Sandeep Kishore, MD, PhD, MSc

Associate Professor
School of Medicine
Sunny Kishore
Education and Training

Duke University,Durham, NC, B.S. - 05/2004 Biology

University of Oxford,Oxford, UK, M.Sc - 08/2006 Immunology

Weill Cornell/ Rockefeller/ Sloan-Kettering Institute,New York, NY, MD-PhD - 05/2014 Medicine

Yale School of Medicine/Yale New Haven,New Haven, CT 06/2015 Internship

Brigham & Women's Hospital,Boston, MA 06/2021 Residency

Sandeep (Sunny) P. Kishore is a physician-scientist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) who has dedicated his career to addressing the urgent global epidemic of chronic diseases. He is focusing on the interface between digital innovation and population health to address cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity which increasingly are driving death, disability, and cost.

He led the development of a scalable treatment algorithm to support the digital transformation of blood pressure control across the University of California, the nation’s largest academic health system. Previously, he modernized the Essential Medicines List for the WHO by adding a dozen treatments for chronic diseases to promote access to crucial medications and provided technical guidance to Resolve to Save Lives targeting the prevention of 100 million deaths through improved cardiovascular health. He founded the world’s first and largest network of early career health professionals focused on chronic disease control (Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network).

He has authored 70 articles in esteemed medical journals as well as in popular publications such as Scientific American, and has spoken at TEDMED and the United Nations. His honors include the Sarber Award for top PhD student in microbiology at the American Society of Microbiology, selection as an Emerging Leader at the National Academy of Medicine, as a Fellow at the MIT Dalai Lama Center, and as a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow. He completed his MD-PhD at Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering, master’s at Oxford as the Usher Cunningham Scholar and clinical training internal medicine at Yale and at Harvard’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital.