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Dr. Jayshree Chander

Primary Care, Holistic Medicine
San Francisco, CA
32 years experience female

About

Bio

Dr. Chander is a practicing physician board certified in Family and Community Medicine, as well as Occupational and Environmental Medicine from the University of California San Francisco. She graduated with a doctoral degree in medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a graduate degree in public health with an emphasis in environmental health sciences from the University of California-Berkeley. Dr. Chander will work with you to understand your health in relation to your values, priorities, life goals, attitude, emotions, body, mind, spirituality, relationships, friendships, community, occupation, avocations, housing, economics, and whatever else you are willing to imagine. She draws on her fund of knowledge and experience in Western and Eastern healing traditions.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Holistic Medicine

Environmental Health

Family Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: California, Wisconsin

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

162 Answers
188 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Consider Ayurveda: In Western medicine there is no scientifically proven diet for inflammatory bowel disease. Some patients can identify specific foods that trigger symp... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Definition: Ligamentum flavum hypertrophy means enlargement of the tough band of tissue that connects two bones of the spine. Multilevel indicates that this is ha... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Maybe: Are the hiccups interfering with your life in any way or causing discomfort? If so go get it checked out.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Loss and grief.: I'm so very sorry for the losses you are experiencing. It is normal to grieve the death of someone you love and for a broken relationship. It sounds l... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Get checked: You didn't mention which part of the body, but moderate stabbing pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen could be an indication of gallstones ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Physical Examination: You need a physical examination of your abdomen to be sure that there is nothing very serious going on. Since the pain is increased with use of your m... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Are you taking these herbal remedies under the guidance of any practitioner? Triphala is quite safe. Ashwagandha and Shatavri should be taken with gui... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
No, short term is ok: You are correct that testicles prefer a cooler environment as that is more conducive to the generation of spermatozoa. New sperm are being created eve... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Cyanoacrylate: Eyelash extensions use a glue called cyanoacrylate which can cause occupational asthma and runny nose. For info related to exposure in pregnancy: htt... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Several years?: Several years is a long time for phlegm to be stuck in your lung. I would suggest you get a full evaluation by a skilled clinician for a full assessme... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Need to see the rash: Rashes are difficult to assess without seeing them. I suggest you consult a physician for a history and examination.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Full consultation: I suggest you consult a physician on Health Tap or your personal physician. There are many factors to be considered including what, when, how, and how... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Yes, but..: Yes, you can continue taking the probiotics and eating yogurt, but the antibiotics will just kill the probiotics, so better save your $ and wait until... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Eustachian tube: The eustachian tube is a canal that connects the middle ear to the nasopharynx, which consists of the upper throat and the back of the nasal cavity. I... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Peanuts: Unsalted peanuts should be low in salt and low in carbohydrates. Nuts, in general, are a good source of protein and fats. Nuts contain monounsaturated... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Hungry?: I would imagine that person might feel hungry much of the time. Food is one of the most important aspects of our lives, not only for the nutrition but... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Yes.: Yes, please do go to an urgent care center to have a full evaluation of the worst pain ever you are experiencing in your pelvis. Don't delay. Best wis... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
So many methods: Are you referring to mental tension. If so, there are many methods to help. Consider yoga, meditation, acupuncture, qi gong, pranayama, massage, exerc... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Drink Responsibly: There is nothing wrong with you. Tolerance to the effects of alcohol build up over time, which is why people often need to drink more and more to get... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Give it time: If your cough persists for more than one more week I suggest you consult a clinician for a full evaluation, physical examination, and proper assessmen... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Not necessary: It sounds like you got bumped and jostled around a bit while disembarking. If the bruises are small, not to worry. It sounds like your pain is minimal... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Multiple Modalities: Practicing pranayama (breathing exercises) in the acute phase can alleviate a tension headache. Practicing on a regular basis can prevent them. can al... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Please see a doctor: It would be prudent to have your throat and neck examined to determine what is causing your symptoms. Please go see a doctor at your earliest convenie... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
See a doctor: It sounds like you feel your heart is pounding, in a way, and that the pulse is palpable everywhere. You say you can see your heart beating in your ch... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Tall is an asset: You are concerned about your height and weight. Height is generally genetically determined. It doesn't seem your height is out of the normal range. Tu... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Weight Loss in UTI: UTI shouldn't in and of itself cause weight loss, especially if there is no loss of appetite or vomiting. Complications of UTI include the infection c... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Likely lymph node: It is most likely an enlarged lymph node, a sign that your immune system was working well to fight off the cold and sore throat. It should subside aft... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Burning/tingling: Is the burning and tingling on the skin of your chest or does it feel like it is coming from your lungs? I'm glad to hear the cough has cleared up a b... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: The cough is likely due to irritation at the back of the throat and the mucous is likely drainage from the sinuses.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Bleeding disorder: You need to have a full evaluation by a family physician or an internist. Many specialists will only look at their organ of interest. In this case you... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
R.I.C.E: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation are appropriate treatments for an ankle sprain. I don't know the mechanism of injury or any other details about ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Need more info: I can understand your concern about something spreading to different parts of your body. I suggest you consult a clinician who can see what it is tha... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Rest: It sounds like you have a really bad cold, you feel dizzy, have chills, headache and a sore throat. Most upper respiratory illnesses are viral and req... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Depends: It depends on the constitution of the person eating the eggplant. Some people should avoid vegetables from the nightshade family. Others don't need to... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Examination: It would be worthwhile to have the bumps examined by a clinician so you could get a diagnosis and proper treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Anti-emetics: There are medications that help to decrease nausea and vomiting. You will need to consult a clinician to get a prescription. In the meantime take sips... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Upper abdominal pain: Upper abdominal pain isn't always due to ulcers. There are other causes of upper abdominal pain that need to be considered. I suggest you consult with... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Dehydration: You will recover from the cough and cold. The concern is you will become dehydrated if you are vomiting after you eat for one week. Please consult a c... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Depends: The risks depend on which chemicals you are exposed to, how much time you are spending being exposed, what engineering controls are in place to minimi... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Change is constant: I don't know the specifics of your situation so I can't predict a prognosis for you. However, the body is always changing and responding to the force... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
See a doctor: This concern needs to be evaluated with a more thorough history and physical exam. How often are you vomiting? Is there blood in the vomit? How much b... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Jaw moving: It may just be you are hearing the bones in your skull moving when you yawn, most likely the sound is coming from the joint where your jaw bone meets ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Ask your PT: Generally it takes 6-8 weeks to fully recover from a patellar subluxation. Often it can take up to 20 physical therapy visits within 12 weeks to fully... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Depends: A lot depends on how well your kidneys and liver are functioning. What you are eating also will determine the pH of your urine. Also, the cut-off bein... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Acupuncture Hypnosis: Acupuncture and hypnosis are very helpful for cutting the nicotine cravings. Exercise is also very useful. Here's a link from the Cleveland Clinic wi... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
How badly?: How badly are you hurt? Were you able to walk off the court? Do you have swelling or bruising? Is the pain localized? Apply ice, elevate, and rest, ta... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Risk of hearing loss: Damage to hearing by high volumes is determined by duration, even at reasonable volumes can damage delicate hair cells in the inner ear that transmit ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
How old is she?: The first question is how old is your daughter? Addressing the root cause of what is causing her to feel tense is the most important thing you can do... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Acupuncture/Ayurveda: Consider consulting with an acupuncturist, or ayurveda practitioner. Meditation, yoga, qi gong are effective modalities. Massage, self-acupressure ar... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jayshree Chander
Holistic Medicine 32 years experience
Extreme Fatigue: Extreme fatigue can have many causes, including low Vit D levels Have you had a full clinical history, physical examination, and blood tests to determ... Read More

