Emily Richie


Family physician

Dr. Emily Richie is a family practice doctor whose special interests include chronic kidney disease, diabetes, HIV, and hepatitis B and C.

Richie earned her medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her family medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals.

After her residency, Richie served on the faculty at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals for four years. She then practiced primary care in Boston for three years, followed by a move to Baltimore, where she cared for patients and taught residents at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.

Richie then spent more than six years in Indonesia, conducting research on an oral vaccine for cholera, pediatric vaccines and diarrheal diseases at the Naval Medical Research Unit in Jakarta. In 1998, she pursued advanced medical training in HIV care and developed this practice over the next 18 years, working at community health centers in Baltimore.

Richie is now happy to be in San Francisco, providing primary care to UCSF patients and living close to her children.

  • Education

    Perelman School of Medicine, 1978

  • Residencies

    Jefferson Health, Family Medicine, 1981