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Beth Griffiths


Primary care doctor and passionate patient advocate

Dr. Beth Griffiths is an internal medicine specialist who provides primary and urgent care to adults. She especially enjoys helping her patients make lifestyle changes that will allow them to meet their health goals.

Griffiths is passionate about the full spectrum of health care advocacy, from supporting individual patients to working for policy changes that would improve the health of all Americans. She currently serves as director of health care advocacy for the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine and is involved in developing and evaluating efforts to better educate students, residents and faculty on health care policy and advocacy.

Griffiths earned her master's degree in public health at Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She earned her medical degree at the University of California, San Diego, and completed a residency in internal medicine, with a focus on primary care, at UCSF.

Prior to attending medical school, Griffiths worked on health and human services legislation in both the California state legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives. She has held leadership roles in the California Medical Association and American Medical Association. She is a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco Marin Medical Society, American Medical Association, California Medical Association and San Diego County Medical Society.

In her free time, Griffiths enjoys cooking with fresh produce from the farmers market, traveling up and down the West Coast, reading The New York Times, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Education

    UC San Diego School of Medicine, 2015

    Harvard University, MPH, 2014

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Internal Medicine, 2018

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Languages


I focus on managing chronic diseases, supporting lifestyle changes and developing meaningful relationships with my patients.

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    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    120 Ratings
    About our process
    Nov 28, 2023
    Dr Griffiths is simply outstanding. I feel fortunate to have her as my PCP
    Oct 30, 2023
    Dr. Griffiths is wonderful. She Is very easy to speak with and has a great bed side manner with patients. All follow through with any questions are done in a timely manner. I'm very grateful to have her as my primary care physician!!!
    Oct 27, 2023
    Dr. Griffiths is an excellent knowledgeable kind and caring provider!
    Sep 22, 2023
    Dr. Griffiths is everything a doctor should be. She is the best.
    Jul 02, 2023
    Griffiths is great you know that I know that but its good to reaffirm the obvious.
    Jun 16, 2023
    I was borderline for receiving g treatment and dr Griffiths supported my decision to not seek treatment at this time. She presented both sides to me.
    Jun 13, 2023
    Dr. Griffiths is an outstanding physician - good listener provides great advice.
    May 28, 2023
    May 28, 2023
    Dr Griffiths superb clinician
    May 02, 2023
    Dr. Griffiths is a talented physician that I trust wholeheartedly. She is a very good intent listener.
    Apr 23, 2023
    Elizabeth is the awesome-est!!!!
    Apr 21, 2023
    Addressed all concerns and provided v helpful Information info and treatment options
    Apr 02, 2023
    She listened with empathy and was attentive.
    Apr 01, 2023
    Genuine and caring. Professional approachable and knowledgable.
    Dec 23, 2022
    Dr. Griffiths took the time to print out my AVS & since dermatology referral was in same building recommended dropping in to schedule appt. In person. Really helpful!
    Dec 13, 2022
    Kept asking me if there were anymore questions.
    Nov 22, 2022
    I went into the office for a hearing issue. Dr G thought my BP was high. She listen to my heart and said this isn't right. Dr G ordered an in office EKG which confirmed her first diagnost. A fib !!!! From there she was all business lab work drug prescription orderd a Echo and gave me all the necessary info to call a Cardio dr.
    Oct 27, 2022
    Love my doctor Dr Elizabeth Griffiths. She is the best!
    Sep 29, 2022
    Dr Griffiths was exceptionally friendly comprehensive present smart kind.
    Sep 09, 2022
    Appreciated the knowledge and overall care of Dr. Griffiths
    Aug 31, 2022
    Spent time to address ALL questions and concerns in complete but efficient way.
    Aug 24, 2022
    Outstanding physician. Just the best!!
    Aug 23, 2022
    Dr. Griffiths has a pleasant manner and explains issues adequately.
    Aug 02, 2022
    Provider took extra time to explain issues that arose well beyond original intent of visit.
    May 12, 2022
    I feel as though my doctor should be more in tune with what I want for my body health and vision
    Apr 29, 2022
    Regarding my care all good. I really have to go though
    Mar 01, 2022
    We discussed my hypertension medication which I have been taking for many years and Dr Griffiths changed it. I no longer have swollen legs. So wonderful.
    Mar 01, 2022
    She is very nice