Dr. Diana Thiara is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. She is the medical director of the UCSF Weight Management program as well as the Program Director of the UCSF Obesity Medicine Fellowship. Her main scholarly interests are in medical education as well as patient programming for lifestyle change and weight management – she runs a Culinary Medicine program at UCSF and has also created a virtual curriculum for lifestyle change for patients with obesity. She has been interviewed by local and national news organizations to discuss issues in obesity medicine, including KQED, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. She also lectures nationally to primary care providers about medical and surgical weight loss.
Dr. Thiara is board certified in Internal Medicine and is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.
Dr. Thiara received her bachelor's degree in Political Science from Yale University and her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She completed Internal Medicine Residency and fellowship at UCSF.