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Lisa Ochoa-Frongia, MD
Assistant Professor

1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110


Lisa Ochoa-Frongia is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF, in the Division of General Internal Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Ochoa-Frongia is a clinician-educator and devotes the majority of her efforts to patient care and teaching. She teaches UCSF Internal Medicine Residents and medical students the principles and practices of providing primary care to medically and socially complex, vulnerable and underserved patient populations. Dr. Ochoa-Frongia manages a panel of her own primary care patients in the Richard H. Fine People's Clinic. Dr. Ochoa-Frongia is currently studying best practices in the treatment of anxiety and depression in the ambulatory setting, and the optimization of physician use of electronic health records.

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
UCSF Internal Medicine Residency Program San Francisco Primary Care Track 2014
Mount Sinai School of Medicine M.D. 2011
Princeton University Bachelor of Arts Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 2005


Primary care of vulnerable and medically underserved populations, career mentoring of residents and students, health disparities, integration of behavioral health and medical care, medical education

Recent Articles (4)

Garcia ME, Ochoa-Frongia L, Moise N, Aguilera A, Fernandez A. Collaborative Care for Depression among Patients with Limited English Proficiency: a Systematic Review. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Mar; 33(3):347-357.

Ochoa-Frongia L, Thompson HS, Lewis-Kelly Y, Deans-McFarlane T, Jandorf L. Breast and cervical cancer screening and health beliefs among African American women attending educational programs. Health Promot Pract. 2012 Jul; 13(4):447-53.

McLaughlin SA, Ochoa-Frongia LM, Patil SM, Cody HS, Sclafani LM. Influence of frozen-section analysis of sentinel lymph node and lumpectomy margin status on reoperation rates in patients undergoing breast-conservation therapy. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Jan; 206(1):76-82.

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