Frederick Buckner, M.D., is a board certified physician at UW Medicine’s Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Clinic and a UW professor of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Medicine.
Dr. Buckner sees many patients with complex medical conditions. He believes it is essential to analyze information and listen carefully to each patient and their family. He feels that earning the trust of a patient is a great professional honor.
Dr. Buckner, a Seattle native, earned his M.D. at the UW. He runs a research program to develop new drugs for neglected tropical diseases. He is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the American Federation for Medical Research, the Western Association of Physicians, and president-elect for the Western Society for Clinical Investigation.
In his free time Dr. Buckner enjoys family life, outdoor activities (hiking, fishing, sailing), basketball and bicycling to work.