Alison Jacoby, MD

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

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

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

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Perinatal Specialties at Mission Bay — Fourth Street
1825 Fourth St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Gynecology: (415) 885-7788
Obstetrics: (415) 353-2566
Gynecology Fax: (415) 353-9550
Obstetrics Fax: (415) 353-2496

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

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Professor

More about Alison Jacoby

Education

Harvard School of Medicine 1992

Residencies

Tufts-New England Medical Center, OB/GYN 1996

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Redberg RF, Jacoby AF, Sharfstein JM. Power Morcellators, Postmarketing Surveillance, and the US Food and Drug Administration. JAMA. 2017 Jul 25; 318(4):325-326.
  2. Parker W, Berek JS, Pritts E, Olive D, Kaunitz AM, Chalas E, Clarke-Pearson D, Goff B, Bristow R, Taylor HS, Farias-Eisner R, Fader AN, Maxwell GL, Goodwin SC, Love S, Gibbons WE, Foshag LJ, Leppert PC, Norsigian J, Nager CW, Johnson T, Guzick DS, As-Sanie S, Paulson RJ, Farquhar C, Bradley L, Scheib SA, Bilchik AJ, Rice LW, Dionne C, Jacoby A, Ascher-Walsh C, Kilpatrick SJ, Adamson GD, Siedhoff M, Israel R, Paraiso MF, Frumovitz MM, Lurain JR, Al-Hendy A, Benrubi GI, Raman SS, Kho RM, Anderson TL, Reynolds RK, DeLancey J. An Open Letter to the Food and Drug Administration Regarding the Use of Morcellation Procedures in Women Having Surgery for Presumed Uterine Myomas. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 23(3):303-8.
  3. Jacoby VL, Kohi MP, Poder L, Jacoby A, Lager J, Schembri M, Rieke V, Grady D, Vittinghoff E, Coakley FV. PROMISe trial: a pilot, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound for uterine fibroids. Fertil Steril. 2016 Mar; 105(3):773-780.

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