Sanket Dhruva, MD, MHS, FACC

UCSF School of Medicine

Titles and Affiliations: 

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine

Sanket Dhruva, MD, MHS, FACC uses health services research methods to understand and strengthen the evidence base for the safe and effective use of drugs and medical devices, with the goal of improving the quality of care and clinical outcomes for patients. Dr. Dhruva has more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, including in leading academic journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), JAMA Internal Medicine, BMJ, Circulation, and Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. He also serves on the American College of Cardiology’s Choosing Wisely Subcommittee. As a cardiologist, Dr. Dhruva cares for patients at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Dhruva earned his MD degree and completed internal medicine residency at UCSF. He completed cardiology fellowship at UC Davis and earned an MHS at Yale University School of Medicine in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program.