Brent Kobashi, MD


Dr. Brent Kobashi is an internist at the General Internal Medicine Clinic at Sutter Street. He is particularly interested in chronic disease management and quality of life, preventive care and healthy aging as well as treating conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and HIV. He also is knowledgeable in the areas of cross-cultural medicine and underserved populations. In treating patients, Kobashi focuses on disease prevention and considers himself an interventional minimalist, focusing on the fewest, best possible therapies with the most proven benefit.

Kobashi is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at UCSF. He is an associate clinical professor of medicine at UCSF.


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.

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Brent Kobashi


Stanford School of Medicine 2006


UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2009

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Chen HC, Fogh S, Kobashi B, Teherani A, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan P. An interview study of how clinical teachers develop skills to attend to different level learners. Med Teach. 2016 Jun; 38(6):578-84.
  2. Chen HC, O'Sullivan P, Teherani A, Fogh S, Kobashi B, ten Cate O. Sequencing learning experiences to engage different level learners in the workplace: An interview study with excellent clinical teachers. Med Teach. 2015; 37(12):1090-7.

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