Dr. Rachel J. Bystritsky is an infectious disease specialist who provides primary care for patients with HIV or AIDS. She also provides consultations for hospitalized patients with HIV or AIDS.

In addition to patient care, Bystritsky is interested in health care quality improvement and medical education. She also has an interest in antimicrobial stewardship, a term for efforts to optimize the use of antibiotics (and other agents that work against disease-causing organisms) in ways that will improve outcomes for patients and combat the development of resistance to these substances.

Bystritsky earned her medical degree at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and completed a residency in internal medicine at New York – Presbyterian Hospital, serving as chief resident.

Outside of work, Bystritsky enjoys cooking and travel.

  • Education

    Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2012

  • Residencies

    New York – Presbyterian Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2015

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

Clinics I work with

HIV/AIDS Program

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

Infectious Diseases Clinic

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

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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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