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Sarah Palilla


Physician assistant
Coconut lover and enthusiastic DIYer

Sarah Palilla is a physician assistant who cares for patients undergoing bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery to address obesity) or metabolic surgery (weight loss surgery to address type 2 diabetes). She provides care before, during and after these procedures. She also assists surgeons in the operating room and serves as a program coordinator for the UCSF Bariatric Surgery Center.

Palilla earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies at Wake Forest School of Medicine.

Palilla is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and California Academy of Physician Assistants.

Outside of work, Palilla enjoys cooking, exploring the outdoors and painting.

  • Education

    Wake Forest University, MS, Physician Assistant Studies, 2017

Working in medicine is such an exciting yet humbling experience, and I feel blessed to be a member of this profession.

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