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Robert J. Rushakoff


Medical Director, UCSF Diabetes Clinic at Mount Zion

Dr. Robert Rushakoff is a renowned expert in diabetes, serving as medical director of the UCSF Diabetes Clinic at Mount Zion as well as medical director for inpatient diabetes care at UCSF.

Rushakoff is a member of the diabetes and endocrinology research lab at the UCSF Mount Zion campus, where he studies the use of the internet to train doctors as well as patients in managing diabetes. His research has been published in medical journals.

Rushakoff earned his medical degree and a master's degree in pharmacology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed a residency in internal medicine at UCSF, followed by an endocrinology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

  • Education

    Medical College of Wisconsin, 1982

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Internal Medicine, 1985

  • Fellowships

    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Endocrinology, 1987

  • Board Certifications

    Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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    Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
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    Knew the important information about your medical history
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