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Primary care - internal medicine




Barak Gaster M.D. is a UW professor of medicine. He provides primary care to a large panel of adults and is a member of the teaching faculty working with resident physicians in the clinic and in the hospital.

Dr. Gaster earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago and his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. He first came to the University of Washington as a resident in internal medicine where he went on to serve as chief resident.

Dr. Gaster's clinical interests include prevention, screening and primary care.  He enjoys partnering with patients to explain options for their care and explore ways to keep them healthy.

He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and is board certified in internal medicine. He is a past chairman of the Washington State Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

Personal Interests

Dr. Gaster enjoys reading, hiking and staying updated on current affairs.

General Internal Medicine Center at UWMC-Roosevelt

4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98105


Acute episodic care, Behavioral healthcare, Care coordination, Chronic disease management

Univ. of Calif. San Francisco

Medical education, 1993

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine


UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, General Internal Medicine

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine



Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine, 1996, American Board of Internal Medicine