Kristine Matson, MD

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Travel Medicine
Kristine Matson, MD


Kristine Matson, MD, is a UW Health infectious disease doctor and a clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Dr. Matson diagnoses and treats various conditions including surgical wound infections, HIV, tuberculosis, parasitic and other infectious diseases. She also cares for infections in solid organ and bone marrow transplant patients with unique immune-system challenges.

An expert in tropical infectious disease medicine, Dr. Matson has traveled and worked in countries around the world. Her expertise includes diagnosing both common and rare infections. She enjoys talking with patients about how to prevent disease and improve health while traveling.

Dr. Matson listens to patients and addresses all their questions and concerns. She partners with them to develop treatment plans that meet their unique needs.

In her free time, Dr. Matson enjoys international travel, especially introducing her children to new places around the world.

I'm interested in preventing disease and improving health. Because I treat so many different infections, I can think out of the box and manage more complicated conditions.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
Medical School
  • University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN
  • University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA

Areas of expertise