Chip Chambers

Henry F. (Chip) Chambers, M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco (1992-2018)
  • Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, University of California San Francisco (2018-Present)
  • Chief of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital (1992-2013)
  • Director, UCSF Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program (2002-2013)
  • Director, Clinical Research Services, Clinical & Translational Science Institute (2013-2018)
  • Editor – American Society for Microbiology’s Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (2011-Present)

Area of Special Interest

  • Antimicrobial drug resistance, staphylococcal infections, experimental therapeutics and epidemiology and pathogenesis of disease caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Professional Recognitions & Appointments

  • Co-Chair - IDSA guidelines committee for treatment of MRSA
  • Member, Board of Directors, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Fellow of the IDSA and American College of Physicians
  • Elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and Association of American Physicians

Publication Highlights

Over 200 original publications and textbook chapters in the areas of drug resistance, endocarditis, bacterial infections, and staphylococcal diseases including:


  • Centre College Kentucky (BA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Medical School, Valedictorian)
  • University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine (Residency)


  • Nothing to disclose.