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Specialties

Critical care medicine, Pulmonary and respiratory disease care

Languages

English

Biography

Ajai Dandekar, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified physician at the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic and ICU at UW Medical Center and a UW assistant professor of Medicine and Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and an adjunct assistant professor of Microbiology.

Dr. Dandekar specializes in the care of patients with the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. He maintains an active laboratory research program. Cystic fibrosis is a complicated, multi-organ system disease, and he enjoys finding treatments that allow our adult patients with cystic fibrosis to live full lives.

Dr. Dandekar earned his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. He is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. His clinical and research interests include cystic fibrosis, critical care medicine, the sociality of bacteria and the relationship between bacterial sociality and clinical diseases.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Dandekar enjoys running and traveling.
Adult Cystic Fibrosis at UW Medical Center

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195

206.598.8446

Pulmonary and respiratory disease care

Bronchoscopy Suite at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific Street, 3rd Floor, Surgical Pavilion Room 3104C Seattle, WA 98195

206.598.3068

Biopsy (fine needle aspiration), Bronchoalveolar lavage, Endobronchial biopsy, Endobronchial ultrasound

UW - Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care

Fellowship, 2013

UW - Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care

Fellowship, 2011, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Residency, 2008, Internal Medicine

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, 2006, Internal Medicine

University of Iowa

Ph.D, 2005

Univ. of Iowa, Office of Student Affairs

Medical education, 2005

 

Board Certifications
  • Critical Care Medicine, 2011, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease, 2010, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 2008, American Board of Internal Medicine