Amanda Doherty, MD
Dr. Amanda Doherty thinks of each patient as a family member. Because she knows how hard it is to wait for information, she focuses on providing accurate and timely diagnoses to patients and their care teams. Empowering patients with knowledge and understanding helps them to make thoughtful decisions about their bodies.
Dr. Doherty earned a bachelor of arts in literature at the University of California, Davis. She went on to earn a doctor of medicine at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. From there she completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency and chief residency at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed a surgical pathology fellowship and a gastrointestinal pathology fellowship at the same institution. She is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology. She has special interests in gastrointestinal, breast, gynecologic, and genitourinary pathology and is passionate about colon polyps and inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr. Doherty was born in a six-bed clinic on the remote eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada in California, 7,000 feet above sea level. She spent much of her childhood playing outdoors and continues to enjoy spending time in nature. In her free time she hangs out with her husband and rescue dogs, hikes, travels, and writes young adult fiction.