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Shireesha Dhanireddy, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    University of Washington
  • Medical Director, Infectious Disease Clinic, Harborview Medical Center
  • Assistant Medical Director, Madison Clinic, Harborview Medical Center
  • HIV pathway director for the UW Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • HIV expert consultant for the Northwest AIDS Education and Training Program Project ECHO

Dr. Dhanireddy is clinician educator at Harborview Medical Center. She attends on the general medicine, infectious diseases, and HIV services at Harborview Medical Center. She is actively involved in medical student, resident, and fellow education.

Research Interests

  • Quality improvement – general infectious diseases, OPAT (outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy)

Selected Publications

2013 IDSA clinical practice guideline for vaccination of the immunocompromised host. Rubin LG, Levin MJ, Ljungman P, Davies EG, Avery R, Tomblyn M, Bousvaros A, Dhanireddy S, Sung L, Keyserling H, Kang I. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Feb;58(3):309-18. doi: 10.1093/cid/cit816.
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Immune response to hepatitis B virus vaccination among HIV-1 infected and uninfected adults in Kenya. Irungu E, Mugo N, Ngure K, Njuguna R, Celum C, Farquhar C, Dhanireddy S, Baeten JM. J Infect Dis. 2013 Feb 1;207(3):402-10. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jis695. Epub 2012 Nov 21.
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Dhanireddy S, Walker J, Reisch L, Oster N, Delbanco T, Elmore JG. The urban underserved: Attitudes towards gaining full access to electronic medical records. Health Expect. 2012; Epub ahead of print.
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Inviting patients to read their doctors' notes: patients and doctors look ahead: patient and physician surveys. Walker J, Leveille SG, Ngo L, Vodicka E, Darer JD, Dhanireddy S, Elmore JG, Feldman HJ, Lichtenfeld MJ, Oster N, Ralston JD, Ross SE, Delbanco T. Ann Intern Med.em> 2011 Dec 20;155(12):811-9. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-155-12-201112200-00003. Erratum in: Ann Intern Med. 2012 Jul 3;157(1):80.
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Achenbach CJ, Harrington RD, Dhanireddy S, Crane HM, Casper C, Kitahata MM. Paradoxical immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV-infected patients treated with combination antiretroviral therapy after AIDS-defining opportunistic infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2012; 54(3), 424-33.

Dhanireddy S, Harrington RD, Crane HM, et al. Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and HIV infection [letter]. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011; 17: 1140-3.
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Kim HN, Harrington RD, Crane HM, Dhanireddy S, Dellit TH, Spach DH. Hepatitis B vaccination in HIV-infected adults: Current evidence, recommendations and practical considerations. Int J STD AIDS. 20(9): 595-600.
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Crane HM, Dhanireddy S, Kim HN, et al. Optimal timing of routine vaccination in HIV-infected persons.Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2009; 6(2), 93-9.
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