CMHC Faculty Members

Faculty of Tarsus Medical Group are leaders in healthcare

Linda Shiue, MD

San Francisco, California

Linda Shiue, MD

Internal Medicine and Culinary Medicine


As both an internal medicine physician and chef, Dr. Shiue is the first director of culinary medicine at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco. She is the founder of Thrive Kitchen, a teaching kitchen for patients to support her philosophy that the best medicine is prevention. Dr. Shiue has served as faculty at the University of California San Francisco and Stanford University, and serves on the board of the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. Her widely published food writing and frequent interviews on television and in print inspired her first cookbook, “Spicebox Kitchen: Eat Well and Be Healthy with Globally Inspired, Vegetable-Forward Recipes.” Cooking classes led by Dr. Shiue showcase seasonal produce lavishly flavored with spices and fresh herbs.

Education and Training

  • Culinary Arts Certificate, San Francisco Cooking School, 2016
  • Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition, Cornell University, 2015
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of California at San Francisco, 2001
  • Medical Degree, Brown University, 1998
  • Bachelor of Arts - Medical Anthropology, Brown University, 1994

Professional Highlights

  • Member, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, 2017-present
  • Member, Harvard School of Public Health and Culinary Institute of America Teaching Kitchen Collaborative, 2016-present
  • Director, Culinary Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, 2016-present


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