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Joshua Braslow


Family physician
Dog enthusiast, DIY "projectorian" and film buff

About me

Dr. Joshua Braslow is a family medicine doctor who cares for patients of all ages. He has special interests in chronic disease management, preventive medicine and population health (an approach to care that helps groups of people at higher risk of certain health conditions). He performs procedures including steroid injections for trigger finger and certain types of knee and shoulder pain; cryosurgery to remove precancerous lesions, warts and skin tags; and women's health services, such as Pap smears and IUD placement and removal. He is also experienced in managing wounds and placing sutures.

Braslow earned his medical degree at New York Medical College and completed a residency in family medicine at the University of California, San Diego. While in medical school, he worked to promote the family medicine specialty and was selected by the faculty and his peers for induction into the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Before going to medical school, Braslow earned a degree in filmmaking at Brown University and worked on documentaries in New York City. His exposure to health disparities and other social injustices through this career sparked a desire to work in medicine, with the goal of more directly helping individuals and communities. Prior to joining UCSF, he worked for Stanford Health Care.

Originally from a small town in upstate New York, Braslow enjoys exploring California with his wife, who is also a doctor, and their dog, Astra. He is a fan of tennis, film, hiking, board games and concerts.

  • Education

    New York Medical College, MD, 2016

  • Residencies

    UC San Diego, Family Medicine, 2019

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