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Eliseo Perez-Stable, M.D.

Internist

Dr. Eliseo J. Perez-Stable, a general internist who provides primary care, is chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at UCSF Medical Center. He is particularly interested in improving the health of poor and minority patients. In his research, he focuses on reducing health risks, such as smoking, in minority populations. He has been practicing primary care and internal medicine since 1978.

He is the director of the Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, a center that works to help alleviate disparities in health care and to help better understand how health professionals can communicate cross-culturally, and co-director of the UCSF Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, which is addressing issues for African Americans, Asians and Latinos in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular disease and reproductive health. Perez-Stable is a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

Clinics

General Internal Medicine
1545 Divisadero St., First and Second Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115
New Patient Appointments:
(844) 727-8273 (PCP-UCSF)
Office: (415) 353–7900
Fax, First Floor: (415) 353–2583
Fax, Second Floor: (415) 353–2640

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

University of Miami School of Medicine 1978

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 1981

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, General Internal Medicine 1983

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Fejerman L, Ahmadiyeh N, Hu D, Huntsman S, Beckman KB, Caswell JL, Tsung K, John EM, Torres-Mejia G, Carvajal-Carmona L, Echeverry MM, Tuazon AM, Ramirez C. Genome-wide association study of breast cancer in Latinas identifies novel protective variants on 6q25. Nat Commun. 2014; 5:5260.
  2. Salgado MV, Mejia R, Kaplan CP, Perez-Stable EJ. Smoking behavior and use of tobacco industry sponsored websites among medical students and young physicians in Argentina. J Med Internet Res. 2014; 16(2):e35.
  3. Ramirez A, Perez-Stable E, Penedo F, Talavera G, Carrillo JE, Fernández M, Holden A, Munoz E, San Miguel S, Gallion K. Reducing time-to-treatment in underserved Latinas with breast cancer: The Six Cities Study. Cancer. 2014 Mar 1; 120(5):752-60.
  4. Moran A, Degennaro V, Ferrante D, Coxson PG, Palmas W, Mejia R, Perez-Stable EJ, Goldman L. Coronary heart disease and stroke attributable to major risk factors is similar in Argentina and the United States: the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model. Int J Cardiol. 2011 Aug 4; 150(3):332-7.
  5. Pérez-Stable EJ, Benowitz NL. Do biological differences help explain tobacco-related disparities? Am J Health Promot. 2011 May-Jun; 25(5 Suppl):S8-10.
  6. Afable-Munsuz A, Ponce NA, Rodriguez M, Perez-Stable EJ. Immigrant generation and physical activity among Mexican, Chinese & Filipino adults in the U.S. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Jun; 70(12):1997-2005.
  7. Chung S, Mehta K, Shumway M, Alvidrez J, Perez-Stable EJ. Risk perception and preference for prevention of Alzheimer's disease. Value Health. 2009 Jun; 12(4):450-8.
  8. Grubbs V, Gregorich SE, Perez-Stable EJ, Hsu CY. Health literacy and access to kidney transplantation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Jan; 4(1):195-200.
  9. Fejerman L, John EM, Huntsman S, Beckman K, Choudhry S, Perez-Stable E, Burchard EG, Ziv E. Genetic ancestry and risk of breast cancer among U.S. Latinas. Cancer Res. 2008 Dec 1; 68(23):9723-8.
  10. Saha S, Fernandez A, Perez-Stable E. Reducing language barriers and racial/ethnic disparities in health care: an investment in our future. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Nov; 22 Suppl 2:371-2.
  11. Ziv E, John EM, Choudhry S, Kho J, Lorizio W, Perez-Stable EJ, Burchard EG. Genetic ancestry and risk factors for breast cancer among Latinas in the San Francisco Bay Area. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Oct; 15(10):1878-85.
  12. Feldman MD, Ong MK, Lee DL, Perez-Stable EJ. Realigning economic incentives for depression care at UCSF. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2006 Jan; 33(1):34-8.
  13. Choudhry S, Coyle NE, Tang H, Salari K, Lind D, Clark SL, Tsai HJ, Naqvi M, Phong A, Ung N, Matallana H, Avila PC, Casal J, Torres A, Nazario S, Castro R, Battle NC, Perez-Stable EJ, Kwok PY, Sheppard D, Shriver MD, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Risch N, Ziv E, Burchard EG. Population stratification confounds genetic association studies among Latinos. Hum Genet. 2006 Jan; 118(5):652-64.
  14. González Burchard E, Borrell LN, Choudhry S, Naqvi M, Tsai HJ, Rodriguez-Santana JR, Chapela R, Rogers SD, Mei R, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Arena JF, Kittles R, Perez-Stable EJ, Ziv E, Risch N. Latino populations: a unique opportunity for the study of race, genetics, and social environment in epidemiological research. Am J Public Health. 2005 Dec; 95(12):2161-8.
  15. Perez-Stable EJ, Salazar R. Issues in achieving compliance with antihypertensive treatment in the Latino population. Clin Cornerstone. 2004; 6(3):49-61; discussion 62-4.
  16. Walsh JM, Posner SF, Perez-Stable EJ. Colon cancer screening in the ambulatory setting. Prev Med. 2002 Sep; 35(3):209-18.
  17. Pérez-Stable EJ, Ramirez A, Villareal R, Talavera GA, Trapido E, Suarez L, Marti J, McAlister A. Cigarette smoking behavior among US Latino men and women from different countries of origin. Am J Public Health. 2001 Sep; 91(9):1424-30.
  18. Horn-Ross PL, John EM, Lee M, Stewart SL, Koo J, Sakoda LC, Shiau AC, Goldstein J, Davis P, Perez-Stable EJ. Phytoestrogen consumption and breast cancer risk in a multiethnic population: the Bay Area Breast Cancer Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2001 Sep 1; 154(5):434-41.
  19. Pérez-Stable EJ, Juarez-Reyes M, Kaplan C, Fuentes-Afflick E, Gildengorin V, Millstein S. Counseling smoking parents of young children: comparison of pediatricians and family physicians. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001 Jan; 155(1):25-31.
  20. Suarez L, Ramirez AG, Villarreal R, Marti J, McAlister A, Talavera GA, Trapido E, Perez-Stable EJ. Social networks and cancer screening in four U.S. Hispanic groups. Am J Prev Med. 2000 Jul; 19(1):47-52.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.