Infectious Disease Fellowship Faculty

Hector Ojeda-Martinez, MD ,
Program Director, Nuvance Health Infectious Disease Fellowship at Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Dr. Ojeda-Martinez attended the University of Puerto Rico where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Science (2004). He completed medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2008). He went on to complete a Residency in Internal Medicine at NY Medical College/ St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center and The Mount Sinai Hospital (2008-2011). He then pursued a Fellowship in Infectious Disease at the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University (2011-2013) where he stayed as faculty until March 2020.

During his time at SUNY Downstate he was the LGBTQ+ Health Director at the STAR Health Center he provided medical care to the LGBTQ population of Flatbush, Brooklyn but also lectured both clinical and non-clinical staff. He also was the Director of HIV Prevention and managed two NYC Department of Health grants to provide PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) and PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis). He was also chosen to attend The UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Executive Program at the Anderson School of Management in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Ojeda-Martinez is also a contributing member of the NY State AIDS Institute Clinical Care Guidelines Committee.

He joined the Infectious Disease team at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in April 2020. He has always been passionate about medical education and has actively lectured the Internal Medicine Residents and residents of other programs. He currently is Core faculty for the Internal Medicine Residency. He also has been actively involved in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts at Nuvance Health.

His research interests include Quality improvement, intersection of social media and medical education and diagnostic stewardship.

In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, cooking and dining out, perfecting his espresso and latte art skills, spending time with family and friends and Twitter.