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

Clinics I work with

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Center of Excellence

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

Urinary Stone Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor, Suite 610
San Francisco, CA 94143

Urology Practice

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

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