Jason Simmons, MD, PhD
Acting Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Sites of Practice: 
Harborview Medical Center
University of Washington Medical Center
Veterans’ Affairs Puget Sound Healthcare System

Faculty Information


Jason Simmons, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified physician at the UW Medical Center Infectious Diseases Clinic and the Madison Clinic at Harborview and a UW senior fellow of Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Simmons is dedicated to providing patients medical knowledge such that they can make informed decisions about their medical care.

Dr. Simmons earned his M.D. and Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. His research interests involve the immune response to tuberculosis. Clinically, his interests encompass treatment of a broad range of infections as well as providing primary care of persons living with HIV.

Education & Training: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Residency in General Internal Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Fellowship in Infectious Disease
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
(206) 685-6383
Mailing Address: 

University of Washington
750 Republican St.
Box 358061
Seattle, WA 98109


Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • Cellular immunology
  • Host susceptibility to infectious diseases
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis


Clinical Interests: 
  • Tuberculosis
  • Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections
  • Hansen's disease
  • General infectious diseases
  • HIV medicine