Peter Chin-Hong, MD

Infectious disease physician

Dr. Peter Chin-Hong specializes in treating infectious diseases, particularly infections that develop in patients who have suppressed immune systems, such as solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients and HIV+ organ transplant recipients. His research focuses on human papillomavirus, Chagas disease and viral and fungal infections in patients with suppressed immune systems. His work on the subject has been published in numerous journals and books.

Chin-Hong earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University, before completing an internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at UCSF, where he is a professor of clinical medicine and associate director of the CTSI Predoctoral Research Fellowship Programs. Chin-Hong is the recipient of numerous prestigious UCSF awards, including the Excellence in Direct Teaching and Core Curriculum Distinction in Teaching Award. He is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Society of Microbiology and American Society of Transplantation.


Infectious Disease at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0327
Phone: (415) 353-2626
Fax: (415) 353-2568

Hours: Thursday
8:20 – 11:40 a.m.

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Brown University School of Medicine 1997


UCSF Medical Center 2000


UCSF Medical Center 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Fung M, Schwartz BS, Doernberg SB, Langelier C, Lo M, Graff L, Tan M, Logan AC, Chin-Hong P, Babik JM. Breakthrough Invasive Fungal Infections on Isavuconazole Prophylaxis and Treatment: What is Happening in the Real-world Setting? Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 31.
  2. Abanyie FA, Valice E, Delli Carpini KW, Gray EB, McAuliffe I, Chin-Hong PV, Handali S, Montgomery SP, Huprikar S. Organ donor screening practices for Strongyloides stercoralis infection among US organ procurement organizations. Transpl Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 07; e12865.
  3. Chin-Hong PV. Still ironing out the best way to diagnose infection. Liver Transpl. 2017 12; 23(12):1499-1500.

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