The Harborview Infectious Diseases Section is comprised of University of Washington School of Medicine faculty who provide expert care in infectious diseases at Harborview Medical Center.
The inpatient services include the General Infectious Diseases and HIV Consult services. The outpatient clinics include the General Infectious Diseases Clinic and Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) service, the Madison (HIV/AIDS) Clinic and Hansen’s Disease Clinic. Harborview Medical Center Infectious Disease clinical providers also contribute guidance to hospital Infection Control and the Antibiotic Stewardship Program.
The Section faculty currently number 44 with 10-12 infectious diseases fellows who split their time between the inpatient services and clinics.
Inpatient Services provides expert guidance and advice to Harborview primary teams in the management of patients with infectious diseases and HIV.
The Infectious Diseases Clinic diagnoses and treats patients with general infectious ailments as well as patients with compromised immune systems.
Madison Clinic provides medical care and social services for persons living with AIDS & HIV regardless of sexual orientation, race, or ability to pay.
The Hansen's Disease Clinic provides specialty care and support for persons living with Hansen's disease, also known as leprosy.