Felicia Lester, MD

Obstetrician and gynecologist

Dr. Felicia Lester's interests include global women's health and reproductive health, particularly preventable causes of maternal mortality, such as access to reproductive health services and family planning, and prevention and treatment of obstetrical hemorrhage.

Clinics

Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mission Bay — Owens Street
1500 Owens St., Suite 380
San Francisco, CA 94158
Gynecology: (415) 353-4600
Obstetrics: (415) 353-2566
Fax: (415) 353-2288

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

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.

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Felicia Lester

Education

UCSF School of Medicine 2003

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center 2009

Fellowships

Brigham & Womens Hospital 2011

Selected Research and Publications

  1. El Ayadi A, Nalubwama H, Barageine J, Neilands TB, Obore S, Byamugisha J, Kakaire O, Mwanje H, Korn A, Lester F, Miller S. Development and preliminary validation of a post-fistula repair reintegration instrument among Ugandan women. Reprod Health. 2017 Sep 02; 14(1):109.
  2. Averbach S, Kakaire O, Kayiga H, Lester F, Sokoloff A, Byamugisha J, Dehlendorf C, Steinauer J. Immediate versus delayed postpartum use of levonorgestrel contraceptive implants: a randomized controlled trial in Uganda. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jun 10.
  3. Lester F, Kakaire O, Byamugisha J, Averbach S, Fortin J, Maurer R, Goldberg A. Intracesarean insertion of the Copper T380A versus 6 weeks postcesarean: a randomized clinical trial. Contraception. 2015 Mar; 91(3):198-203.
  4. 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.
  5. Lester FC, Farmer DL, Rabban JT, Chen LM. Radical trachelectomy for clear cell carcinoma of the cervix in a 6-year old: a case report, review, and description of the surgical technique. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Aug; 45(8):E1-5.
  6. Miller S, Turan JM, Dau K, Fathalla M, Mourad M, Sutherland T, Hamza S, Lester F, Gibson EB, Gipson R, Nada K, Hensleigh P. Use of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) to reduce blood loss and time to recovery from shock for women with obstetric haemorrhage in Egypt. Glob Public Health. 2007; 2(2):110-24.
  7. Miller S, Hamza S, Bray EH, Lester F, Nada K, Gibson R, Fathalla M, Mourad M, Fathy A, Turan JM, Dau KQ, Nasshar I, Elshair I, Hensleigh P. First aid for obstetric haemorrhage: the pilot study of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment in Egypt. BJOG. 2006 Apr; 113(4):424-9.
  8. Miller S, Lester F, Webster M, Cowan B. Obstetric fistula: a preventable tragedy. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2005 Jul-Aug; 50(4):286-94.
  9. Miller S, Lester F, Hensleigh P. Prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage: new advances for low-resource settings. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2004 Jul-Aug; 49(4):283-92.

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