John D. Scott, MD, MSc
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Telehealth
Associate Medical Director, Liver Clinic, Harborview Medical Center
Sites of Practice: 
Harborview Medical Center
University of Washington Medical Center

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Scott's research focuses on viral hepatitis and the use of telehealth technologies to improve care of patients with Infectious Disease issues. Dr. Scott has an active research program with novel antivirals and diagnostics, in partnership with pharmaceutical companies. Along with Public Health Seattle King County, he is working on a CDC-funded initiative to increase diagnosis, linkage to care and treatment of patients with hepatitis C.

In 2009, he launched Project ECHO in Washington State. This innovative telehealth program helps clinicians serving in rural and underserved areas with the evaluation and treatment of hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. In 2013, he became the first medical director for telehealth at the UW. Research has focused on creating innovative learning platforms, in partnership with Dr. David Spach and Dr. Nina Kim through HCV Online.

Honors: 
AOA, Georgetown University School of Medicine
1997
Fellow, IDSA
2013
Seattle Met, Top Doctors
2014
Warren Featherstone Reid Award for Excellence in Health Care for Washington State
2015