Laura E. Hill-Sakurai

MD

Family physician

Dr. Laura Hill-Sakurai is a family physician who has special interests in doctor-patient communication and menopause.

Hill-Sakurai's research focuses on menopause. In particular, she studies the varied understandings of menopause based on women's experiences, as well as patients' decisions about hormone replacement therapy, and complementary and alternative medical therapies during menopause.

As an educator in family and community medicine at UCSF, Hill-Sakurai focuses on culture in medicine, human sexuality and LGBTQI issues, and professionalism in the predoctoral curriculum.

After graduating from Carleton College, Hill-Sakurai earned her medical degree from the University of Iowa. She completed the Ramsey Family and Community Medicine residency.

  • Education

    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 1997

  • Residencies

    Health Partners Institute of Medical Education, Family Practice, 2000

  • Board Certifications

    Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Japanese

Clinics I work with

Family Medicine Center at Lakeshore

1569 Sloat Blvd., Suite 333
San Francisco, CA 94132

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
269 Reviews
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
267 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
268 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
266 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
265 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
267 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
268 Reviews

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