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Robert Hershberg, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified physician at UW Medical Center and a UW associate professor of Medicine and Medical Genetics.

Dr. Hershberg strives to be a good communicator and listener in a variety of clinical contexts.

Dr. Hershberg earned his M.D. at UCLA and his Ph.D. at UC San Diego. His clinical and research interests include immunology and the genetics of human autoimmune disease.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Hershberg enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, squash, skiing and reading.
UCLA Medical Center

Medical education, 1992

Univ. of Calif. SOM, San Diego

Ph.D, 1991

UW - Dept. of Genetics

Fellowship, Medical Genetics

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Residency, General Surgery

UW - Dept. of Ophthalmology

Residency, Ophthalmology

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Internship, General Surgery


Board Certifications
  • Clinical Genetics, 1999, American Board of Medical Genetics