Julia Isen RN MS FNP

Associate Clinical Professor
University of California – San Francisco (UCSF)


Julia is deeply committed to providing personalized and comprehensive care to her patients. With over 20 year of experience in primary care, women's health and bioidentical hormones, as well as integrative and holistic medicine, she recognizes that "good health" requires achieving emotional, psychological, physical and cognitive well-being in addition to optimal management of one's medical conditions. In alignment with this approach, Julia encourages patients to share their treatment preferences and concerns in creating the optimal treatment plan.

Julia sees patients at Cavallo Point Lodge (Sausalito) and San Francisco offices.

Julia is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Associate Clinical Professor in the Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program (GPCNP) at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF). She worked at the UCSF Women’s Health Center primary care practice for over 10 years.

Since 1998, Julia has served as a volunteer Associate Clinical Professor for the UCSF School of Nursing in their AGPCNP Program and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner program. In addition, she supervised UCSF Nurse Practitioner students at the UCSF General Internal Medicine clinical practice, UCSF Women's Health Center, and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center since 1998.

Julia is interested in international health and volunteer, providing medical care in Nepal with the Himalayan Rescue Association and in Tibet with One Path Medical. In 2017, she joined the board of Directors of One Path Medical, a 501c3 which is focused on providing medical care in Tibet. More locally, she is involved with a 501c3 called One Kid at a Time, which is located in Marin City, California and focused on preparing young people for successful and fulfilling lives by improving health and wellness through lifestyle change and psychosocial support. The foundation also provides programs of obesity and obesity related diseases.

Julia graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of San Francisco where she earned a Master's of Science in Nursing, a Family Nurse Practitioner degree and Clinical Nurse Specialist certification. She completed a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing and Biology at Northeastern University. Julia has been a member of the AANP since 1997 and speaks conversational level Spanish.