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Dawd Siraj, MD

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Travel Medicine
Dawd S. Siraj, MD


Dr. Dawd Siraj is a professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Wisconsin. He is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine. He also has a Master's of Public Health and Tropical Medicine from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He has had a Certificate of Knowledge in Tropical Medicine since 2002. At the completion of his training, he joined Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, and was the director of the International Travel Clinic. His travel clinic was a GeoSentinel affiliate member of International Travel Clinics.

Dr. Siraj joined UW Health in 2016 and is currently the director of the Travel Medicine Clinic. A native of Ethiopia, he has extensive experience and training in tropical diseases. He has interest in international travel, global health and medical care in resource limited countries. He regularly travels to Ethiopia with medical students and residents.

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Amharic
  • Tigrigna
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
Medical School
  • Jimma Institute of Health Sciences, Jimma, Ethiopia
  • Tulane University Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals, New Orleans, LA
  • St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY


Additional conditions and treatments
  • Hepatitis