Christopher Behrens, MD
Clinical Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Global Health
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Attending Physician
Sites of Practice: 
Harborview Medical Center

Faculty Information


Dr. Behrens is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine with joint appointments in the Departments of Global Health, Family Medicine, and Medicine/Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington. Through the International Training & Education Center for Health, a center within the UW Department of Global Health, he has been providing HIV- and TB-focused technical assistance to multiple countries in Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, South America and the Caribbean region.

Dr. Behrens obtained a Bachelor's Arts degree in Political Science at Stanford University and his medical degree from the University of California – San Francisco. He is board certified in Family Medicine.

Education & Training: 
University of California - San Francisco School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA
UCSF/SFGH Family Medicine Residency Program
University of California - San Francisco School of Medicine/San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, CA
(206) 520-5000
Mailing Address: 

325 9th Avenue

Box 359930

Seattle, WA 98104

Research & Clinical Interests
Clinical Interests: 
  • Primary care
  • HIV
  • Hepatitis C