Gabriel Ortiz, M.D., Ph.D.

Infectious Diseases Fellow

University of California at San Francisco


     Dr. Ortiz is board certified in internal medicine and is currently performing research and clinical services in the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at UCSF, training that will eventually lead to board certification within this subspecialty. Prior to the ID Fellowship, Dr. Ortiz received his MS and BS degrees in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University. His MD degree was completed at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and his PhD thesis work was completed through the Rockefeller University, these degrees were both a part of the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program located in New York City, New York. Residency in Internal Medicine was completed at UCSF, and Dr. Ortiz also had the honor to serve as Chief Medical Resident for the Department of Medicine at UCSF from 2007-2008 prior to returning to additional ID Fellowship duties.  

     Currently, Dr. Ortiz's interests include caring for general medicine and HIV-infected patients, as well as pursuing research in the immune activation associated with HIV and other lentiviral infections.