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Michelle Guy, MD

1545 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

Dr. Michelle Guy joined UCSF faculty in 2004. She earned her medical degree from University of Missouri-Columbia and completed a residency in Primary Care at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School. After completing a Chief Residency she joined the UCSF faculty Division of General Internal Medicine, where she is a Clinician Educator. She sees patients and teaches at the Mt Zion campus. She practices both in the Division of General Medicine and the Weight Management clinic. She teaches in the medical school as one of the Bridges coaches in the new medical school curriculum.

She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine. She has lectured on the care of the post bariatric surgery patient in the Primary Care setting and serves on the American Board of Obesity Medicine as a question writer for the national board exam.

Dr Guy serves as Director of Diversity for Graduate Medical Education. She works with the Office of Graduate Medical Education, Housestaff, Faculty and Staff to increase diversity and inclusion for all residency programs at UCSF.

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
American Board of Obesity Medicine Diplomate 2015
Cambridge Health Alliance Chief Residency Harvard Medical School 2003
Cambridge Health Alliance Residency Harvard Medical School 2000
University of Missouri Columbia M.D. School of Medicine 2000


Allyship, Chronic Disease Management, Diversity, Healthcare Workforce Diversity, Inclusion and Equity, Medical Education, Patient Centered Medical Home, Primary Care of the Post-Bariatric Surgery Patient, Quality Improvement, SBIRT, Weight Management and Obesity

Awards and Honors
2015   Top Physicians 2015, Primary Care, Marin Magazine, 2015
2015   Exceptional Physician Award, UCSF Medical Center, 2015
2007   Excellence In Clinical Care, Robert Crede Award, Division of Genenral Medicine, UCSF, 2007

Related Web Sites

Recent Articles (2)

Freise JE, McCarthy EE, Guy M, Steiger S, Sheu L. Increasing Naloxone Co-prescription for Patients on Chronic Opioids: a Student-Led Initiative. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Mar 19.

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