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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
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
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  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
*Dr. Baliga is the best. Very thorough and caring. Best doctor ever. Listens and gives hope!!
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
I will stay with *Dr. Baliga forever, if fate allows!