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About Monica Tincopa, MD, MS

Monica Tincopa, MD, MS, is a board-certified physician who practices general and transplant hepatology including the care of cirrhosis, evaluation for liver transplant, post-liver transplant care, viral hepatitis, autoimmune and genetic liver conditions, alcohol-related liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (advanced NAFLD).

She enjoys working collaboratively with patients and their families to create an optimal plan of care. She is honored to have the opportunity to work with patients through challenging medical issues and to assist in evaluation for liver transplant.

Dr. Tincopa completed fellowships in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology at University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor. She completed an internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore where she also earned her medical degree. Dr. Tincopa also obtained a master's degree in clinical research from University of Michigan.

She is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), the American Society of Transplantation (AST), the American Gastroenterological Society (AGA) and the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG).

In her free time, Dr. Tincopa enjoys traveling to new places and fitness activities including running, hiking, surfing and climbing.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Center for Transplantation.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Residency

  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship

  • University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Master's Degree

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2022-08-19

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology
  • American Board of Obesity

Conditions and Treatments

  • Scarring of the Liver (Cirrhosis)
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Transplant Hepatology
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
  • Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted