Robert Rakita, M.D., is a board certified physician at UW Medical Center’s Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine Clinic and a UW professor of Medicine and Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Dr. Rakita strives to provide the best possible care for his patients, with compassion and open communication.
Dr. Rakita earned his M.D. at Case Western Reserve University. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He specializes in the care of patients undergoing solid organ transplantation (heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreas and intestine). His clinical and research interests include infections in solid organ transplant patients and the use of vaccines to prevent infections.
In his free time Dr. Rakita enjoys reading, cooking and golf.