John B. Lynch M.D., M.P.H. Accepting new patients

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AIDS care, Infectious diseases, Travel medicine




John Lynch, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified physician and medical director of Harborview's Infection Control, Antibiotic Stewardship and Employee Health programs. Dr. Lynch is also a UW associate professor of Medicine and Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

When working with a patient, Dr. Lynch’s goal is to help each patient fully understand his reasoning behind clinical decisions and recommendations. He believes increasing the patient's understanding leads to better care.

Dr. Lynch earned his M.D. and M.P.H. from the UW. He conducts research on healthcare-associated infections. At the UW School of Medicine he leads the medical student microbiology course. He is active in statewide and national initiatives to prevent healthcare-associated infections and the development of drug-resistant bacteria. He is an active member of the Infectious Disease Society of America and the Infectious Disease Society of Washington.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Lynch enjoys spending time with  family and friends, climbing, running, mountain-biking, downwind paddleboarding and skiing.

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Hospital at UWMC

825 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98109-102


Cancer care, Oncology

University of Washington School of Public Health

Master Public Health, 2011

UW - Infectious Disease Fellowship

Fellowship, 2009, Infectious Disease

Massachusetts General Hospital

Residency, 2005, General Internal Medicine

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 2002

Massachusetts General Hospital

Internship, 2001, General Internal Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Infectious Disease, 2008, American Board of Internal Medicine