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Danielle Brandman


Zumba instructor in the fight against fatty liver disease

Dr. Danielle Brandman is a liver specialist with particular expertise in treating patients who have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease or need liver transplants. She also treats conditions including cirrhosis, primary biliary cirrhosis, liver cancer, autoimmune hepatitis, hepatitis B and primary sclerosing cholangitis.

In her research, Brandman studies nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and post-transplant metabolic syndrome, a common condition following transplant surgery that is associated with poor outcomes.

Brandman earned her medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. At UCSF, she completed a residency in internal medicine, followed by fellowships in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology. She also earned a master of advanced study degree in clinical research at UCSF.

Brandman is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

  • Education

    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, 2005

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2008

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Gastroenterology, 2011

    UCSF Medical Center, Transplant Hepatology, 2012

  • Board Certifications

    Transplant Hepatology, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

I am rewarded by seeing my patients change, from small victories such as losing 5 pounds to undergoing a transplant to be cured of liver disease.

Where I see patients (3)

    My reviews


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

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