Megumi Okumura, MD


Dr. Megumi Okumura, who is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics, treats patients in the Adult Screening and Acute Care and Pediatric Acute Care clinics. She is particularly interested in chronic disease management and primary care delivery for adolescents and young adults with childhood-onset chronic conditions. In her research, she studies health care access and delivery for adolescents and adults with chronic conditions such as sickle cell anemia, diabetes, developmental disabilities and cystic fibrosis.

Okumura earned a medical degree at New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y., and completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. She also completed fellowships in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and the Institute for Health Policy Studies. She is a member of the Academic Pediatric Association and has published articles in numerous medical journals. She is an associate professor in Pediatrics at UCSF.


Screening and Acute Care Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94122
Phone: (415) 353-2602
Fax: (415) 353-2699

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturdays and most holidays
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Academic Title

Associate Professor

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New York School of Medicine 2000


Yale-New Heaven Hospital, Internal Medicine 2001

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Okumura MJ, Knauer HA, Calvin KE, Takayama JI. Caring for Children with Special Health Care Needs: Profiling Pediatricians and Their Health Care Resources. Matern Child Health J. 2018 Mar 01.
  2. Okumura MJ, Knauer HA, Calvin KE, Takayama JI. Pediatricians' Comfort Level in Caring for Children With Special Health Care Needs. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Aug; 17(6):678-686.
  3. Rosenthal JL, Hilton JF, Teufel RJ, Romano PS, Kaiser SV, Okumura MJ. Profiling Interfacility Transfers for Hospitalized Pediatric Patients. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 6(6):345-53.

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