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Cameron (Cam) Ashbaugh


Infectious disease physician

About me

Dr. Cameron Ashbaugh, who goes by Cam, is an infectious disease specialist who cares for patients with a broad range of infectious conditions, such as postsurgical infections (including after organ transplant); infections of the lungs, bones or urinary tract; travel-related infections; and HIV/AIDS. As medical director of the UCSF Infectious Diseases Clinic, he is devoted to patient care as well as education of medical professionals.

Ashbaugh earned his medical degree from the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed a residency in internal medicine at UCSF, followed by a fellowship in critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in infectious diseases through the Harvard Combined Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

  • Education

    Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1986

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Internal Medicine, 1989

  • Fellowships

    University of Pittsburgh, Critical Care Medicine, 1991

    Harvard Combined Program, Infectious Diseases, 1993

  • Academic Title


I have the great fortune to be part of a loving family. I try to take care of my patients in a way that I would want my family to receive care.

HIV/AIDS Program

350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 908
San Francisco, CA 94143

Infectious Diseases Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews


Overall Experience
80 Reviews
Dr. Ashbaugh communicates in a clear sensitive and kind manner. He understands my difficulties with medications and explores possible options - explains short term and long term implications. He shows respect for my choices verbalizes his preferences - always with a note of hope. He expresses genuine concern for my well being. Dr. Ashbaugh is the finest a doctor can be.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
80 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
79 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
78 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
80 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
79 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
80 Reviews

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