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Maria Dall'Era


Director, Lupus Clinic

Dr. Maria Dall'Era is a rheumatologist who directs both the UCSF Lupus Clinic and the clinical trials center of the UCSF Department of Medicine.

In addition to caring for patients, Dall'Era has a special research interest in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). She participates in clinical trials of potential new treatments for generalized lupus and lupus nephritis, kidney inflammation caused by lupus. Through her research, she hopes to develop advanced therapies for patients suffering from SLE.

Dall'Era earned her medical degree at UCSF, where she also completed her internal medicine residency, serving as chief resident, and a fellowship in rheumatology.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Medicine, 1997

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2000

    UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2001

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Rheumatology, 2004

  • Academic Title


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    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    47 Ratings
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    Oct 18, 2023
    I wish you had a 6th option-outstanding. Dr. Dall'era would qualify for that answer to every one of the above questions.
    Oct 16, 2023
    She has amazing listening skills.
    Sep 07, 2023
    She always goes above and beyond
    May 17, 2023
    Overall rating of care provider: 10 out of 5.The absolute best physician. The empathy thoughtfulness the excellence as a physician. Attn UCSF: NEVER lose this physician!She epitomizes your bottom line as a provider of care for people. She is a one in a million. Truly. A gem.
    May 03, 2023
    They are very good to listen to me and every decision I'm always involved. Yes I will recommend family and friends.
    Apr 19, 2023
    Caring loving kind patient and thorough Doctor!
    Mar 10, 2023
    You should have an "excellent" option I'd rate Dr. Dall'era that way in every category.
    Feb 22, 2023
    Love my team!
    Oct 05, 2022
    The provider is friendly kind and very professional
    Sep 07, 2022
    Should have an "excellent" category
    Aug 31, 2022
    She was extremely helpful kind and ensured I had the correct follow-up work.
    Mar 08, 2022
    Very informative & positive about going forward with current treatment plan.