Meyeon Park, MD, MAS

Director of the Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Center of Excellence

Dr. Meyeon Park is a nephrologist who sees patients with all presentations of hypertension and kidney disease. She has a special focus on polycystic kidney disease and is the director of UCSF's Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Center of Excellence.

Park's research explores how heart disease and kidney disease influence each other. She is particularly interested in learning how lifestyle changes can help individuals with PKD.

Park earned her medical degree at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She then completed a residency in internal medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, followed by a residency in nephrology at UCSF. She also has a master of advanced studies degree in clinical research from UCSF.

Park is an assistant professor in residence at UCSF and a member of the American Society of Nephrology.


Nephrology and Hypertension Faculty Practice
400 Parnassus Ave., B1 Plaza Level
San Francisco, CA 94143-0532
Phone: (415) 353-2507
Fax: (415) 353-2530

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

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Center of Excellence
400 Parnassus Ave., B1 Plaza Level
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 514-2381

Hours: Monday to Friday,
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

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Perelman School of Medicine 2006
UCSF, M.A.S., Clinical Research 2012


Yale University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine 2009


UCSF, Nephrology 2011

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Cullaro G, Park M, Lai JC. "Normal" Creatinine Levels Predict Persistent Kidney Injury and Waitlist Mortality in Outpatients with Cirrhosis. Hepatology. 2018 Apr 26.
  2. Park M, Maristany D, Huang D, Shlipak MG, Whooley M. Associations of TNFR1 with kidney function outcomes by age, gender, and baseline kidney function status: Data from the Heart and Soul Study. Data Brief. 2017 Oct; 14:366-370.
  3. Tran WC, Huynh D, Chan T, Chesla CA, Park M. Understanding barriers to medication, dietary, and lifestyle treatments prescribed in polycystic kidney disease. BMC Nephrol. 2017 Jul 05; 18(1):214.

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