Christopher Allen Sanford M.D.

 Christopher  Allen Sanford M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Family Medicine - Primary Care, Travel Medicine


Primary Care




Primary Location

UW Neighborhood Northgate Clinic

314 NE Thornton Place
Seattle, WA 98125
Phone: 206.528.8000|Map It 


Christopher Allen Sanford, M.D. is a UW clinical assistant professor of family medicine.

Dr. Sanford's clinical interests include preventive medicine, tropical medicine, traveler's health and patient education. 

Dr. Sanford's research projects include a study on the effect of antimalarials on the risk of travelers' diarrhea and an evaluation of "knowledge gaps" within the field of travel medicine. His other research interests include the teaching of medicine in low-resource settings, and health risks, including motor vehicle accidents, of urban centers in the developing world.

Dr. Sanford is establishing a three-year area of concentration in global health at the UW Neighborhood Northgate Clinic.

Personal Interests

Dr. Sanford enjoys fiction writing and travel writing.

Harvard School of Public HealthMaster Public Health2005
UCSD, School of MedicineMedical education1985
San Jose Medical Center Family Practice ProgramInternshipFamily Medicine
San Jose Medical Center Family Practice ProgramResidencyFamily Medicine


Board Certifications

American Board of Family MedicineFamily Medicine1988
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