Steven Pergam, MD, MPH

Steven Pergam, MD, MPH

Medical Director of Infection Prevention
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
University of Washington
Attending Physician, SCCA Infectious Disease Consulting Service
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Other Positions

Consultant and Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases, UW Medicine (with Hutchinson Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance)


University of Washington School of Public Health, MPH, Epidemiology, 2008
University of Nebraska School of Medicine, MD, 1998
Dartmouth College, BA, 1993 

Current Board Certification and Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Washington State Medical License                                                          

Research Focus

  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Adenovirus
  • Infection Control
  • Infections in Solid Organ Transplantation
  • Infections in Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Varicella Zoster Virus

Clinical Expertise

Infections in patients with weakened immune systems relating to cancer, HIV, or transplantation

Teaching and Mentoring Interests

Mentoring visiting physicians and scholars, including MD students
Educating Infectious Disease Fellows in transplant infectious diseases

Current Studies

  • Natural Killer Cell Receptor Diversity and CMV in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
  • Viral infections after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Epidemiology of invasive Fungal infections in Cord Blood Transplant Recipients
  • Clinical trials of the prevention of post-transplant infection

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Contact Information

(206) 667-7538
(206) 667-4411
Additional contact

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