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Leslee Subak, M.D.

Urogynecologist

Dr. Leslee Subak is a urogynecologist at the UCSF Women's Continence Center in the Women's Health Center. A graduate of Stanford Medical School, Subak completed her residency and fellowship at UCSF. Subak's practice offers an integrated and comprehensive approach to problems related to pelvic floor dysfunction and incontinence.

Clinics

Center for Pelvic Physiology
2330 Post St., Suite 260
San Francisco, CA 94115
Urinary Incontinence and Urodynamics Testing: (415) 885-7788
All Other Appointments: (415) 885-7673
Fax: (415) 885-7678

Hours: Office open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Appointment hours vary

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.

Women's Continence Center
2356 Sutter St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-1754
Phone: (415) 885-7788
Toll-free: (877) 366-8532
Fax: (415) 353-9550

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

Conditions & Treatments

More about Leslee Subak

Education

Stanford University 1991

Residencies

UCSF, OB/GYN 1995

Fellowships

UCSF, Urogynecology and Pelvic 1997

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Leahey TM, Thomas G, Fava JL, Subak LL, Schembri M, Krupel K, Kumar R, Weinberg B, Wing RR. Adding evidence-based behavioral weight loss strategies to a statewide wellness campaign: a randomized clinical trial. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul; 104(7):1300-6.
  2. Huang AJ, Jenny HE, Chesney MA, Schembri M, Subak LL. A group-based yoga therapy intervention for urinary incontinence in women: a pilot randomized trial. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2014 May-Jun; 20(3):147-54.
  3. Huang AJ, Subak LL. What constitutes an adequate evaluation of device-guided breathing? JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Apr 1; 174(4):637.
  4. Fehniger JE, Brown JS, Creasman JM, Van Den Eeden SK, Thom DH, Subak LL, Huang AJ. Childbirth and female sexual function later in life. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Nov; 122(5):988-97.
  5. Hess R, Huang AJ, Richter HE, Ghetti CC, Sung VW, Barrett-Connor E, Gregory WT, Pinkerton JV, Bradley CS, Kraus SR, Rogers RG, Subak LL, Johnson KC, Arya LA, Schembri M, Brown JS. Long-term efficacy and safety of questionnaire-based initiation of urgency urinary incontinence treatment. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Sep; 209(3):244.e1-9.
  6. Imhoff LR, Brown JS, Creasman JM, Subak LL, Van den Eeden SK, Thom DH, Varma MG, Huang AJ. Fecal incontinence decreases sexual quality of life, but does not prevent sexual activity in women. Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Oct; 55(10):1059-65.
  7. O'Brien EM, Fava J, Subak LL, Stone K, Hart CN, Demos K, Wing R. Sleep duration and weight loss among overweight/obese women enrolled in a behavioral weight loss program. Nutr Diabetes. 2012; 2:e43.
  8. Copeland KL, Brown JS, Creasman JM, Van Den Eeden SK, Subak LL, Thom DH, Ferrara A, Huang AJ. Diabetes mellitus and sexual function in middle-aged and older women. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Aug; 120(2 Pt 1):331-40.
  9. Subak LL, Marinilli Pinto A, Wing RR, Nakagawa S, Kusek JW, Herman WH, Kuppermann M. Decrease in urinary incontinence management costs in women enrolled in a clinical trial of weight loss to treat urinary incontinence. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Aug; 120(2 Pt 1):277-83.
  10. Huang AJ, Hess R, Arya LA, Richter HE, Subak LL, Bradley CS, Rogers RG, Myers DL, Johnson KC, Gregory WT, Kraus SR, Schembri M, Brown JS. Pharmacologic treatment for urgency-predominant urinary incontinence in women diagnosed using a simplified algorithm: a randomized trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 May; 206(5):444.e1-11.
  11. Phelan S, Kanaya AM, Subak LL, Hogan PE, Espeland MA, Wing RR, Burgio KL, DiLillo V, Gorin AA, West DS, Brown JS. Weight loss prevents urinary incontinence in women with type 2 diabetes: results from the Look AHEAD trial. J Urol. 2012 Mar; 187(3):939-44.
  12. Myers DL, Sung VW, Richter HE, Creasman J, Subak LL. Prolapse symptoms in overweight and obese women before and after weight loss. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jan-Feb; 18(1):55-9.
  13. Pinto AM, Subak LL, Nakagawa S, Vittinghoff E, Wing RR, Kusek JW, Herman WH, West DS, Kuppermann M. The effect of weight loss on changes in health-related quality of life among overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence. Qual Life Res. 2012 Dec; 21(10):1685-94.
  14. Whitcomb EL, Subak LL. Effect of weight loss on urinary incontinence in women. Open Access J Urol. 2011; 3:123-32.
  15. Markland AD, Richter HE, Burgio KL, Myers DL, Hernandez AL, Subak LL. Weight loss improves fecal incontinence severity in overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence. Int Urogynecol J. 2011 Sep; 22(9):1151-7.
  16. Pinto AM, Kuppermann M, Nakagawa S, Vittinghoff E, Wing RR, Kusek JW, Herman WH, Subak LL. Comparison and correlates of three preference-based health-related quality-of-life measures among overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence. Qual Life Res. 2011 Dec; 20(10):1655-62.
  17. Nygaard I, Chai TC, Cundiff GW, Delancey JO, Fitzgerald MP, Heit M, Moalli P, Richter HE, Subak L, Swift S. Summary of research recommendations from the inaugural american urogynecologic society research summit. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jan; 17(1):4-7.
  18. Rortveit G, Subak LL, Thom DH, Creasman JM, Vittinghoff E, Van Den Eeden SK, Brown JS. Urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in a population-based, racially diverse cohort: prevalence and risk factors. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2010 Sep; 16(5):278-83.
  19. Wing RR, West DS, Grady D, Creasman JM, Richter HE, Myers D, Burgio KL, Franklin F, Gorin AA, Vittinghoff E, Macer J, Kusek JW, Subak LL. Effect of weight loss on urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women: results at 12 and 18 months. J Urol. 2010 Sep; 184(3):1005-10.
  20. Thom DH, Brown JS, Schembri M, Ragins AI, Subak LL, Van Den Eeden SK. Incidence of and risk factors for change in urinary incontinence status in a prospective cohort of middle-aged and older women: the reproductive risk of incontinence study in Kaiser. J Urol. 2010 Oct; 184(4):1394-401.

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