Lev Malevanchik, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Lev Malevanchik is a hospitalist practicing at UCSF Parnassus. He is dedicated to improving the care of patients with limited English proficiency by working to improve access to interpretation services. In addition, he focuses on point of care ultrasound, teaching medical students and residents, and supervising internal medicine residents in bedside procedures.
Fellowship, 07/2020 - Academic Hospital Medicine, University of California
12/2019 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Residency, 07/2019 - Internal Medicine, University of California
MD, 06/2016 - Medical School, Thomas Jefferson University
BA, 05/2007 - Economics, University of California
Honors and Awards
  • Floyd C. Rector Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCSF Internal Medicine Residency, 2023
  • Teaching Excellence Award for Cherished Housestaff, UCSF School of Medicine, 2019
  1. K W Im # 1 2, L A Huppert # 3, L Malevanchik 4, H S Rugo 5, A J Combes 6 7 8, M J Campbell 9, M F Krummel 6, M E Melisko 5. High-dimensional immune cell profiling of cerebrospinal fluid from patients with metastatic breast cancer and leptomeningeal disease NPJ Breast Cancer. 2023. PMID:

  2. Garcia ME, Mutha S, Napoles AM, Malevanchik L, Williams M, Karliner LS. "Long Overdue": Nurse and Resident Physician Perspectives on Implementation of Dual-Handset Interpreter Phones in the Inpatient Setting. Health equity. 2023. PMID: 36876231

  3. Malevanchik L, Wheeler M, Gagliardi K, Karliner L, Shah SJ. Disparities After Discharge: The Association of Limited English Proficiency and Postdischarge Patient-Reported Issues. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2021. PMID: 34627715

  4. Kucirek NK, Thomas NJ, Norman JS, Athavale P, Jaradeh K, Hsiang EY, Malevanchik L. Stories from COVID-19 Reveal Hospitalized Patients with Limited English Proficiency Have Always Been Uniquely Prone to Social Isolation. Journal of general internal medicine. 2021. PMID: 33409888

  5. Zhang J, Abbasi O, Malevanchik L, Mohan N, Denicola R, Tarangelo N, Marzio DH. Pilot study of the prevalence of binge eating disorder in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients. Volume 30 of Issue 6. 2017. PMID: 29118561

  6. Swedler DI, Nuwer JM, Nazarov A, Huo SC, Malevanchik L. Incidence and descriptive epidemiology of injuries to college ultimate players. Volume 50 of Issue 4. 2014. PMID: 25384003