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Marc Kohli


Informaticist, global health analyst, cyclist and foodie

Dr. Marc Kohli is a radiologist who interprets imaging studies, including those produced through CT, MRI and ultrasound, with a particular focus on diseases of the abdomen and pelvis. He also serves as director of clinical informatics (scientific data processing and analysis with the goal of improving health care) for the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

In research, Kohli is focused on improving the information systems that UCSF providers and patients use, including MyChart. He also studies artificial intelligence (AI), with a focus on ethics and applying AI techniques to improve patient care.

Kohli earned his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he also completed a residency in radiology and a fellowship in abdominal imaging and medical informatics.

Kohli is an active member of the Radiological Society of North America, Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine and American College of Radiology, leading and serving on various technology-focused committees and work groups. Prior to joining UCSF, he was a faculty member at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he served as director of quality and safety as well as director of informatics.

Since moving to San Francisco, Kohli has become an avid cyclist; he bikes to work as often as possible and rode two centuries (100-mile rides) in 2019. He loves the Bay Area and the many outdoor activities it offers.

  • Education

    Indiana University School of Medicine, 2003

  • Residencies

    Indiana University School of Medicine, Radiology, 2008

  • Fellowships

    Indiana University School of Medicine, Abdominal Imaging and Informatics, 2009

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

Working in radiology and informatics has allowed me to combine two things I love into an amazing career.

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