Dr. Cynthia Chin directs spinal pain management at the UCSF Imaging Center at China Basin. She is an expert in CT-guided spinal injections to treat pain. She also has expertise in magnetic resonance neurography (a specialized technique for imaging nerves), and spinal and nerve diffusion imaging.

In her research, Chin studies advanced imaging of the spine and nerves.

Chin earned her medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine, where she completed a residency in radiology. She completed a neuroradiology fellowship at UCSF.

Chin is a member of the American Roentgen Ray Society, American Society of Neuroradiology and American Society of Spine Radiology.

  • Education

    Tufts University, 1991

  • Residencies

    Tufts Medical Center, Radiology, 1996

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Neuroradiology, 1997

  • Board Certifications

    Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology

    Neuroradiology, American Board of Radiology

  • Academic Title


Clinics I work with

Radiology at China Basin

185 Berry St., Lobby 6, Suite 180 and 190
San Francisco, CA 94107

Peripheral Nerve Center

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

Precision Spine and Peripheral Nerve Center

185 Berry St., Lobby 6
San Francisco, CA 94107