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Richard H. Fine People’s Clinic (General Medicine Clinic)

Richard H. Fine People’s Clinic (General Medicine Clinic) 2018-03-28T15:16:36+00:00

Richard H. Fine People’s Clinic (RFPC), formally known as GMC or the General Medicine Clinic, provides comprehensive, high quality primary care services to patients who are 18 years of age or older. Our doctors are UCSF faculty who teach medical students and residents.

Appointments are available Monday through Friday, and there are appointments during the evening four days a week.

Learn more about our UCSF teaching program here.

Location: Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
1001 Potrero Ave (Main Building 5, 1st floor, 1M)
San Francisco, CA 94110
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Phone number: (415) 206-8494

Fax number: (415) 206-3012

We Have Staff Who Speak:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • Russian
  • Tagalog

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:
8:00AM – 9:00PM

8:00AM – 5:00PM

Closed during San Francisco City holidays.


The 1M Richard H. Fine People’s Clinic is located in the main hospital (Building 5) Outpatient Clinic Lobby. If you have Medicare or Medi-Cal insurance, please check- in directly at the health clinic. Otherwise, please check-in first with Registration in the lobby. The Registration line has a blue rug.

La Clínica de Medicina General 1M está ubicada en el vestíbulo de la Clínica para Pacientes Ambulatorios del hospital principal (Edificio 5). Si tiene seguro de Medicare o Medi-Cal, regístrese directamente en la clínica de salud. De lo contrario, pase primero por el área de registro ubicada en el vestíbulo. El área de registro donde hay que hacer fila tiene una alfombra azul.



Claire Horton

Medical Director

Lisa Ochoa-Frongia

Assistant Medical Director

Robin Grotch

Charge Nurse

Michael McGuire

Practice Manager

Brenda Barros

Senior Unit Clerk

Vanessa Thompson

Assistant Medical Director

Philippa Doyle

Nurse Manager

Doctors and Providers

Soraya Azari, MD

Jessica Beaman, MD

Robert Brody, MD

Alice Chen MD, MPH

Anna Chodos, MD

Alicia Fernandez, MD

Valy Fontil, MD

Lauren Goldman, MD

Reena Gupta, MD

Elizabeth Harleman, MD

Claire Horton, MD

Ari Johnson, MD

Leigh Kimberg, MD

Margot Kushel, MD

Al Liu, MD

Katherine Lupton, MD

Michael Martin, MD

Lisa Ochoa-Frongia, MD

Doug Price-Hampton, MD

Neda Ratanawongsa, MD

Urmimala Sarkar, MD

Dean Schillinger, MD

Wagahta Semere, MD

Scott Steiger, MD

Maya Vijayaraghavan, MD

Margaret Wheeler, MD

Amanda Halpin, NP

Debbie Heuerman, NP

Alana Kane, NP

Edward Liu, NP

Eliza Newbold, NP

Jill Nierman, MSN NP

Jane Perlas, NP

Suzanne Portnoy, NP

Valerie Sobel-Twain, NP

Shin-Yu Lee, PharmD