Brian Chinnock MD

  • Clinical Professor, UCSF
  • Ultrasound Area of Concentration Director, UCSF Fresno

Emergency Medicine

Brian Chinnock, MD, is board certified in Emergency Medicine.

He earned his medical degree at University of Arizona, Tucson. His residency in Emergency Medicine was completed at UCSF Fresno, where he earned the position of Chief Resident.

Brian Chinnock, MD, has won many teaching awards, including Top Resident Teacher and Top Medical Student Teacher at UCSF Fresno Department of Emergency Medicine and Outstanding Faculty Award at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.  He has also won the Faculty Research Award.

Besides ultrasound education, his primary field of research is in the emergency department care of end-stage liver disease patients in the assessment for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, with numerous publications on this topic.

He is also the Chess Club coach at Dry Creek Elementary School.

Education and Training

  • Emergency Medicine Residency – UCSF Fresno – Fresno, CA
  • College of Medicine – University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ
  • Bachelor of Science, Cellular/Developmental Biology – University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ

Licensure & Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • ACEP/SAEM Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Credential
  • Registered Diagnostic Sonographer
  • Prehospital Base Station Physician
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • California State Medical License

Department Affiliations

UCSF Fresno Department of Emergency Medicine