Christopher Allen Berger, MD

  • Clinical Instructor Fellow, Pulmonary Critical Care

Biography

Christopher Berger, MD, MSIMT is a clinical instructor in the UCSF Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine based at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. His research focuses on improving tuberculosis (TB) screening, diagnosis, and treatment programs globally, especially among persons living with HIV and drug-resistant TB cases, through the use of implementation science and human-centered design principles. He works with Dr. Adithya Cattamanchi on projects in the Philippines to improve the diagnostic and clinical tools used in drug-resistant TB and in Uganda designing improved versions of the globally utilized “Directly Observed Therapy” toolkit. Christopher completed his undergraduate degree in international health at the University of Pittsburgh where he went on complete his MD. He received his masters in tropical medicine and international health at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain. He completed his internal medicine residency and pulmonary/critical care fellowship at UCSF.