University of Nebraska Medical Center

Daniel Brailita, MD, FIDSA

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate Medical Director, Nebraska ICAP Program


Daniel Brailita

Dr. Brailita is an assistant professor of infectious diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and an infectious disease physician at Nebraska Medicine.

He was born in Bucharest, Romania, and completed medical school there. He trained in internal medicine and infectious diseases in Texas, finishing as chief resident at Texas Tech and chief fellow at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. Dr. Brailita moved to Nebraska in 2007 where he helped to build the first infectious diseases practice encompassing Central Nebraska and the Tri-Cities area. He helped with State Health Department projects as well as served on the local Health Department Board. He joined UNMC's infectious diseases division in January 2021. He is board certified in infectious diseases.

His clinical Interests include Tuberculosis, where he serves as a DHHS Consultant; Artificial Intelligence in ID Healthcare, Infectious Diseases in Community Practice, and Telehealth.

  • Medical School: Carol Davila, University of Medicine & Pharmacy, 1998
  • Internship: Spitalul Clinic Fundeni Bucuresti, 2002
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, 2005
  • Fellowship: Infectious Disease, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2007