UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Anstead, Gregory Michael

School of Medicine
(210) 567-4666

Dr. Gregory M. Anstead is an infectious diseases specialist with appointments at the South Texas Veterans Healthcare System (STVHS) and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for thirteen years. Dr. Anstead has been the director and lead clinician of the Infectious Diseases and Immunosuppression Clinics of the South Texas Veterans Health Care System for the last seven years. He has also treated HIV and infectious diseases patients at the Family Focused AIDS Clinical Treatment Services (FFACTS) clinic of University Health System since the year 2000. He has been the Assistant Director of the FFACTS clinic since 2011.
Teaching trainees of many disciplines at multiple levels has been the major focus of Dr. Anstead?s academic career. He has been the preceptor in the Infectious Diseases Fellows Continuity Clinic at the STVHS for thirteen years. He also teaches fellows on the infectious diseases inpatient consult service, the HIV inpatient service, and in the outpatient parenteral antibiotic clinic. He also teaches medical and pharmacy students and residents on the infectious diseases consult and HIV inpatient services and in the discharge clinic at the FFACTS clinic. He also precepts two medical students in the Clinical Skills Longitudinal Module. Dr. Anstead has helped develop teaching materials for the MS-1 Microbiology course and has taught in this course for thirteen years. Dr. Anstead also lectures in the MS-4 Global Health Elective and at didactic sessions for the infectious diseases fellows and medical students and residents. Dr. Anstead has written numerous abstracts, case reports, and review articles with fellows and residents.
Dr. Anstead has presented over 100 lectures at venues outside of UTHSCSA to diverse audiences including the general public, patient groups, high school students, undergraduates in biology and history, graduate students, entomologists, physical therapy students, dentists, infection control staff, nurses, social workers, veterinarians, medical historians, laboratorians, actuaries, wound care personnel, and other physicians. He has also provided multiple lectures for board review courses and continuing medical and nursing education, including grand rounds in nine different UTHSCSA departments or divisions (Medicine, Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Endocrinology, Geriatrics, and Family Practice). Dr. Anstead has also contributed 25 chapters to major textbooks of internal medicine, tropical medicine, immunology, and medical mycology.
Dr. Anstead has also conducted basic science research in immunology and parasitology and was supported by VA Research Career Development Awards for six years. He has also been the local principal investigator of multiple clinic trials for the development of antifungal and antiretroviral therapies. He is currently the local principal investigator for two pharma-sponsored clinical trials. He has been a member of three data safety monitoring boards for the clinical development programs of anti-fungal drugs and has served on the UTHSCSA Institutional Review Board for the last four years.

9/2014 - Present Professor/Clinical UT Health Science Center San Antonio, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
6/2006 - Present Medical Director, VA Immunosuppression Clinic South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
11/2000 - Present Attending Physician; Consultant in Infectious Diseases South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
7/2000 - Present Attending Physician; Consultant in Infectious Diseases University Health System, Medicine, San Antonio, TX