Leigh Kimberg, MD


General Internal Medicine ZSFG

2017 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Residency, 06/1994 - Medicine - Primary Care, University of California, San Francisco (SFGH Primary Care)
MD, 06/1991 - Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Graduate Certificate, 06/1985 - English Literature, Queen Mary College
BA, 06/1984 - English Literature, University of Pennsylvania
  1. Hargrave AS, Kimberg L, Machtinger EL, Kushel MB, Cohen BE. The Association Between Interpersonal Violence and Unstable Housing Among Veterans. 2022. PMID: 35018446

  2. Kimberg L, Vasquez JA, Sun J, Anderson E, Ferguson C, Arreguin M, Rodriguez RM. Fears of disclosure and misconceptions regarding domestic violence reporting amongst patients in two US emergency departments. 2021. PMID: 34855809

  3. Bullock JL, Kimberg LS, Meeks LM. Trauma-Informed Transformation of Evaluation and Licensure for Physicians With Mental Illness. Journal of hospital medicine 2021. PMID: 34197310

  4. Leigh Kimberg, MD, Eliza Hayes Bakken, MD, Ellen Chen, MD & Dean Schillinger, MD. The “Behavioral Health Vital Signs” Initiative: A safety net system’s trauma-informed approach to integrating interpersonal violence into behavioral health programs in primary care New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst 2019. PMID:

  5. Machtinger EL, Davis KB, Kimberg LS, Khanna N, Cuca YP, Dawson-Rose C, Shumway M, Campbell J, Lewis-O'Connor A, Blake M, Blanch A, McCaw B. From Treatment to Healing: Inquiry and Response to Recent and Past Trauma in Adult Health Care. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health 2018. PMID: 30606467

  6. Machtinger EL, Cuca YP, Khanna N, Rose CD, Kimberg LS. From treatment to healing: the promise of trauma-informed primary care. Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health 2015. PMID: 25965151

  7. Kimberg LS. Addressing intimate partner violence with male patients: a review and introduction of pilot guidelines. Journal of general internal medicine 2008. PMID: 18830771

  8. Kimberg L. Addressing intimate partner violence in primary care practice. Medscape women's health 2001. PMID: 11320351

  9. Musch MW, Orellana SA, Kimberg LS, Field M, Halm DR, Krasny EJ, Frizzell RA. Na+-K+-Cl- co-transport in the intestine of a marine teleost. Nature 1982. PMID: 7144890