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About me

Dr. Nancy Ascher has devoted her career to organ transplantation and transplant research. She has served on the Presidential Task Force on Organ Transplantation, Surgeon General's Task Force on Increasing Donor Organs and Secretary of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation.

Ascher is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she earned her medical degree. She completed a general surgery residency and clinical transplant fellowship at the University of Minnesota, where she later joined the faculty and became clinical director of the liver transplant program.

Ascher is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is a member of numerous other medical societies, including the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, in which she has served as president.

  • Education

    University of Michigan, 1974

  • Residencies

    University of Minnesota, General Surgery, 1981

  • Fellowships

    University of Minnesota, Transplant Surgery, 1982

  • Board Certifications

    Surgery, American Board of Medical Specialties

  • Academic Title

    Professor

Kidney Transplant Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Liver Transplant Program

400 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Liver Tumor Clinic

350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94117

My reviews

4.7

Overall Experience
58 Reviews
Dr. Ascher is the best. She is empathetic and understanding and at the same time motivating and challenging you to be in the best possible health. I literally owe my life to UCSF and I take the responsibility of keeping up my health seriously.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
58 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
58 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
56 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
58 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
58 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
58 Reviews

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