University of Nebraska Medical Center

Sara Hurtado Bares, MD

Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
Co-Director, Graduate Medical Education Curriculum, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Block


Sara Bares

Dr. Bares joined the HIV/Infectious Diseases team in July 2013. She is an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases. After receiving her undergraduate degree from Amherst College, Dr. Bares obtained her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago where she was an intern, resident, and chief resident. Following her residency, Dr. Bares stayed on at the University of Chicago to complete a fellowship in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Bares is bilingual in Spanish and English. Her clinical and research interests include HIV treatment and prevention, HIV-related comorbidities, and HIV in women. She is board certified in infectious diseases.


  • Medical School: Mount Sinai School/City University of New York, 2006
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School Medicine, 2010
  • Fellowship: Infectious Disease, University of Chicago Pritzker School Medicine, 2013
Patient Care
  • Complications of HIV and its therapies
  • HIV testing and prevention
  • Medical education