Shireesha Dhanireddy, MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Infectious Disease Clinic, Harborview Medical Center
Medical Director, Madison Clinic, Harborview Medical Center
HIV Pathway Director, UW Internal Medicine Residency Program
HIV Expert Consultant, Northwest AIDS Education &Training Program Project ECHO

Faculty Information


Dr. Dhanireddy is clinician educator at Harborview Medical Center. She attends on the general medicine, infectious diseases, and HIV services at Harborview Medical Center. She is actively involved in medical student, resident, and fellow education.

Education & Training: 
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington D.C.
Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Primary Care Track-Boise
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Chief Residency, Internal Medicine
University of Washington/Swedish Medical Center-Providence
Seattle, WA
Fellowship, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Graduated cum laude, Georgetown University
Ortho-McNeil Infectious Diseases Scholar Award
Western Society for Clinical Investigation, Travel Award
Top Doctor, Seattle Met Magazine
(206) 744-5103
Mailing Address: 

325 9th Ave

Box 359930

Seattle, WA 98104

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 

Quality improvement – general infectious diseases, OPAT (outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy).


2013 IDSA clinical practice guideline for vaccination of the immunocompromised host. Rubin LG, Levin MJ, Ljungman P, Davies EG, Avery R, Tomblyn M, Bousvaros A, Dhanireddy S, Sung L, Keyserling H, Kang I. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Feb;58(3):309-18. doi: 10.1093/cid/cit816.
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Dhanireddy S, Walker J, Reisch L, Oster N, Delbanco T, Elmore JG. The urban underserved: Attitudes towards gaining full access to electronic medical records. Health Expect. 2014 Oct; 17(5):724-32. Epub 2012 Jun 28.
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Immune response to hepatitis B virus vaccination among HIV-1 infected and uninfected adults in Kenya. Irungu E, Mugo N, Ngure K, Njuguna R, Celum C, Farquhar C, Dhanireddy S, Baeten JM. J Infect Dis. 2013 Feb 1;207(3):402-10. Epub 2012 Nov 21.
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Achenbach CJ, Harrington RD, Dhanireddy S, Crane HM, Casper C, Kitahata MM. Paradoxical immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV-infected patients treated with combination antiretroviral therapy after AIDS-defining opportunistic infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2012; 54(3),424-33. 
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Walker J, Leveille SG, Ngo L, Vodicka E, Darer JD, Dhanireddy S, Elmore JG, Feldman HJ, Lichtenfeld MJ, Oster N, Ralston JD, Ross SE, Delbanco T. Inviting patients to read their doctors' notes: patients and doctors look ahead: patient and physician surveys. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Dec 20; 155(12):811-9. Erratum in: Ann Intern Med. 2012 Jul 3;157(1):80. 
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Dhanireddy S, Harrington RD, Crane HM, et al. Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and HIV infection [letter]. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011; 17:1140-3.
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Kim HN, Harrington RD, Crane HM, Dhanireddy S, Dellit TH, Spach DH. Hepatitis B vaccination in HIV-infected adults: Current evidence, recommendations and practical considerations. Int J STD AIDS. 2009; 20(9):595-600.
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Crane HM, Dhanireddy S, Kim HN, et al. Optimal timing of routine vaccination in HIV-infected persons.Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2009; 6(2), 93-9.
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