Meghana Gadgil, MD


Dr. Meghana Gadgil is an internist in the General Internal Medicine at Post Street clinic, where she specializes in adult primary care with the goal of providing humanistic care. In her research, she focuses on nutrition and its role in the prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, with a focus in women's health.

Gadgil earned a medical degree at New Jersey Medical School. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Rhode Island Hospital, and a general internal medicine fellowship in clinical research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine and the American Diabetes Association. She is an assistant adjunct professor of medicine at UCSF.


General Internal Medicine
1545 Divisadero St., First and Second Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115
New Patient Appointments:
(844) 727-8273 (PCP-UCSF)
Office: (415) 353–7900
Fax, First Floor: (415) 353–2583
Fax, Second Floor: (415) 353–2640

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Meghana Gadgil


New Jersey Medical School 2007


Rhode Island Hospital, Internal Medicine 2010


John Hopkins Hospital, Clinical Research 2013

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Bhupathiraju SN, Guasch-Ferré M, Gadgil MD, Newgard CB, Bain JR, Muehlbauer MJ, Ilkayeva OR, Scholtens DM, Hu FB, Kanaya AM, Kandula NR. Dietary Patterns among Asian Indians Living in the United States Have Distinct Metabolomic Profiles That Are Associated with Cardiometabolic Risk. J Nutr. 2018 Jun 10.
  2. Bharmal NH, McCarthy WJ, Gadgil MD, Kandula NR, Kanaya AM. The Association of Religious Affiliation with Overweight/Obesity Among South Asians: The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) Study. J Relig Health. 2018 Feb; 57(1):33-46.
  3. Gadgil MD, Oza-Frank R, Kandula NR, Kanaya AM. Type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes mellitus in South Asian women in the United States. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2017 Jul; 33(5).

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