Dr. Sarah Patterson is a rheumatologist who specializes in integrative medicine. In her practice, she combines tools from mainstream medicine with mind-body techniques and nutritional therapies, with the goal of addressing the individual goals and challenges of patients living with chronic disease.

Patterson's research examines the effects of stress on patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

At UCSF, Patterson earned her medical degree, completed a residency in internal medicine and completed a fellowship in rheumatology. She then completed a research fellowship in integrative medicine through the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. She has studied therapeutic nutrition, yoga and meditation.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Medicine, MD, 2011

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Internal Medicine, 2014

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Rheumatology, 2018

  • Board Certifications

    Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinics I work with

Lupus Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Floor B1
San Francisco, CA 94143

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

1545 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

My reviews


Overall Experience
47 Reviews
Thrilled with the telehealth experience. And I literally have recommended Dr. Patterson to others because I've been so impressed by her clinical skill and thoughtfulness.
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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