About me

Dr. Thomas Chi is a urologist who cares for patients at the UCSF Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Center of Excellence and at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. His interests include urinary stone disease and minimally invasive surgery. He specializes in performing endoscopic, laparoscopic and percutaneous procedures.

Chi conducts research on the fundamental mechanisms underlying urinary stone formation.

Chi received his undergraduate degree in human biology from Stanford University as well as master's degrees in sociology and music. He earned his medical degree from UCSF. After graduating, he completed two years of general surgery residency training and then a urology residency at UCSF, followed by a fellowship in endourology and laparoscopy at UCSF.

For more information on Chi's research, please visit the website for his lab at chilab.ucsf.edu.
  • Education

    UCSF, 2005

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Urology, 2011

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Endourology and Laparoscopy, 2013

  • Board Certifications

    Urology, American Board of Urology

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Center of Excellence

400 Parnassus Ave., B1 Plaza Level
San Francisco, CA 94143

Urology Practice

400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor, Suite A610
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews


Overall Experience
238 Reviews
Dr. Chi was excellent. He listened to me and took the time to ask very good questions. I have been to many doctors but his manner and professionalism was the best I have ever seen. He was very knowledgeable about my condition.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
235 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
235 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
227 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
234 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
234 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
236 Reviews