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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.

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    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    129 Ratings
    Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
    129 Ratings
    Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
    128 Ratings
    Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
    125 Ratings
    Knew the important information about your medical history
    128 Ratings
    The provider showed respect for what you had to say
    126 Ratings
    The provider spent enough time with me
    128 Ratings