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Bernard Lo, M.D.



General Internal Medicine at Sutter Street
1701 Divisadero St., Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94115
New Patient Appointments:
(844) 727-8273 (PCP-UCSF)
Office: (415) 353-7999
Fax: (415) 353-7901

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. — 5 p.m.

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Selected Research and Publications

  1. Bosslet GT, Pope TM, Rubenfeld GD, Lo B, Truog RD, Rushton CH, Curtis JR, Ford DW, Osborne M, Misak C, Au DH, Azoulay E, Brody B, Fahy BG, Hall JB, Kesecioglu J, Kon AA, Lindell KO, White DB. An Official ATS/AACN/ACCP/ESICM/SCCM Policy Statement: Responding to Requests for Potentially Inappropriate Treatments in Intensive Care Units. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun 1; 191(11):1318-30.
  2. Lo B. Sharing clinical trial data: maximizing benefits, minimizing risk. JAMA. 2015 Feb 24; 313(8):793-4.
  3. Anderson WG, Cimino JW, Ernecoff NC, Ungar A, Shotsberger KJ, Pollice LA, Buddadhumaruk P, Carson SS, Curtis JR, Hough CL, Lo B, Matthay MA, Peterson MW, Steingrub JS, White DB. A Multicenter Study of Key Stakeholders' Perspectives on Communicating with Surrogates about Prognosis in Intensive Care Units. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Feb; 12(2):142-52.
  4. Pletcher MJ, Lo B, Grady D. Criteria for waiver of informed consent for quality improvement research-reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Jan 1; 175(1):143.
  5. Lo B. Updating research oversight for the 21st century. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Dec 16; 161(12):919-20.
  6. Cohen IG, Amarasingham R, Shah A, Xie B, Lo B. The legal and ethical concerns that arise from using complex predictive analytics in health care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Jul; 33(7):1139-47.
  7. Pletcher MJ, Lo B, Grady D. Informed consent in randomized quality improvement trials: a critical barrier for learning health systems. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 May; 174(5):668-70.
  8. Smith AK, Lo B, Aronson L. Elder self-neglect--how can a physician help? N Engl J Med. 2013 Dec 26; 369(26):2476-9.
  9. Lo B, Ott C. What is the enemy in CME, conflicts of interest or bias? JAMA. 2013 Sep 11; 310(10):1019-20.
  10. Anderson WG, Cimino JW, Lo B. Seriously ill hospitalized patients' perspectives on the benefits and harms of two models of hospital CPR discussions. Patient Educ Couns. 2013 Dec; 93(3):633-40.
  11. Smith AK, Lo B, Sudore R. When previously expressed wishes conflict with best interests. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jul 8; 173(13):1241-5.
  12. Lo B, Grady C. Ethical considerations in HIV cure research: points to consider. Curr Opin HIV AIDS. 2013 May; 8(3):243-9.
  13. Lee Char SJ, Hills NK, Lo B, Kirkwood KS. Informed consent for innovative surgery: a survey of patients and surgeons. Surgery. 2013 Apr; 153(4):473-80.
  14. Smith L, O'Sullivan P, Lo B, Chen H. An educational intervention to improve resident comfort with communication at the end of life. J Palliat Med. 2013 Jan; 16(1):54-9.
  15. Smith AK, Lo B. The problem with actually tattooing DNR across your chest. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Oct; 27(10):1238-9.
  16. Lo B. Euthanasia in the Netherlands: what lessons for elsewhere? Lancet. 2012 Sep 8; 380(9845):869-70.
  17. White DB, Jonsen A, Lo B. Ethical challenge: when clinicians act as surrogates for unrepresented patients. Am J Crit Care. 2012 May; 21(3):202-7.
  18. Steinbrook R, Lo B. Medical journals and conflicts of interest. J Law Med Ethics. 2012; 40(3):488-99.
  19. Lo B. The future of conflicts of interest: a call for professional standards. J Law Med Ethics. 2012; 40(3):441-51.
  20. Smith AK, Williams BA, Lo B. Discussing overall prognosis with the very elderly. N Engl J Med. 2011 Dec 8; 365(23):2149-51.

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