Christopher Brian Behrens M.D. Accepting new patients

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Addiction medicine, Adolescent medicine, Infectious diseases, Primary care - family medicine


English, Spanish


Christopher Behrens, M.D., is a UW clinical associate professor of medicine with joint appointments in the Departments of Global Health, Family Medicine, and Medicine/Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington. He is an attending physician at the Family Medicine Clinic at Harborview and Madison Clinic at Harborview, a primary care clinic for people with HIV.

Behrens obtained a bachelor’s degree in political science at Stanford University and his medical degree from the University of California – San Francisco. He is board-certified in family medicine.

His clinical interests include family medicine, HIV, hepatitis C and global health. Behrens strives to establish a therapeutic partnership with his patients that informs and empowers them to co-manage their medical conditions as effectively as possible.

Personal Interests

Behrens enjoys running, hiking, reading and spending time with his wife and three dogs.

Madison Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 2nd Floor West Clinic Seattle, WA 98104


AIDS care, Behavioral healthcare, HIV care, Infectious diseases

UCSF - Family Medicine

Residency, 1999, Family Practice

UCSF - Family Medicine

Internship, 1997, Family Practice

Univ. of Calif. San Francisco

Medical education, 1996


Board Certifications
  • Family Medicine, 1999, American Board of Family Medicine