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Troy D. Kish

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Pharm.D., University of Toledo


Dr. Kish graduated in 2008 from the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy in Ohio and subsequently came to Brooklyn to complete his PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Afterwards, he went on to complete a PGY-2 Infectious Diseases residency at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx, NY where he currently still practices as an assistant professor of pharmacy practice with the LIU College of Pharmacy. Additionally, he received his Board Certification of Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) certificate in 2010.

In addition to working with 6th year APPE students for their internal medicine experiences, he lectures in the topics of principles of infectious diseases, principles of oncology, and clinical management of specific malignancies. His areas of research interests include treatment of C. difficile infections, skin and soft tissue infections, and management of cirrhosis.


Currently practices Internal Medicine at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center located in the Bronx, NY and completed a specialty residency in Infectious Diseases.


Rickard JP, KishT. Systemic intravenous lidocaine for the treatment of complex regional pain syndrome: A case report and literature review [Published online September 2015]. Am J Ther. 2015. doi:

Snyder, M, Kish T. Sertraline-induced rhabdomyolysis: A case report and literature review [Published online January 2015]. Am J Ther. 2015. doi:

Ruggiero NA, Kish TD, Lee ML. Metformin-induced hemolytic anemia in a

patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency[Published online

January 2015]. Am J Ther. 2015. doi:

Kish TD, Chang MH, Fung HB. Treatment of skin and soft tissue infections in the elderly: A review. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2010 Dec;8(6):485-513.

Chang MH, Kish TD, Fung HB. Telavancin: a lipoglycopeptide antimicrobial for the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections caused by gram-positive bacteria in adults. Clin Ther. 2010 Dec;32(13):2160-85.

Lectures and Presentations

May 2015 Effect of Non-Selective Beta-Blockers on Mortality in Patients with Cirrhosis
(2nd author)
Eastern States Pharmacy Conference
Hershey, PA

May 2014 Clinical Outcomes of Patients with the NAP1 Strain of Clostridium difficile Treated with Different Doses of Oral Vancomycin
(2nd author)
Eastern States Pharmacy Conference
Hershey, PA  

December 2013 Boceprevir or Telaprevir in Combination with Pegylated Interferon Alpha and Ribavirin for Genotype I Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection
(2nd author)
ASHP Midyear Conference
Orlando, FL

December 2012 Evaluation of Clinical Improvement and 30-Day Mortality in Patients with Isolated Bloodstream or Respiratory Tract Infections Caused by Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA)
(2nd author)
ASHP Midyear Conference
Las Vegas, NV

December 2012  Prevalence of Colonization and Antimicrobial Resistance in Spinal Cord Injured Outpatients with Urinary Catheterization Undergoing Urodynamic Evaluation
(2nd author)
ASHP Midyear Conference
Las Vegas, NV

September 2012  Evaluation of Clinical Cure Rates of Clostridium difficile with
Different Oral Vancomycin Dosing Regimens

(2nd author)
Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents
San Francisco, CA

December 2010 Comparison of Ribavirin Dosage Reduction versus Adjunct Erythropoietin Therapy in Achieving Sustained Virological Response in Hepatitis C Patients
(2nd author)
ASHP Midyear Conference
Anaheim, CA

December 2009 Efficacy of a Two or Three Active Drug Regimen to Achieve Viral Suppression in HIV patients with M184V Viral Mutation
Presented as Research in Progress
ASHP Midyear Conference
Las Vegas, NV

April 2009 Frequency of Carbapenem Usage with Medications That Undergo Glucuronidation in an Intensive Care Unit
ACCP Clinical Congress 2009
Orlando, FL

Professional Affiliations

  • New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Other Professional Activities

2008 – Present  New York State Council of Health-Systems Pharmacists

Royal Counties Chapter

  • 2013 – Present – Board Member
  • 2012 – 2013 - Immediate Past President
  • 2011 – 2012 - President
  • 2010 – 2011 - President Elect
  • 2009 – 2010 - Chair of Continuing Education Committee

2008 – Present New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists

  • 2016 Annual Assembly Planning Committee
  • 2015 - Chapter Services, Committee Chair
  • 2015 Annual Assembly Planning Committee

2014 Annual Assembly Planning Committee