Christine Garvey, FNP

Nurse practitioner

Christine Garvey is a nurse practitioner at the UCSF Sleep Disorders Center at Mount Zion where she cares for patients with sleep and pulmonary conditions. Under the supervision of a doctor, she provides assessments, orders diagnostic tests, interprets test results and makes recommendations for treatment. Her research interests include the areas of pulmonary rehabilitation, asthma and congestive heart failure.

Garvey earned a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in public administration at the University of San Francisco and a master's of science and nursing degree from Holy Names College in Oakland. She has authored chapters in the Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice and has been published in several national professional journals. She has served as chair and as a member of many national and state committees, including co-chair of the American Thoracic Society's Pulmonary Rehabilitation Section. Her awards include the Mary Burns Award for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services and the American Lung Association of California Research Program Scholarship.


Sleep Disorders Center
2330 Post St., Suite 420
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 885-7886
Fax: (415) 885-3650

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. – noon, 2 – 5 p.m.

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UCSF, School of Nursing 1987
Holy Names, School of Nursing 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Garvey C, Criner GJ. Impact of Co-morbidities on the Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Am J Med. 2018 May 16.
  2. Singer JP, Soong A, Bruun A, Bracha A, Chin G, Hays SR, Kukreja J, Rigler J, Golden JA, Greenland JR, Garvey C. A mobile health technology enabled home-based intervention to treat frailty in adult lung transplant candidates: A pilot study. Clin Transplant. 2018 May 09; e13274.
  3. Jacobs SS, Lindell KO, Collins EG, Garvey CM, Hernandez C, McLaughlin S, Schneidman AM, Meek PM. Reply: Access to Supplemental Oxygen Therapy: A Crisis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Apr 24.

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