Cynthia Fenton, MD


Dr. Cynthia Fenton is a physician-hospitalist with advanced training in caring for patients with Thrombosis related conditions in Non-Malignant Hematology. She provides direct care for hospitalized patients, teaches medical students and residents on the Hospital Medicine wards, and provides care and consultation for patients with Thrombotic conditions in the Non-Malignant Hematology clinic. Dr. Fenton also works in informatics and collaborates with colleagues across UCSF Health on projects that require data extraction from the EHR, cleaning, analysis and visualization to answer key questions and provide insights to improve clinical care of patients.
6/2023 - Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Training Program, University of California
2019 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
6/30/93 - Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, University of California
6/30/92 - Internal Medicine Residency, University of California
MD, 6/30/89 - Medicine, University of California
BS, 6/30/85 - Computer Science / Mathematics, University of California
  1. Cullaro G, Chiou SH, Fenton C, Ge J, McCulloch CE, Rubin J, Shui AM, Yao F, Lai JC. Outpatient mean arterial pressure: A potentially modifiable risk for acute kidney injury and death among cirrhosis patients. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society. 2024. PMID: 38535488

  2. Cullaro G, Allegretti AS, Fenton C, Ge J, Patidar KR, Rubin J, Sharma A, Lai JC. The association between mean arterial pressure and acute kidney injury reversal among decompensated cirrhosis patients. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.). 2024. PMID: 38537129

  3. Auerbach AD, Lee TM, Hubbard CC, Ranji SR, Raffel K, Valdes G, Boscardin J, Dalal AK, Harris A, Flynn E, Schnipper JL, UPSIDE Research Group. Diagnostic Errors in Hospitalized Adults Who Died or Were Transferred to Intensive Care. JAMA internal medicine. 2024. PMID: 38190122

  4. Field J, Fenton C, Zhang L, Brickman C, Mahadevan U. Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the Risk of Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions and Anal Cancer in Men Who Have Sex With Men. Inflammatory bowel diseases. 2023. PMID: 37951596

  5. Lai M, Fenton C, Ge J, Rubin J, Lai JC, Cullaro G. Nonselective beta-blockers may lead to stage 2 acute kidney injury and waitlist mortality in child class C cirrhosis. Hepatology Communications. 2023. PMID: 37756037

  6. Ge J, Digitale JC, Fenton C, McCulloch CE, Lai JC, Pletcher MJ, Gennatas ED. Predicting Post-Liver Transplant Outcomes in Patients with Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure using Expert-Augmented Machine Learning. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. 2023. PMID: 37652176

  7. Auerbach AD, Astik GJ, O'Leary KJ, Barish PN, Kantor MA, Raffel KR, Ranji SR, Mueller SK, Burney SN, Galinsky J, Gershanik EF, Goyal A, Chitneni PR, Rastegar S, Esmaili AM, Fenton C, Virapongse A, Ngov LK, Burden M, Keniston A, Patel H, Gupta AB, Rohde J, Marr R, Greysen SR, Fang M, Shah P, Mao F, Kaiksow F, Sterken D, Choi JJ, Contractor J, Karwa A, Chia D, Lee T, Hubbard CC, Maselli J, Dalal AK, Schnipper JL. Prevalence and Causes of Diagnostic Errors in Hospitalized Patients Under Investigation for COVID-19. Journal of general internal medicine. 2023. PMID: 36952085

  8. Hauer KE, Teherani A, Wiese J, Fenton CL. A strategy to standardize the learning of core clerkship objectives. Advances in health sciences education : theory and practice. 2003. PMID: 14574046

  9. Fenton C, Loeser H, Cooke M. Intersessions: covering the bases in the clinical year. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 2002. PMID: 12431936

  10. Johnston B, Fenton C, Jain S. A retreat for first-year medicine fellows. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 2002. PMID: 12010726