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. 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

  2. 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:

  3. 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

  4. 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

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

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

  7. 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