Lela Bachrach


Adolescent health pediatrician
Adolescent health advocate

Dr. Lela Bachrach is a pediatrician who specializes in caring for adolescents. She has a particular focus on improving access to reproductive health care for teenagers. She enjoys helping patients optimize their health so they can focus on achieving their goals and dreams.

Bachrach leads a multidisciplinary professional group dedicated to addressing intimate partner violence and ending human trafficking. The team supports survivors from a trauma-informed, public health perspective. She is also active in expanding health education services for adolescents at school-based health centers and partner community-based organizations.

Bachrach earned both her medical degree and master's degree in health and medical sciences via the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program (JMP). She completed a residency in pediatrics in UCSF's PLUS program: Pediatric Leaders Advancing Health Equity.

  • Education

    UC Berkeley School of Public Health, MS, Health and Medical Sciences, 2000

    UCSF School of Medicine, 2002

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Pediatrics, 2005

Clinics I work with (1)

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Adolescent Health Clinic

Adolescent Health Clinic

San Francisco / Oakland

Where I see patients (3)

    Fetal surgery firsts

    The first open fetal surgery in the world was performed at UCSF in the early 1980s.