Nathaniel Gleason, MD


Dr. Nathaniel Gleason is an internist at General Internal Medicine at Mount Zion where he provides primary care for adults. Gleason has a wide range of interests in patient care including sports medicine, smoking cessation, heart failure and comprehensive chronic disease management.

He earned a medical degree at UCSF, where he was awarded the UCSF Gold-Headed Cane from his peers for possessing the qualities of true physicianship. He completed residency training in general internal medicine and primary care at UCSF, and received the Jeffrey Weingarten Award for the third year resident who "best exemplifies all of the personal and professional qualities of a UCSF physician." As a UCSF associate clinical professor of medicine, Gleason also teaches residents and medical students, and studies innovations in health care delivery.


General Internal Medicine at Sutter Street
1701 Divisadero St., Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94115
New Patient Appointments:
(844) 727-8273 (PCP-UCSF)
Office: (415) 353-7999
Fax: (415) 353-7901

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

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Nathaniel Gleason


UCSF School of Medicine 2008


UCSF Medical Center, General Internal Medicine 2011

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Ackerman SL, Gleason N. Transitioning Patients From Specialty Care to Primary Care: What We Know and What We Can Do. J Ambul Care Manage. 2018 Jun 19.
  2. Gleason N, Ackerman S, Shipman SA. eConsult-Transforming Primary Care or Exacerbating Clinician Burnout? JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Apr 12.
  3. Gleason N, Prasad PA, Ackerman S, Ho C, Monacelli J, Wang M, Collado D, Gonzales R. Adoption and impact of an eConsult system in a fee-for-service setting. Healthc (Amst). 2017 Mar; 5(1-2):40-45.

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