Jeffrey Golden, MD

Associate medical director of the Lung Transplantation Program

Dr. Jeffrey Golden, associate medical director of Lung Transplantation, is a pulmonologist who treats patients with severe lung disease, particularly candidates for lung transplants. In addition, he is director of clinical trials for the Interstitial Lung Disease Program. In 2010, one of Golden's longtime patients, Nina Ireland, left $48 million — almost her entire estate — to UCSF to create the Nina Ireland Lung Disease Program.

Golden earned a bachelor's degree at Yale University and a medical degree at Washington University in St. Louis in 1972. He completed internal medicine and pulmonary training at UCSF. He completed pulmonary research training at UCSF's Cardiovascular Research Institute where he studied ozone inhalation in humans as a model of asthma. He is a professor of clinical medicine at UCSF.


ILD Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2577
Fax: (415) 353-8944

Lung Transplant Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-4145
Fax: (415) 353-4166

Hours: Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (exact times vary depending on number of physicians in clinic)

Pulmonary Practice at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0359
Phone: (415) 353-2961
Fax: (415) 353-2568

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

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Washington University School of Medicine 1972


UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 1975


UCSF Medical Center, Pulmonary Medicine 1977