Diane Higashi serves as a Nurse Practitioner at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center, an institution renowned for more than a century for its exceptional medical care and innovative research. With dozens of clinics throughout the area, UCSF Medical Center is ranked the best medical facility in Northern California by U.S. News & World Report. Among her responsibilities as a Nurse Practitioner at UCSF Medical Center, Diane Higashi conducts physical exams, compiles detailed patient medical histories, offers diagnoses, and provides treatment. Holding a Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate and an M.S. in Nursing, Ms. Higashi possesses expertise in disease prevention and general health management and works with patients of all ages. In addition to providing treatment, she also refers her patients to the proper specialists for further care. Diane Higashi’s dedication to quality care has earned her several acknowledgements throughout her career, including two Clinical Nurse (CN) III awards. In addition to providing expert care at UCSF Medical Center, she regularly volunteers her time to community service projects.