Our infectious disease specialists provide consult services to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) patients. Clinical services are provided at both inpatient (University of Washington Medical Center) and outpatient settings (SCCA outpatient facility located on the Fred Hutch campus).
IDS faculty physicians pursue a team approach to providing exceptional patient care, working closely with hematologists and oncologists on individual treatment plans for patients. Our researcher physicians also oversee critical quality-improvement initiatives related to infectious diseases, including the development of standard practice guidelines and other clinical care guidelines in infection control and antibiotics management.
With a background in hematopoetic cell transplant, Bhattacharyya is applying that knowledge to working with patients with infectious disease issues while continuing to provide thorough and compassionate care.
Dr. Boonyaratanakornkit studies the epidemiology and immunology of respiratory viral infections. His research is focused on developing diagnostics, vaccines, and therapeutics against respiratory viruses.
Dr. Duke studies viral infections that affect immunocompromised patients, using mathematical modeling. She is currently working on models of CMV infection in allogeneic transplant patients and cure strategies for HIV.
Dr Gulleen is interested in understanding the risk-factors, epidemiology, and and management of post-chemotherapy infections in cancer patients living in low-resource and tropical settings.
Dr. Liu focuses on improving patient outcomes through antimicrobial stewardship and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy programs, by promoting appropriate use of antibiotics and optimizing transitions of care.
So enjoys working and providing care for people of all ages and backgrounds. She brings her molecular biology education as well as her bone marrow transplant service experience to provide care for her patients.
As a physician assistant, Yoke’s goal is to create a space where patients and their loved ones feel comfortable enough to honestly discuss their goals of care from an Infectious Disease standpoint. She strives to provide evidence-based, compassionate, unbiased care for every patient she sees.