Michael Potter, MD

Family practice physician

Dr. Michael Potter is a family doctor who cares for children as well as adults of all ages.

In his research, Potter focuses on preventive health and the management of chronic illnesses in primary care settings. He also examines how the design of health care systems influences the care of people in the community.

Potter earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency in family practice at UCSF and has been a member of the UCSF faculty since 1994.

Clinics

Family Medicine Center at Lakeshore
1569 Sloat Blvd., Suite 333
San Francisco, CA 94132

More about Michael Potter

Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

Harvard Medical School 1990

Residencies

UCSF, Family Practice 1993

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Sharma AE, Huang B, Knox M, Willard-Grace R, Potter MB. Patient Engagement in Community Health Center Leadership: How Does it Happen? J Community Health. 2018 May 18.
  2. Hessler DM, Fisher L, Polonsky WH, Bowyer V, Potter M. Motivation and attitudes toward changing health (MATCH): A new patient-reported measure to inform clinical conversations. J Diabetes Complications. 2018 Apr 27.
  3. Hiatt RA, Sibley A, Fejerman L, Glantz S, Nguyen T, Pasick R, Palmer N, Perkins A, Potter MB, Somsouk M, Vargas RA, van 't Veer LJ, Ashworth A. The San Francisco Cancer Initiative: A Community Effort To Reduce The Population Burden Of Cancer. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 Jan; 37(1):54-61.
  4. Martínez C, Gayoso J, Canals C, Finel H, Peggs K, Dominietto A, Castagna L, Afanasyev B, Robinson S, Blaise D, Corradini P, Itälä-Remes M, Bermúdez A, Forcade E, Russo D, Potter M, McQuaker G, Yakoub-Agha I, Scheid C, Bloor A, Montoto S, Dreger P, Sureda A. Post-Transplantation Cyclophosphamide-Based Haploidentical Transplantation as Alternative to Matched Sibling or Unrelated Donor Transplantation for Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Registry Study of the Lymphoma Working Party of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Oct 20; 35(30):3425-3432.
  5. Fisher L, Polonsky WH, Hessler D, Potter MB. A practical framework for encouraging and supporting positive behaviour change in diabetes. Diabet Med. 2017 Dec; 34(12):1658-1666.
  6. Montoya JL, Iudicello J, Oppenheim HA, Fazeli PL, Potter M, Ma Q, Mills PJ, Ellis RJ, Grant I, Letendre SL, Moore DJ. Coagulation imbalance and neurocognitive functioning in older HIV-positive adults on suppressive antiretroviral therapy. AIDS. 2017 Mar 27; 31(6):787-795.
  7. Bacon O, Gonzalez R, Andrew E, Potter MB, Iñiguez JR, Cohen SE, Liu AY, Fuchs JD. Brief Report: Informing Strategies to Build PrEP Capacity Among San Francisco Bay Area Clinicians. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Feb 01; 74(2):175-179.
  8. Montoya JL, Iudicello J, Fazeli PL, Hong S, Potter M, Ellis RJ, Grant I, Letendre SL, Moore DJ. Elevated Markers of Vascular Remodeling and Arterial Stiffness Are Associated With Neurocognitive Function in Older HIV+ Adults on Suppressive Antiretroviral Therapy. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Feb 01; 74(2):134-141.
  9. Sharma AE, Willard-Grace R, Willis A, Zieve O, Dubé K, Parker C, Potter MB. "How Can We Talk about Patient-centered Care without Patients at the Table?" Lessons Learned from Patient Advisory Councils. J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 11/12; 29(6):775-784.
  10. Dooley D, Moultrie NM, Heckman B, Gansky SA, Potter MB, Walsh MM. Oral Health Prevention and Toddler Well-Child Care: Routine Integration in a Safety Net System. Pediatrics. 2016 Jan; 137(1).
  11. Jamé S, Wittenberg E, Potter MB, Fleischmann KE. The new lipid guidelines: what do primary care clinicians think? Am J Med. 2015 Aug; 128(8):914.e5-914.e10.
  12. Spears W, Tsoh JY, Potter MB, Weller N, Brown AE, Campbell-Voytal K, Getrich CM, Sussman AL, Pascoe J, Neale AV. Use of community engagement strategies to increase research participation in practice-based research networks (PBRNs). J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Nov-Dec; 27(6):763-71.
  13. Walsh JM, Potter MB, Arora M, Gildegorin G, Terdiman J. A workplace colorectal cancer screening program in firefighters: lessons learned. Occup Med (Lond). 2014 Jun; 64(4):255-8.
  14. Doss EL, Potter MB, Chang DF. Awareness of intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome among primary care physicians. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014 Apr; 40(4):679-80.
  15. Getrich CM, Sussman AL, Campbell-Voytal K, Tsoh JY, Williams RL, Brown AE, Potter MB, Spears W, Weller N, Pascoe J, Schwartz K, Neale AV. Cultivating a cycle of trust with diverse communities in practice-based research: a report from PRIME Net. Ann Fam Med. 2013 Nov-Dec; 11(6):550-8.
  16. Sarfaty M, Doroshenk M, Hotz J, Brooks D, Hayashi S, Davis TC, Joseph D, Stevens D, Weaver DL, Potter MB, Wender R. Strategies for expanding colorectal cancer screening at community health centers. CA Cancer J Clin. 2013 Jul-Aug; 63(4):221-31.
  17. Potter MB, Ackerson LM, Gomez V, Walsh JM, Green LW, Levin TR, Somkin CP. Effectiveness and reach of the FLU-FIT program in an integrated health care system: a multisite randomized trial. Am J Public Health. 2013 Jun; 103(6):1128-33.
  18. Potter MB. Strategies and resources to address colorectal cancer screening rates and disparities in the United States and globally. Annu Rev Public Health. 2013; 34:413-29.
  19. Arora M, Gerbert B, Potter MB, Gildengorin G, Walsh JM. PRE-VIEW: Development and Pilot Testing of An Interactive Video Doctor Plus Provider Alert to Increase Cancer Screening. ISRN Prev Med. 2013; 2013.
  20. Potter M. Seasonal flu vaccines advancing the delivery of colorectal cancer screening. S D Med. 2013; Spec no:133.

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