Andrea Jackson, MD

Obstetrician and gynecologist

Dr. Andrea Jackson is an obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in family planning, specifically in caring for women with chronic illnesses who want contraception. She sees patients at UCSF's Mount Zion campus.

Jackson is an assistant professor of clinical obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the UCSF School of Medicine. Her research interests include how health care providers can impact racial and ethnic disparities in family planning and improving reproductive outcomes of African-American women.

Jackson earned her B.S. in engineering at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., and received a medical degree from Harvard University in Boston, Mass. She completed her residency at Brigham and Woman's Hospital in Boston, Mass., followed by a fellowship in family planning at UCSF. She also earned a M.A. in clinical research at UCSF.

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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.

More about Andrea Jackson


Harvard School of Medicine 2007


Brigham and Womens Hospital , Obstetrics and Gynecology 2011


UCSF Medical Center, Family Planning 2013

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Jackson AV, Wang LF, Morse J. Racial and ethnic differences in contraception use and obstetric outcomes: A review. Semin Perinatol. 2017 Aug; 41(5):273-277.
  2. Premkumar A, Brown K, Mengesha B, Jackson AV. Abortion and contemporary hip-hop: a thematic analysis of lyrics from 1990-2015. Contraception. 2017 Jul; 96(1):30-35.
  3. Morse JE, Ramesh S, Jackson A. Reassessing Unintended Pregnancy: Toward a Patient-centered Approach to Family Planning. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2017 Mar; 44(1):27-40.
  4. Premkumar A, Nseyo O, Jackson AV. Connecting Police Violence With Reproductive Health. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jan; 129(1):153-156.
  5. Jackson AV, Karasek D, Dehlendorf C, Foster DG. Racial and ethnic differences in women's preferences for features of contraceptive methods. Contraception. 2016 May; 93(5):406-11.
  6. Sufrin C, Oxnard T, Goldenson J, Simonson K, Jackson A. Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives for Incarcerated Women: Feasibility and Safety of On-Site Provision. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2015 Dec; 47(4):203-11.
  7. Foster DG, Grossman D, Turok DK, Peipert JF, Prine L, Schreiber CA, Jackson AV, Barar RE, Schwarz EB. Interest in and experience with IUD self-removal. Contraception. 2014 Jul; 90(1):54-9.
  8. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 135: Second-trimester abortion. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jun; 121(6):1394-406.
  9. Jackson AV, Dayananda I, Fortin JM, Fitzmaurice G, Goldberg AB. Can women accurately assess the outcome of medical abortion based on symptoms alone? Contraception. 2012 Feb; 85(2):192-7.

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