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Sharon Knight, M.D.

Director of the Women's Continence Center

Dr. Sharon Knight is a urogynecologist at the Continence Center in the UCSF Women's Health Center. Knight received her medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine, completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Pittsburgh, and a fellowship in urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery at the University of Tennessee. She is a specialist in urogynecology, with expertise in incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.


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 Sharon Knight


University of Alabama-Birmingham 1994


University of Pittsburgh Medical, Obstetrics/Gynecology 1995


University of Pittsburgh Medical, Obstetrics/Gynecology 1998
University of Tennessee, Urogynecology 2000

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Autry AM, Knight S, Lester F, Dubowitz G, Byamugisha J, Nsubuga Y, Muyingo M, Korn A. Teaching surgical skills using video internet communication in a resource-limited setting. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jul; 122(1):127-31.
  2. Knight S, Luft J, Nakagawa S, Katzman WB. Comparisons of pelvic floor muscle performance, anxiety, quality of life and life stress in women with dry overactive bladder compared with asymptomatic women. BJU Int. 2012 Jun; 109(11):1685-9.
  3. Wu JM, Fulton RG, Amundsen CL, Knight SK, Kuppermann M. Patient preferences for different severities of and treatments for overactive bladder. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jul; 17(4):184-9.
  4. Frick AC, Huang AJ, Van den Eeden SK, Knight SK, Creasman JM, Yang J, Ragins AI, Thom DH, Brown JS. Mixed urinary incontinence: greater impact on quality of life. J Urol. 2009 Aug; 182(2):596-600.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.