Dr. John David Szumowski MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. John Szumowski is an infectious disease specialist in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 7 years. Dr. Szumowski accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS Medicine

Clinical Interests: HIV, Tropical Medicine, Tuberculosis

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2007–2010

Harvard Medical School
Class of 2007

U Washington Affil Hosps
Fellowship, Infectious Disease (IM), 2010–2014

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 4 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 1 years in Infectious Disease

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

WA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Merle Sande Fellowship in International Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Society of America

Publications & Presentations

Verapamil, and its metabolite norverapamil, inhibit macrophage-induced, bacterial efflux pump-mediated tolerance to multiple anti-tubercular drugs.
Adams KN, Szumowski JD, Ramakrishnan L 2014 2 14

Antimicrobial Efflux Pumps and Mycobacterium tuberculosis Drug Tolerance: Evolutionary Considerations.
Szumowski JD, Adams KN, Edelstein PH, Ramakrishnan L 2013

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization, behavioral risk factors, and skin and soft-tissue infection at an ambulatory clinic serving a large population of HIV-infected men who have sex with men.
Szumowski JD, Wener KM, Gold HS, Wong M, Venkataraman L, Runde CA, Cohen DE, Mayer KH, Wright SB 2009 7 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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