” Monthly didactic lecture for 3rd year medical students. July 2008-May 2009.

  • “Complications of renal angiomyolipoma.” M&M presentation. March 30, 2009.

  • “Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction.” M&M presentation. October 31, 2008.

  • “Clostridium difficile Infection.” Lecture given to Internal Medicine Residents and medical students. November 2007.

 

Languages

Fluent in Spanish, both written and spoken.