Ryan Wilson, PA-C, MS, MPH

Physician assistant
Program coordinator, Bariatric Surgery Center

Ryan Wilson is a senior physician assistant who treats patients in the Bariatric Surgery Center, assisting in the operating room as well as delivering care before and after surgery. He participates in laparoscopic — or minimally invasive — cases, robotic surgeries, endoscopic procedures and open bariatric surgeries. He also serves as the center's program coordinator, and supervises physician assistants in the center.

Wilson's research focuses on how gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy surgeries affect metabolism.

Wilson graduated from Touro University with a dual master's degree in physician assistant studies and public health. He completed clinical training at several hospitals and private practices in California and Nevada, including a highly sought after rotation with the Kaiser Fremont Bariatric Surgery Program.

Prior to joining UCSF, Wilson worked in emergency medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, California Pacific Medical Center – St. Luke's Hospital, Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital and Sutter Lakeside Hospital. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, California Academy of Physician Assistants, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants.


Bariatric Surgery Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor, Reception Desk 6S
San Francisco, CA 94143-0338
Phone (existing patients):
(415) 353-2161
Phone (new patients):
(415) 353-2804
Fax: (415) 353-2505

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More about Ryan Wilson


Touro University, M.S., Physician Assistant Studies 2013
Touro University, M.P.H. 2013