Warren Phipps, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified physician at the Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Clinic at UW Medical Center and the Outpatient Clinic at SCCA. He is also medical director of the Uganda Cancer Institute/Hutchinson Center Cancer Alliance in Kampala, Uganda.
Dr. Phipps conducts research on infection-related cancers in Sub-Saharan Africa. He believes medicine is most effective when there is a partnership between caregivers and patients. To achieve this, he tries to listen to patients’ questions and concerns and to foster open communication.
Dr. Phipps earned his M.D. from Harvard and his M.P.H. at the UW. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. His research focuses on human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) virology and the pathogenesis of Kaposi sarcoma (KS), the most common HIV-associated malignancy worldwide.
In his free time Dr. Phipps enjoys swimming, languages (Luganda, Mandarin), singing, travel, windsurfing and the beach.