Suneil Koliwad, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Medicine
Gerold Grodsky, PhD/JAB Chair in Diabetes Research
Diabetes Center, UCSF

Suneil Koliwad, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Diabetes Center and Department of Medicine at UC San Francisco, and holds the Gerold Grodsky, PhD/JAB Chair in Diabetes Research. He is a board certified Endocrinologist who attends on the Diabetes and Endocrinology Services at The San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Koliwad earned his PhD and MD degrees from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. After completing a Chief Residency at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, Dr. Koliwad joined UCSF to complete a clinical fellowship in Endocrinology and a research fellowship at the J. David Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease. At Gladstone, Dr. Koliwad studied lipid metabolism and developed his current focus on the links between dietary fats and inflammatory function in immune cells. Since forming his laboratory in 2011, Dr. Koliwad’s research has focused on manipulating immune-specific lipid metabolism to control inflammation and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and fatty liver. He is a frequent speaker on diabetes prevention, and President of the American Diabetes Association’s San Francisco Bay Area Leadership Board.


Contact Information

513 Parnassus Avenue
Campus Box 0534
San Francisco, CA 94143-0534

Phone: 415-476-9623
Fax: 415-450-1447
Email: skoliwad@diabetes.ucsf.edu


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