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Christopher Baliga, MD
Infectious Disease
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Special Interests
Dr. Baliga’s medical interests include infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, travel and tropical medicine, bone/joint and artificial joint infections, serious blood stream infections, infections in immunocompromised patients, heart infections and multi-drug resistant bacterial infections.
Personal Information
Dr. Baliga likes hiking, kayaking, traveling the world, and spending time with family.
Clinical Experience
Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS Care, Travel Health
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Infectious Diseases
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Internal Medicine
Education and Professional Achievements
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India, 2002
Internal Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 2008
Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, 2010
Senior Fellow, Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Institute, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle, 2010
Research Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, 2005
Professional Activities and Awards

Top Doctor, Seattle Met Magazine: 2019

Patient Ratings and Comments
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March 2018
I´ve been with Dr. Baliga for a long time. I´m so comfortable with him. My biggest fear is losing him as my doctor!!!
March 2018
All spectacular.
August 2017
I am very pleased with & Dr. Baliga, he takes time to listen and feel he cares.
July 2017
I wish the Doctor could have given me more weight loss alternatives other than eat less and move more. This forces me to move on to less reputable forms of weight loss plans or drugs.
May 2017
Dr. Baliga has been attentive to my needs, provided thoughtful options, and remembers personal _____. One of the best doctors & have ever met.
March 2017
February 2017
I have recommend my doctor to my friends, I said he´s the best.