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Anna Malkina


Passionate about educating patients

Dr. Anna Malkina is a nephrologist who specializes in diagnosing and managing acute and chronic kidney diseases, hypertension (high blood pressure) and kidney stones. She is passionate about patient education and engaging patients in self-care.

Malkina earned her medical degree from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, where she was especially active in caring for patients at the Student-Run Free Clinic Project. She completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in nephrology at UCSF.

Malkina is interested in educating future physicians in the field of nephrology. She teaches in both hospital and clinic settings. Her honors include the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award from UC San Diego Health Sciences and the Andy I. Choi MD Memorial Scholarship from UCSF.

  • Education

    University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, 2009

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2012

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Nephrology, 2014

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

  • Languages


I enjoy working with future physicians, teaching them to take excellent care of patients with kidney diseases.

Where I see patients (1)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    98 Ratings
    About our process
    Feb 20, 2023
    Paid full attention listened to complex health concerns highly professional
    Dec 22, 2022
    Dr. Malkina is an excellent caring physician
    Nov 03, 2022
    Dr Malkina is an excellent doctor. She is compassionate extremely knowledgeable willing to go the extra mile to help under some difficult circumstances. I am truly grateful that she is my nephrologist. UCSF should be congratulated for having Dr. Malkina on your panel
    May 20, 2022
    My provider has excellent communication skills . I'm hard of hearing provider was very well trained to people like me. She help me understand the things that needed to pay attention instructions and follow up care if necessary . I would be happy to be with my health provider for long time. She is the one of a kind .
    Apr 29, 2022
    Very good clinical visit every time
    Apr 15, 2022
    Mar 25, 2022
    No bad experience
    Mar 25, 2022
    I love working with her!
    Mar 04, 2022
    Dec 28, 2021
    Dr Malkina is very professional helpful polite very nice and very caring. She takes time to listen and answer all my questions.
    Dec 17, 2021
    Thorough thoughtful pointed.
    Dec 07, 2021
    Dr Malkina is the best provider that we have in UCSF. She is very professional caring friendly and listen and concern about the patient.
    Nov 19, 2021
    I trust her.
    Nov 18, 2021
    Care provider is professional analytical and engaging.
    Sep 16, 2021
    Consistently outstanding experience with Dr. Malkina. Her demonstrated sincere and authentic concern for my well-being motivates me to follow her advice. She instills confidence and trust. I look forward to every visit.
    Aug 05, 2021
    Dr. Malkina is my favorite doctor.
    Jul 30, 2021
    Dr. Malkina is very professional very caring and thorough. She takes time to answer my questions. She's very nice.
    Jul 27, 2021
    Dr Anna Malkina is a very friendly professional and passionate doctor. She listen to you carefully provide a very detail explanation. Hope all the USCF doctor will be like her thanks.
    Jun 19, 2021
    I always create a list of questions for the Dr and we work through them together.
    Jun 13, 2021
    Dr. Anna Malkina is an excellent doctor very professional and kind very respectful.
    May 16, 2021
    Dr. Malkina is one of the best providers I have ever dealt with. She even helped me out on issues that were not related to nephrology
    Apr 22, 2021