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Malcolm John


Director of the HIV/AIDS Program

About me

Dr. Malcolm John, an expert in infectious diseases, is director of the UCSF HIV/AIDS Program, one of the most comprehensive HIV and AIDS treatment programs in the country. In addition to his work at UCSF, John is an HIV consultant for Larkin Street Youth Services in San Francisco.

John's research addresses molecular and immunologic components of diseases associated with the human papillomavirus (HPV) in HIV-infected patients, particularly among African Americans. He also studies differences in HIV care and outcomes among African Americans.

John earned his medical degree at Harvard University and a master's degree in public health at the University of California, Berkeley. He completed a residency and fellowship in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed a fellowship in infectious diseases with the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.

John has received numerous honors, including an award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program.

  • Education

    Harvard Medical School, 1994

    UC Berkeley, MPH, 1999

  • Residencies

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1995

  • Fellowships

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1997

    UCSF, Infectious Diseases, 2000

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HIV/AIDS Program

350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 908
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews


Overall Experience
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dr. john is one of the most competent caring and well-informed medical providers i have ever encountered in my decades of chronic illness (and even more decades of life).
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
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Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
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Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
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Knew the important information about your medical history
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The provider showed respect for what you had to say
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The provider spent enough time with me
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