Steven A. Pergam, MD, MPH

Steven A. Pergam, MD, MPH
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Steven A. Pergam, MD, MPH

  • Medical Director, Infection Prevention, Fred Hutch
  • Professor, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division and Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, University of Washington School of Medicine

Infectious Disease

“I strive to deliver the most advanced and practical knowledge available, working in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. I aim to find solutions to challenging problems and prevent infectious diseases.”

— Dr. Pergam

Provider Background



Education, Experience and Certifications

Undergraduate Degree
Dartmouth College

Medical Degree
University of Nebraska

University of New Mexico Hospital

University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Board Certification
Infectious Disease, 2007, 2017, American Board of Internal Medicine

MPH, Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health

Seattle Met's 2022 Top Doctors award
Dr. Pergam has received this peer-nominated award for his exceptional patient care multiple years in a row.


All news
Bridging the pain communication gap Cancer patient and providers share experiences, tips on communicating pain to inform symptoms and treatments July 13, 2023
Infectious disease scientists look beyond the pandemic A symposium about protecting people with weakened immune systems from microbial threats May 9, 2023
Going long: Viruses linger with lasting impact Herpes, HIV, Epstein-Barr and other viruses hang around, causing potential long-term health woes. Should ‘long COVID’ surprise us? April 10, 2023

Clinical Trials

We make promising new treatments available to you through studies called clinical trials led by Fred Hutch physicians. Many of these trials at Fred Hutch have led to FDA-approved treatments and have improved standards of care globally. Together, you and your physician can decide if a study is right for you. 

Find a Clinical Trial Led by Dr. Pergam


Many of our Fred Hutch physicians conduct ongoing research to improve standards of patient care. Their work is evaluated by other physicians and selected for publication to the United States National Library of Medicine, the largest medical library in the world. See scientific papers this Fred Hutch physician has written. 

View Dr. Pergam's Publications

Your Care Team

At Fred Hutch, you receive care from a team of providers with extensive experience in your disease. Your team includes physicians, a patient care coordinator, a registered nurse, an advanced practice provider and others, based on your needs. You also have access to experts like registered dietitians, social workers, acupuncturists, psychiatrists and more who specialize in supporting people with cancer or blood disorders. 


Fred Hutch accepts most national private health insurance plans as well as Medicare. We also accept Medicaid for people from Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. We are working to ensure that everyone, no matter what their financial situation, has access to the care they need.

For the Media

The Media Relations team at Fred Hutch is available to assist members of the news media who would like to arrange interviews with providers.

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