Alan Sugar, MD
Alan Sugar, MD, is currently an Attending Physician at Sansum Clinic and Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital (SBCH). He is co-Director of the Antibiotic Stewardship Program at SBCH. From 1996 to 2011, he was the Director of HIV-AIDS Program, Infectious Diseases Consulting Service, and the Hepatitis C Program at Cape Cod Hospital, a non-profit regional medical center in Massachusetts.
Dr. Sugar retired from Boston University School of Medicine as a Professor of Medicine in 2008, having started his academic career there in 1983. He served as the Hospital Epidemiologist for Cape Cod Healthcare.
Dr. Sugar has expertise in antifungal therapy and fungal diseases. He has been on the editorial boards of several infectious diseases journals. Dr. Sugar also served as the Chairman of the New England Institutional Review Board, a central IRB, with over 20 years of experience. Dr. Sugar’s clinical interests are fungal diseases and their treatment, MRSA and multi-drug resistant infections, tick borne illnesses such as Lyme disease, infections in the immunocompromised host, and hospital acquired infections, especially those occurring in intensive care units.