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Christopher Baliga, MD
Infectious Disease
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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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
Departments
Specialties
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
Education
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India, 2002
Residency
Internal Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 2008
Fellowships
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
Patient Ratings
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - August 2021
*Dr. Baliga is very approachable and informative.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
Dr. Baliga always makes himself accessible and has a friendly, responsive team who always help answer questions and submit our prescriptions.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
My provider is very empathetic and does a great job of explaining treatments!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2021
*Dr. Baliga was incredibly generous with his time and knowledge thank you for all the concern he showed us.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
I'm a big fan of Dr. Baliga and his staff.