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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
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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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Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
*Dr. Baliga's calm demeanor & friendliness has been a blessing during my very complicated health issues.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Insurance companies do not care about their patients. If it wasn't for *Rebecca/*Dr. Baliga I'd be dead. Seriously, they are always there for me.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
*Dr. Baliga spent a lot of time w/me very thorough explanations - very much appreciated his time!!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2019
Finally a doctor who pays attention to me more than the computer. Pleasant manner, sense of humor and quite competent.