Jessica Opoku-Anane, MD


Dr. Jessica Opoku-Anane is a minimally invasive gynecologist who specializes in the treatment of fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, chronic pelvic pain, endometriosis, intrauterine scarring (Asherman's Syndrome), prolapse, and ovarian pathology.

Opoku-Anane attended Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, followed by residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. She completed a fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at George Washington University.

Opoku-Anane is an assistant professor in the UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. Her research interests include methods to make gynecologic surgery safer as well as improving treatments for endometriosis and fibroids.


Berkeley Outpatient Center
3100 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Phone: (510) 985-5020

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.

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.

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Jessica Opoku-Anane


Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2009


Brigham and Women's Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology 2013


George Washington University School of Medicine, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery 2015

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Clark NV, Wang KC, Opoku-Anane J, Hill-Lydecker CI, Vitonis AF, Einarsson JI, Cohen SL. The menstrual cycle and blood loss during laparoscopic myomectomy. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2017 Dec; 96(12):1446-1452.
  2. Ito TE, Vargas MV, Moawad GN, Opoku-Anane J, Shu MK, Marfori CQ, Robinson JK. Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy for Uteri Greater Than One Kilogram. JSLS. 2017 Jan-Mar; 21(1).
  3. Vargas MV, Moawad G, Denny K, Happ L, Misa NY, Margulies S, Opoku-Anane J, Abi Khalil E, Marfori C. Transferability of Virtual Reality, Simulation-Based, Robotic Suturing Skills to a Live Porcine Model in Novice Surgeons: A Single-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2017 Mar - Apr; 24(3):420-425.

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