Dr. Lynda A. Frassetto is an internist and kidney specialist at UCSF Medical Center.
Frassetto serves as an associate program director for adult general clinical research at UCSF. She helps researchers run clinical trials and conducts her own research on the long-term effects of diet on diseases associated with aging.
Frassetto earned her medical degree at the University of Connecticut. She worked as an emergency room doctor at NYC Health + Hospitals Kings County in Brooklyn and as a hospitalist (a physician whose focus is care of hospitalized patients) at the University Medical Center in Fresno, California, before completing a nephrology fellowship at UCSF. She joined UCSF Medical Center in 1993.