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Infectious diseases, Primary care - internal medicine




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.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Buckner enjoys family life, outdoor activities (hiking, fishing, sailing), basketball and bicycling to work.
infectious diseases and tropical medicine clinic at the university of washington medical center

Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine Clinic at UWMC

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


Animal-associated infection care, Bloodstream infection care, Bone and joint infection care, Cancer-related infection care

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 1988

UW - Infectious Diseases

Fellowship, Internal Medicine

Veterans Adm. Hospital(Minneapolis)


Univ. of Minnesota SOM

Internship, Internal Medicine

Univ. of Minnesota SOM

Residency, Internal Medicine


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