Simon Chu

Simon N. Chu MD, MS is a General Surgery Resident in the UCSF Department of Surgery. He attended his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley in the fields of Public Health and Health and Medical Sciences. He completed his medical degree at UCSF in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program and Program in Medicine for the Urban Underserved and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha society. During his graduate and medical training, he conducted basic science research in virology and immunology, completing a Master's Degree and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship. He is currently a resident research fellow in the Cromer lab focusing on the development of a genome editing strategy for the treatment of alpha thalassemia major. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring new restaurants, hiking around the Bay Area, and hopes to one day learn how to play pickleball.

BA in Public Health, Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology - Univ. of California, Berkeley
MS in Health and Medical Sciences - Univ. of California, Berkeley
MD - Univ. of California, San Francisco