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Alison Jacoby, M.D.

Director of the Comprehensive Fibroid Center
Obstetrician and gynecologist

Dr. Alison Jacoby is a gynecologist at UCSF Women's Health at Mount Zion who specializes in fibroids, their treatment, alternatives to hysterectomy and minimally invasive surgery techniques. Jacoby founded the UCSF Comprehensive Fibroid Center to provide personalized care and treatment for women with fibroids. She also provides prenatal care but no longer delivers babies.

Jacoby's research focuses on new treatments for fibroids and understanding factors that contribute to decisions by women about fibroid therapy. Jacoby earned a medical degree at Harvard School of Medicine and completed a residency at Tufts-New England Medical Center in 1996. She joined UCSF Medical Center in 1997.

Clinics

Comprehensive Fibroid Center
2356 Sutter St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-1648
Phone: (415) 885-7788
Fax: (415) 353-9550

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Obstetrics and Gynecology Services at Mount Zion
2356 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Obstetrics: (415) 353-2566
Gynecology: (415) 885-7788
Obstetrics Fax: (415) 353-2496
Gynecology Fax: (415) 353-9550

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

More about Alison Jacoby

Education

Harvard School of Medicine 1992

Residencies

Tufts-New England Medical Center, OB/GYN 1996

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Kuppermann M, Learman LA, Schembri M, Gregorich SE, Jackson RA, Jacoby A, Lewis J, Washington AE. Contributions of hysterectomy and uterus-preserving surgery to health-related quality of life. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jul; 122(1):15-25.
  2. Lai J, Caughey AB, Qidwai GI, Jacoby AF. Neonatal outcomes in women with sonographically identified uterine leiomyomata. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Jun; 25(6):710-3.
  3. Learman LA, Gregorich SE, Schembri M, Jacoby A, Jackson RA, Kuppermann M. Symptom resolution after hysterectomy and alternative treatments for chronic pelvic pain: does depression make a difference? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Mar; 204(3):269.e1-9.
  4. Learman LA, Nakagawa S, Gregorich SE, Jackson RA, Jacoby A, Kuppermann M. Success of uterus-preserving treatments for abnormal uterine bleeding, chronic pelvic pain, and symptomatic fibroids: age and bridges to menopause. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Mar; 204(3):272.e1-7.
  5. Kuppermann M, Learman LA, Schembri M, Gregorich SE, Jackson R, Jacoby A, Lewis J, Washington AE. Predictors of hysterectomy use and satisfaction. Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Mar; 115(3):543-51.
  6. Jacoby VL, Autry A, Jacobson G, Domush R, Nakagawa S, Jacoby A. Nationwide use of laparoscopic hysterectomy compared with abdominal and vaginal approaches. Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Nov; 114(5):1041-8.
  7. Kuppermann M, Learman LA, Schembri M, Gregorich S, Jacoby A, Jackson RA, Gates E, Wassel-Fyr C, Lewis J, Washington AE. Effect of noncancerous pelvic problems on health-related quality of life and sexual functioning. Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Sep; 110(3):633-42.
  8. Qidwai GI, Caughey AB, Jacoby AF. Obstetric outcomes in women with sonographically identified uterine leiomyomata. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Feb; 107(2 Pt 1):376-82.
  9. Steinauer J, Pritts EA, Jackson R, Jacoby AF. Systematic review of mifepristone for the treatment of uterine leiomyomata. Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Jun; 103(6):1331-6.
  10. Wolanske KA, Gordon RL, Wilson MW, Kerlan RK, LaBerge JM, Jacoby AF. Coil embolization of a tuboovarian anastomosis before uterine artery embolization to prevent nontarget particle embolization of the ovary. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2003 Oct; 14(10):1333-8.
  11. Wolanske KA, Gordon RL, Kerlan RK, Wilson MW, LaBerge JM, Jacoby AF. Reversal of flow in the ovarian artery during uterine artery embolization. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2003 Jun; 14(6):785-7.

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