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PATIENT CARE
DIGESTIVE DISEASE RESEARCH
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Christina M. Surawicz, MD
Professor
Assistant Dean for Faculty Development,
UW School of Medicine

Contact Information
Harborview Medical Center
325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104
UW Box Number: 359773
Unit: HMC Gastroenterology
P: (206) 744-7070
F: (206) 744-8698
[email protected]

Research & Clinical Interests
Colonic diseases, both infectious and idiopathic. Clostridium difficile infection; irritable bowel syndrome; infectious diarrhea.

Representative Publications
Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infections. Surawicz CM, Brandt LJ, Binion DG, Ananthakrishnan AN, Curry SR, Gilligan PH, McFarland LV, Mellow M, Zuckerbraun BS. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Apr;108(4):478-98. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2013.4.

Treatment of refractory and recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. Surawicz CM, Alexander J. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Jun;8(6):330-9.

Updates on treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. Hammerle CW, Surawicz CM. World J Gastroenterol. 2008 May 7;14(17):2639-49.

Recurrent Clostridium difficile disease: epidemiology and clinical characteristics. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology; 20: 43-50, 1999.

Education
M.D., University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY

Residency in Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Fellowship in Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA