Leticia Rolon, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
Address533 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of California, Los AngelesB.S.06/2006Physiological Sciences
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los AngelesMD06/2010Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency06/2013Internal Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoFellowship06/2016Nephrology
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    University of California2002  - 2006Regents Scholar
    University of California, San Francisco2016  - 2019John A. Watson Faculty Scholar

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    Dr. Leticia Rolon is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco and board-certified nephrologist who treats patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting. She cares for patients in the outpatient nephrology clinic with the goal to treat and prevent kidney diseases from progressing to end stage renal disease. In the inpatient setting, she oversees the nephrology consult service both in the intensive care unit and the wards. Finally, she also cares for patients that need renal replacement therapies, either hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis, at outpatient dialysis centers.

    Dr. Rolon earned her medical degree at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. During her undergraduate career at UCLA, she was a Regents Scholar, one of the highest honors conferred on students in the UC system. Upon graduation from medical school, she then completed both residency training in internal medicine and nephrology fellowship at UCSF.

    Upon joining the faculty at UCSF, she was selected as a John A. Watson Faculty Scholar. She has a passion for medical education, and works on curriculum development and implementation as Assistant Director for the Renal, Endocrine, GI and Nutrition course in the new UCSF Bridges Curriculum. She also works with the UCSF Residency Diversity Committee and volunteers with UCSF medical students in several student-run free clinics for underserved communities in the city of San Francisco.

    Dr. Rolon is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Association.

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    1. Peralta CA, Frigaard M, Rubinsky AD, Rolon L, Lo L, Voora S, Seal K, Tuot D, Chao S, Lui K, Chiao P, Powe N, Shlipak M. Implementation of a pragmatic randomized trial of screening for chronic kidney disease to improve care among non-diabetic hypertensive veterans. BMC Nephrol. 2017 04 12; 18(1):132. PMID: 28399844.
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