Ari H Pollack, MD, MSIM

Ari H Pollack, MD, MSIM

Nephrology, Fetal Care and Treatment Center, Dialysis, Apheresis

On staff since November 2005

Academic Title: Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

  • Dr. Pollack is a pediatric nephrologist at Seattle Children’s and a principal investigator in the Center for Clinical and Translational Research at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. He is also an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington.

    Pollack earned his MD from Tulane University and completed his pediatric residency at Seattle Children’s. He then became a pediatrician at a private practice and an informatics physician at Seattle Children’s, focusing on ambulatory computerized provider order entry and health information exchange, as well as electronic health record design.

    Driven to improve health records for patients and doctors, Pollack earned a master’s degree in information management from the University of Washington. He also went on to complete a fellowship in nephrology at Seattle Children's. His research focuses on using human-centered design and human-computer interaction principles to support healthcare decision-making and improve patient outcomes.

    • Related Pages

    • Health Information and Visualization Experience (HIVE) Lab

      The Health Information and Visualization Experience (HIVE) Lab, led by Dr. Ari Pollack, builds tools and technology to tackle challenges like streamlining patient records and facilitating collaborative decision-making all while tailoring care to patients’ values.


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Nephrology
Clinical Informatics

Medical/Professional School

Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
University of Washington, Seattle, WA


University of Washington School of Medicine GME, Seattle, WA


Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA