George Sawaya, MD

Obstetrician and gynecologist

Dr. George Sawaya is an obstetrician-gynecologist and a professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. His main research interest is in cervical cancer screening with particular interest in screening older women, cost-effectiveness and cost-utility as well as new approaches to population-based screening. He is the director San Francisco General Hospital's Colposcopy and Cervical Dysplasia Clinic.

Sawaya earned a medical degree at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, his internship and residency at UCSF and a fellowship in UCSF's Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He is a lecturer and author or coauthor of articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.

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Vanderbilt 1990

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Kinney WK, Perkins RB, Sawaya GF. Equal Management of Equal Risks: What Should be Used as the Standard for Cervical Cancer Prevention? J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2018 May 22.
  2. Averbach S, Silverberg MJ, Leyden W, Smith-McCune K, Raine-Bennett T, Sawaya GF. Recent Intrauterine device use and the risk of precancerous cervical lesions and cervical cancer. Contraception. 2018 Apr 16.
  3. Henderson JT, Webber EM, Sawaya GF. Screening for Ovarian Cancer: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2018 02 13; 319(6):595-606.

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