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Abir "Abby"

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Attending Physician, UWMC- Montlake and Harborview Medical Center
Associate Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control, UWMC
College Faculty Mentor, Olympic College, UWSOM
Sites of Practice
UWMC- Montlake


Dr. Abir “Abby” Hussein's focus is in clinical infectious disease work on the general infectious disease inpatient consult services at both Harborview and UWMC- Montlake and the general infectious disease clinic at UWMC - Montlake.  She also works in the School of Medicine as a College faculty mentor and in this role provides the clinical foundation for an assigned group of medical students each year and acts as their primary coach through their four years of training. Dr. Hussein also works as part of the infection prevention team to help shape and shift policies and practices related to hospital acquired infections and other concerns. One of her other passions is working on measures to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion both in the hospital and in the academia in general.

Research Interests

  • DEI
  • Medical Education
  • Infection Prevention & Control

Clinical Interests

  • General Infectious Diseases
  • Tropical Infections

Education & Training

BS, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (2011)

MD, University of Miami, Miam,i FL (2015)

Intern, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado. Aurora, CO (2015 - 2016)

Resident, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado. Aurora, CO (2016 - 2018)

Fellow, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (2018-2021)

MPH, Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (2019-2021)


Walter E. Stamm Award recipient, Division of Allergy & Infectious Disease 2020


Hussein A, Moss N, Wald A. Netter’s Infectious Disease 2nd Edition Textbook: Herpes Simplex Virus Genital Infection chapter