Dr. Alison E Heald MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Alison Heald is an infectious disease specialist in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with Duke University Hospital. She received her medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 24 years. She is one of 53 doctors at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986 - 1989

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1995 - 1996

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Effect of antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory medications on the sense of taste.
Schiffman, S. S., Zervakis, J., Westall, H. L., Graham, B. G., Metz, A., Bennett, J. L., Heald, A. E.

Characteristics of individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus and provider interaction in the predominantly rural Southeast.
Whetten-Goldstein, K., Nguyen, T. Q., Heald, A. E.

Effect of the nucleoside analogs zidovudine, didanosine, stavudine, and lamivudine on the sense of taste.
Schiffman, S. S., Zervakis, J., Shaio, E., Heald, A. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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