Yuika Goto, MD

Palliative care physician

Dr. Yuika Goto is a palliative care physician who works with patients who have serious illnesses. She helps patients and their families create pain management plans, alleviate the stress associated with a serious illness and treat symptoms such as nausea, fatigue and shortness of breath. She also ensures they receive care that aligns with their values and goals.

Goto earned her medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in palliative care at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Goto is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at UCSF.

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Yuika Goto


State University of New York Upstate Medical University 2011


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2014


Massachusetts General Hospital, Palliative Care 2015

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Mulvihill SJ, Bunnett NW, Goto Y, Debas HT. Somatostatin inhibits pancreatic exocrine secretion via a neural mechanism. Metabolism. 1990 Sep; 39(9 Suppl 2):143-8.

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