Dr. Farah Cassis-Ghavami MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Farah Cassis-Ghavami is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Seattle, Washington. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus and UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center. She received her medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. She is one of 3 doctors at Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus and one of 3 at UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Residency, Pediatrics, 1999 - 2002

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2002 - 2005

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Surveillance study of bacterial contamination of the parent's cell phone in the NICU and the effectiveness of an anti-microbial gel in reducing transmission to the hands.
Beckstrom, A. C.,Cleman, P. E.,Cassis-Ghavami, F. L.,Kamitsuka, M. D.

Serological immunity to adenovirus serotype 5 is not associated with risk of HIV infection: a case-control study.
Curlin, M. E., Cassis-Ghavami, F., Magaret, A. S., Spies, G. A., Duerr, A., Celum, C. L., Sanchez, J. L., Margolick, J. B., Detels, R., McElrath, M. J., Corey, L.

Direct comparison of antigen production and induction of apoptosis by canarypox virus- and modified vaccinia virus ankara-human immunodeficiency virus vaccine vectors.
Zhang, X., Cassis-Ghavami, F., Eller, M., Currier, J., Slike, B. M., Chen, X., Tartaglia, J., Marovich, M., Spearman, P.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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