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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Brett Ley is a pulmonology doctor located San Francisco, California and he works with multiple hospitals in the area, including UCSF Medical Center and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He got his medical diploma from University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and completed his residency program in Internal Medicine at UCSF where he also did his fellowship in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. He is certified in Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and has almost 10 years of experience.

  • Education & Training


    University of California San Francisco

    Medical School







  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

  • Hospital & Practice

    San Francisco VA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (415) 221-4810

    4150 Clement St

    San Francisco, California 94121

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    UCSF Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (415) 353-1037

    505 Parnassus Ave

    San Francisco, California 94143

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Brett Ley has contributed to 3 publications.

    A Glimpse into the Future: Automated Quantitative Computed Tomography as a Biomarker in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

    Ley, B.; Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2017 Apr 01.

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    The use of pretest probability increases the value of high-resolution CT in diagnosing usual interstitial pneumonia.

    Brownell, R.,Moua, T.,Henry, T. S.,Elicker, B. M.,White, D.,Vittinghoff, E.,Jones, K. D.,Urisman, A.,Aravena, C.,Johannson, K. A.,Golden, J. A.,King, T. E.,Wolters, P....; Thorax. 2017 Jan 14.

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    House of Cards? Testing Fundamental Assumptions in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Epidemiology.

    Ley, B.,Collard, H. R.; Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2015 Nov 17.

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    American College of Chest Physicians

    American Thoracic Society