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Ben Lui, MD, MPH 2017-11-16T12:16:27+00:00

Ben Lui, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine

I believe health care is a right and not a privilege, and I feel honored to work in the safety net to help those patients most in need. I am passionate about creating a patient-centered community health home which provides timely access and whole person care for patients, and is fully engaged in improving the health of the community.

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

BA, Harvard University, East Asian Studies, 1995

MD, MPH, Yale University School of Medicine, 2002

Residency, UCSF, SFGH Internal Medicine Primary Care, 2005

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, 2005

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

Medical Director, Chinatown Public Health Center, San Francisco, CA

Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital

President of the Board of Directors, NICOS Chinese Health Coalition

AWARDS AND HONORS

Certificate of Appreciation, SF Department of Public Health, 2016

Reza Gandjei Humanism Award, UCSF, 2005

Primary Care Leadership Award, American Academy of Family Physicians, 2000

Robert Tucker Hayes Scholar, Harvard University, 1995

BIO

An immigrant from Hong Kong at the age of twelve, my family and I received health care from the very same health care safety net to which I have devoted my entire career. Prior to assuming my current positions, I was the Associate Medical Director at Asian Health Services, a FQHC in Oakland.

LANGUAGES

Mandarin, Cantonese, English

FUN FACT ABOUT ME

If I weren’t a physician, I would have become an urban planner.

ABOUT CHINATOWN PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER

Chinatown Public Health Center has been proudly serving all San Franciscans, with expertise in Chinese immigrants and vulnerable populations, since 1929.  Throughout its history, CPHC has stood for health equity and social justice. A pillar and leader in the community, CPHC practices a true community health center model by being fully engaged in the health of the community through programs, advocacy and collaborations.

CHINATOWN PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER

Chinatown Public Health Center
1490 Mason St
San Francisco, CA 94133