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Phuoc Van Le, M.D., M.P.H.


Dr. Phuoc Le is a hospitalist with a special interest in patient safety, health care quality, health disparities and global medical education. He is also an assistant clinical professor of medicine and pediatrics at the UCSF School of Medicine.

Le graduated from Dartmouth in 2000 with a double major in biochemistry and molecular biology and Asian and Middle Eastern languages and literature. He earned his medical degree from Stanford School of Medicine. During his time at Stanford, Le also obtained a master's in public health from UC Berkeley with a focus in global health. He completed a combined residency in internal medicine, pediatrics and global health equity at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.

During residency, Le worked with the non-governmental organization Partners in Health (PIH) to provide equitable health care in Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi and most recently, post-earthquake Haiti. He continues to work with PIH several months a year. Le has also participated in community health and anthropological research in Tibet, China and Switzerland.

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Dartmouth, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures 2000
UC Berkeley, Master's of Public Health 2004
Stanford Unversity School of Medicine 2006


Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital , Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Global Health Equity 2011