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Elena Gates, M.D.

Obstetrician and gynecologist

Dr. Elena Gates is an obstetrician and gynecologist in the UCSF Women's Health offices in Daly City and in the UCSF Women's Health Center at the Mount Zion campus. She has a special interest in medical ethics relating to women's health care and reproduction.

Gates is chief of the division of general gynecology in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. She graduated from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and completed her residency at UCSF.

Clinics

Obstetrics & Gynecology Services at Mission Bay
1500 Owens St., Suite 380
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-4600
Fax: (415) 353-2288

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

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

UC San Diego School of Medicine 1981

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Obstetrics and Gynecology 1985

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Barger MK, Dunn JT, Bearman S, DeLain M, Gates E. A survey of access to trial of labor in California hospitals in 2012. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2013; 13:83.
  2. Sharma H, Johnstone EB, Gates E, Sohn SH, Huddleston HG, Fujimoto VY. Asian immigrants to the United States are less likely to donate cryopreserved embryos for research use. Fertil Steril. 2011 Apr; 95(5):1672-6.
  3. Lo B, Parham L, Cedars M, Fisher S, Gates E, Giudice L, Halme DG, Hershon W, Kriegstein A, Rao R, Roberts C, Wagner R. Research ethics. NIH guidelines for stem cell research and gamete donors. Science. 2010 Feb 19; 327(5968):962-3.
  4. Lo B, Parham L, Alvarez-Buylla A, Cedars M, Conklin B, Fisher S, Gates E, Giudice L, Halme DG, Hershon W, Kriegstein A, Kwok PY, Wagner R. Cloning mice and men: prohibiting the use of iPS cells for human reproductive cloning. Cell Stem Cell. 2010 Jan 8; 6(1):16-20.
  5. Lo B, Parham L, Broom C, Cedars M, Gates E, Giudice L, Halme DG, Hershon W, Kriegstein A, Kwok PY, Oberman M, Roberts C, Wagner R. Importing human pluripotent stem cell lines derived at another institution: tailoring review to ethical concerns. Cell Stem Cell. 2009 Feb 6; 4(2):115-23.
  6. Kuppermann M, Norton ME, Gates E, Gregorich SE, Learman LA, Nakagawa S, Feldstein VA, Lewis J, Washington AE, Nease RF. Computerized prenatal genetic testing decision-assisting tool: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Jan; 113(1):53-63.
  7. Lyerly AD, Steinhauser K, Voils C, Namey E, Alexander C, Bankowski B, Cook-Deegan R, Dodson WC, Gates E, Jungheim ES, McGovern PG, Myers ER, Osborn B, Schlaff W, Sugarman J, Tulsky JA, Walmer D, Faden RR, Wallach E. Fertility patients' views about frozen embryo disposition: results of a multi-institutional U.S. survey. Fertil Steril. 2010 Feb; 93(2):499-509.
  8. 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.
  9. Learman LA, Kuppermann M, Gates E, Gregorich SE, Lewis J, Washington AE. Predictors of hysterectomy in women with common pelvic problems: a uterine survival analysis. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Apr; 204(4):633-41.
  10. Kuppermann M, Learman LA, Gates E, Gregorich SE, Nease RF, Lewis J, Washington AE. Beyond race or ethnicity and socioeconomic status: predictors of prenatal testing for Down syndrome. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 May; 107(5):1087-97.
  11. Lo B, Zettler P, Cedars MI, Gates E, Kriegstein AR, Oberman M, Reijo Pera R, Wagner RM, Wuerth MT, Wolf LE, Yamamoto KR. A new era in the ethics of human embryonic stem cell research. Stem Cells. 2005 Nov-Dec; 23(10):1454-9.
  12. Learman LA, Drey EA, Gates EA, Kang MS, Washington AE, Kuppermann M. Abortion attitudes of pregnant women in prenatal care. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Jun; 192(6):1939-45; discussion 1945-7.
  13. Lo B, Chou V, Cedars MI, Gates E, Taylor RN, Wagner RM, Wolf L, Yamamoto KR. Informed consent in human oocyte, embryo, and embryonic stem cell research. Fertil Steril. 2004 Sep; 82(3):559-63.
  14. Kuppermann M, Nease Jr RF, Gates E, Learman LA, Blumberg B, Gildengorin V, Washington AE. How do women of diverse backgrounds value prenatal testing outcomes? Prenat Diagn. 2004 Jun; 24(6):424-9.
  15. Gates EA. Communicating risk in prenatal genetic testing. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2004 May-Jun; 49(3):220-7.
  16. Lo B, Chou V, Cedars MI, Gates E, Taylor RN, Wagner RM, Wolf L, Yamamoto KR. Medicine. Consent from donors for embryo and stem cell research. Science. 2003 Aug 15; 301(5635):921.
  17. Learman LA, Kuppermann M, Gates E, Nease RF, Gildengorin V, Washington AE. Social and familial context of prenatal genetic testing decisions: are there racial/ethnic differences? Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2003 May 15; 119C(1):19-26.
  18. Lyerly AD, Gates EA, Cefalo RC, Sugarman J. Toward the ethical evaluation and use of maternal-fetal surgery. Obstet Gynecol. 2001 Oct; 98(4):689-97.
  19. Kuppermann M, Nease RF, Learman LA, Gates E, Blumberg B, Washington AE. Procedure-related miscarriages and Down syndrome-affected births: implications for prenatal testing based on women's preferences. Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Oct; 96(4):511-6.
  20. Gates E. Ethical considerations in the incorporation of new technologies into gynecologic practice. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Sep; 43(3):540-50.

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