Deborah Lehman, MD

Associate Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Deborah Lehman, MD is the Associate Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Lehman has written several articles, book chapters and abstracts on issues related to pediatric infectious disease. She is a journal reviewer for the New England Journal of Medicine, Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. A much sought-after speaker, she has lectured and presented at dozens of grand rounds and conferences in the greater Los Angeles area.

In addition to having served on numerous committees at Cedars-Sinai, Dr. Lehman is a member of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society, Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her current research interests include hospital infection control and congenital infections.

Dr. Lehman earned her bachelor's in biological sciences at Stanford University followed by her medical degree at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She completed her internship and residency at Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles and completed her fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UCLA and the University of California, San Francisco Medical Centers where she researched maternal-fetal transmission of HIV-1 and interferon-alpha production in HIV infected children respectively. She is board certified in both general pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases.