Dr. Virginia I Cafaro MD Internist

Dr. Virginia Cafaro is an internist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with California Pacific Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Cafaro accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 206 doctors at California Pacific Medical Center who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: HIV/AIDS Medicine

Clinical Interests: HIV, HIV Infections, Men's Health, Gender Identity, Transsexualism

Hospital Affiliation

California Pacific Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986–1989

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1990–1992

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 9 years in Internal Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Publications & Presentations

The major genetic determinants of HIV-1 control affect HLA class I peptide presentation.
Pereyra, F., Jia, X., McLaren, P. J., Telenti, A., de Bakker, P. I., Walker, B. D., Ripke, S., Brumme, C. J., Pulit, S. L., Carrington, M., Kadie, C. M., Carlson, J. M., Heckerman, D., Graham, R. R., Plenge, R. M., Deeks, S. G., Gianniny, L., Crawford, G., Sullivan, J., Gonzalez, E., Davies, L., Camargo, A., Moore, J. M., Beattie, N., Gupta, S., Crenshaw, A., Burtt, N. P., Guiducci, C., Gupta, N., Gao, X., Qi, Y., Yuki, Y., Piechocka-Trocha, A., Cutrell, E., Rosenberg, R., Moss, K. L., Lemay, P.

Depressive symptoms predict increased incidence of neuropsychiatric side effects in patients treated with efavirenz.
Boly, L., Cafaro, V., Dyner, T.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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