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Daniel A. Wolde-Rufael, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:



GSB Suite 300

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-6607


(410) 328-4430

Education and Training

Addis Ababa University Faculty of Medicine
Atlantic City Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Gustrow Hospital - Internal Medicine
Trenton Affiliated Hospitals - Internal Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine - Infectious Diseases 


An internist who deals with infectious diseases of all types and in all organ systems. Conditions requiring selective use of antibiotics call for this special skill. This physician often diagnoses and treats AIDS patients and patients with fevers which have not been explained. Infectious disease specialists may also have expertise in preventive medicine and travel medicine.

Research/Clinical Keywords

infectious disease, AIDS, HIV

Highlighted Publications

Schmalzle SA, Wolde-Rufael D, Gilliam BL. Photo quiz. Diarrhea, anasarca, and severe hypoalbuminemia in an AIDS patient. Diagnosis: AIDS-related visceral
Kaposi sarcoma (KS) with protein-losing enteropathy (PLE). Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 15;60(8):1241, 1281-3. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu963. PubMed PMID: 25801550.