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Kevin Barrows, M.D.

Family and integrative medicine specialist

Dr. Kevin Barrows is director of clinical programs at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. He also is founder and director of mindfulness programs at Osher, where he helps patients cope with the stress of everyday life and of illness.

Barrows, an assistant clinical professor in the UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine, earned a medical degree at UCSF, completed a family practice residency at Stanislaus Medical Center and completed a two-year fellowship at the University of Arizona's Program in Integrative Medicine. He received board certification through the American Board of Holistic Medicine in 2004.


Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
1545 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7700
Fax: (415) 353-7358

Monday and Tuesday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Thursday and Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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UCSF 1993


Stanislaus Medical Center, Family Practice 1996

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Barrows K. The application of mindfulness to HIV. Focus. 2006 Aug; 21(8):1-5.
  2. Jacobs BP, Burns B, Marya R, Chapman J, Stone B, Hwang S, Goldman M, Barrows K, Hamolsky D, Sampel K. Integrative tumor board: recurrent breast cancer or new primary? UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center. Integr Cancer Ther. 2003 Sep; 2(3):289-300.
  3. Barrows KA, Jacobs BP. Mind-body medicine. An introduction and review of the literature. Med Clin North Am. 2002 Jan; 86(1):11-31.

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