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MOLLY D. MAGNANO, M.D.

Dr. Molly Magnano is a proud graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where she studied Theology and Pre-Medicine, and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She moved to Northern California in 2001 and completed her Internal Medicine Residency and Immunology/Rheumatology Fellowship training at Stanford University School of Medicine. While at Stanford, Dr. Magnano focused her research activities on clinical therapeutic trials including study on treatments for Rheumatoid arthritis, Lupus, and Inflammatory Osteoarthritis. She worked on "Arthritis Self-Efficacy" management practices at the Palo Alto VA Hospital and Clinic.  Dr. Magnano has presented research papers and posters at the American College of Rheumatology annual meetings and has been a guest lecturer at medical grand rounds at hospitals and medical facilities throughout northern California.

After more than a decade of practice in the East Bay, Dr Magnano is thrilled to return to San Francisco and expand her practice of treating arthritis and autoimmune disease at Pacific Rheumatology Associates. Dr. Magnano is committed to outstanding patient care and takes great pride in the strong and collaborative relationships that she forges with her patients.  She enjoys teaching rheumatology fellows at UCSF Medical Center and proctoring young doctors as they begin clinical practice. She was the winner of the Best Doctor in the East Bay award in 2012 and has been included in US News and World Report's list of Best Doctors in America and in the Best Doctors in San Francisco every year from 2011- 2018.

Dr. Magnano resides in San Francisco with her husband, Marco, and their three children. She serves on the School Board for her children's parochial school and enjoys volunteering in her church community and neighborhood association. When not in the office, Dr. Magnano can often be found on the sidelines cheering for her children in one of their many sporting events. In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, cooking, playing USTA tennis, and boot camp training classes. 

**Dr. Magnano sees patients at both the 2100 Webster Street, suite 112 and the 490 Post Street, suite 900, offices.