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Jeff E. McKinney


Nurse practitioner
Avid tennis player, swimmer and traveler

About me


Pronouns: He | Him | His

Jeff McKinney is a nurse practitioner in the UCSF Liver Disease and Liver Transplant Clinic. He manages the care of general hepatology patients as well as those preparing for a liver transplant. He has a particular focus on patients with viral hepatitis C, including those with HIV.

McKinney's research focuses on the treatment of hepatitis C.

As a nurse practitioner, McKinney also has cared for patients with hepatitis B and liver cancer. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, he worked as a nurse in UCSF's liver, kidney and pancreas transplant programs.

McKinney earned an undergraduate degree in nursing from Johns Hopkins University and completed a master's degree as a family nurse practitioner, with a minor in HIV care, at the UCSF School of Nursing. He also has a master's degree in international relations and Pacific studies from the University of California, San Diego.

McKinney is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and California Association for Nurse Practitioners.

  • Education

    Johns Hopkins University, Undergraduate degree

    University of California, San Diego, International Relations, Pacific Studies

    UCSF School of Nursing, Master's in Nursing

  • Board Certifications

    Family Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

I love being able to help patients with hepatitis C achieve a cure.

Where I see patients (3)

    Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for this type of care. Not all providers at UCSF are covered by every insurance plan.