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Thiennu Vu


Physician-scientist who loves puzzles and brain teasers

Dr. Thiennu Vu is a pulmonologist who provides consultation and treatment for adults with lung diseases.

Vu earned her medical and doctoral degrees through the UCSF Medical Scientist Training Program. She completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of California, San Diego, and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at UCSF.

Vu is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

  • Education

    UCSF, PhD, 1990

    UCSF School of Medicine, 1991

  • Residencies

    UC San Diego, Internal Medicine, 1994

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pulmonary and Critical Care, 1997

  • Board Certifications

    Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

I love medicine and science, and consider them inextricably linked in the quest for cures and better treatments, ultimately elevating care for patients.

Where I see patients (2)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    83 Ratings
    Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
    82 Ratings
    Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
    83 Ratings
    Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
    81 Ratings
    Knew the important information about your medical history
    82 Ratings
    The provider showed respect for what you had to say
    82 Ratings
    The provider spent enough time with me
    83 Ratings