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HealthTap member
Sep 19, 2016
Shes grate in Holistical healing, especially directing people on taking supplements like Biotin & B12 & Spirulina together
HealthTap member
Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
HealthTap member
Apr 6, 2018
how to health
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This was very helpful. Thanks! The PVC's started 2 wks ago without pain. The ECG had a normal rate and normal rhythm so nobody has been to concerned. Nearly every house in our neighborhood has applied...Read More
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! I just allowed myself to feel sad , it happend 2years ago and i'm still facing sadness and dreams so i will try to see a doctor , thanks :)
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I think you are right. It does sound like it is coming from something hard, like bone. Thanks for your help!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, WI
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

UCSF MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

UCSF MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Holistic Medicine Practitioner, Second Place, National - Spring
2016
Thought Leader, Third Place, California - Spring
2016
Top Doctor, First Place, San Francisco Region - Spring
2016

Affiliations

American Medical Writers Association
National Association of Science Writers

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.7
68 ratings

20 top reviews

51-year-old female
Apr 28, 2022 Milwaukee, WI
Dr. Jayshree Chander was excellent. She had a caring and personable manner. Her professionalism and knowledge was comforting. She is highly skilled and my son and I are grateful to the doctor for her ...Read More
57-year-old male
Apr 23, 2022 Milwaukee, WI
24-year-old female
Apr 23, 2022 Milwaukee, WI
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