Smitha Ganeshan, MD, MBA

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address521 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Harvard Medical School, BostonMD06/2019Medicine
    Harvard Business School, BostonMBA06/2019Management
    University of Georgia, AthensBS05/2014Biology

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    Smitha Ganeshan, MD MBA is a Hospitalist and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. As a hospitalist, Smitha Ganeshan cares for patients on a variety of inpatient medical services and is focused on improving care delivery, quality, and safety for our patients.

    Dr. Ganeshan also serves as a Clinical Lead at UCSF’s Center for Digital Health Innovation. In this role, she has worked on the strategic vision and competitive landscape for UCSF’s digital front door. She has also been involved in other virtual care programs to improve value and access to care. She led the evaluation of our online radiology self-scheduling tool to better understand its impact on health disparities.

    Dr. Ganeshan received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Georgia, and her medical degree and business degrees from Harvard University. She completed Internal Medicine Residency at UCSF prior to joining faculty at UCSF, Parnassus Hospital.

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    1. Impact of patient portal-based self-scheduling of diagnostic imaging studies on health disparities. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2022 11 14; 29(12):2096-2100. Ganeshan S, Pierce L, Mourad M, Judson TJ, Kohli MD, Odisho AY, Brown W. PMID: 36063414; PMCID: PMC9667186.
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    2. An unexpected turn: A 71-year-old man with myocardial infarction. Cleve Clin J Med. 2022 07 01; 89(7):401-407. Ganeshan S, Kelemen B, Dhaliwal G, Zier L. PMID: 35777842.
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    3. Clinical Outcomes and Qualitative Perceptions of In-person, Hybrid, and Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2022 09 01; 42(5):338-346. Ganeshan S, Jackson H, Grandis DJ, Janke D, Murray ML, Valle V, Beatty AL. PMID: 35420563.
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    4. Impact of a resident and student-led video visitation navigation program. BMC Med Educ. 2022 Feb 19; 22(1):110. Yang R, Ganeshan S, Thompson A, McAllister S, Mourad M. PMID: 35183182; PMCID: PMC8857532.
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    5. Reimagining the inpatient palliative care consult: lessons from COVID-19. Am J Manag Care. 2021 07 01; 27(7):e215-e217. Ganeshan S, Humphreys J, Judson T. PMID: 34314120.
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    6. Medical Communities Go Virtual. J Hosp Med. 2021 06; 16(6):378-380. Minter DJ, Patel A, Ganeshan S, Nematollahi S. PMID: 33147130.
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    7. Enabling patient communication for hospitalised patients during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. BMJ Innov. 2021 Apr; 7(2):316-320. Ganeshan S, Hsiang E, Peng T, Thomas N, Garcia-Grossman I, Javaherian K, Lyon Z, Vidyarthi A. PMID: 34192018; PMCID: PMC7948155.
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