Chris Keh, MD

Infectious disease physician

Dr. Chris Keh is a specialist in the Infectious Diseases Clinic at UCSF Medical Center, where she treats patients with general infectious diseases.

Keh earned undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Illinois at Chicago before completing an internal medicine residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She completed an infectious diseases fellowship at UCSF Medical Center, where she is an assistant professor of medicine and infectious diseases. She currently serves as the medical director at the San Francisco Department of Public Health's tuberculosis clinic.


Infectious Disease at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0327
Phone: (415) 353-2626
Fax: (415) 353-2568

Hours: Thursday
8:20 – 11:40 a.m.

Board Certification

Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

HS Asst Clinical Professor

More about Chris Keh


University of Illinois School of Medicine 2004


University of Chicago Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2008


UCSF Medical Center, Infectious Diseases 2010

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Greninger AL, Langelier C, Cunningham G, Keh C, Melgar M, Chiu CY, Miller S. Two Rapidly Growing Mycobacterial Species Isolated from a Brain Abscess: First Whole-Genome Sequences of Mycobacterium immunogenum and Mycobacterium llatzerense. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jul; 53(7):2374-7.
  2. Eriksson EM, Liegler T, Keh CE, Karlsson AC, Holditch SJ, Pilcher CD, Loeb L, Nixon DF, Hecht FM. Newly Exerted T Cell Pressures on Mutated Epitopes following Transmission Help Maintain Consensus HIV-1 Sequences. PLoS One. 2014; 10(4):e0120787.
  3. Kelly JD, Grace Lin SY, Barry PM, Keh C, Higashi J, Metcalfe JZ. Xpert MTB/RIF false detection of rifampin-resistant tuberculosis from prior infection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Dec 01; 190(11):1316-8.

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