Margaret Fang, MD


Dr. Fang is a hospital-based physician and researcher as well as the medical director of the UCSF Anticoagulation Clinic. As a hospitalist, she provides clinical care for patients who are hospitalized at UCSF Medical Center and supervises resident physicians and medical students.

Fang is an associate professor of medicine at UCSF. She completed an internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, obtained a master's of public health from Harvard School of Public Health and a general internal medicine fellowship from Massachusetts General Hospital. She joined the UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine in 2003. Her research focuses on cardiovascular epidemiology — addressing the use of anticoagulants in clinical care. Ongoing research projects include: the ATRIA cohort study of atrial fibrillation, the CVRN venous thromboemobolism cohort study and the clarification of optimal anticoagulant through genetics clinical trail of warfarin pharmacogenetics.


Anticoagulation Clinic
350 Parnassus Ave., Fourth Floor, Suite 410
San Francisco, CA 94143-0325
Phone: (415) 353-2143
Fax: (415) 353-2890

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Academic Title

Associate Professor

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Northwestern University Medical School 1998


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2001


Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine 2003

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Baumgartner C, Fan D, Fang MC, Singer DE, Witt DM, Schmelzer JR, Williams MS, Gurwitz JH, Sung SH, Go AS. Anxiety, Depression, and Adverse Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Starting Warfarin: Cardiovascular Research Network WAVE Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Apr 14; 7(8).
  2. Sankaran S, Ravi PS, Wu YE, Shanabogue S, Ashok S, Agnew K, Fang MC, Khanna RA, Dandu M, Harrison JD. An NGO-Implemented Community-Clinic Health Worker Approach to Providing Long-Term Care for Hypertension in a Remote Region of Southern India. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2017 12 28; 5(4):668-677.
  3. Patel H, Fang MC, Mourad M, Green A, Wachter RM, Murphy RD, Harrison JD. Hospitalist and Internal Medicine Leaders' Perspectives of Early Discharge Challenges at Academic Medical Centers. J Hosp Med. 2017 Dec 06.

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