Karen Smith-McCune, MD

Obstetrician and gynecologist

Dr. Karen K. Smith-McCune, an obstetrician and gynecologist, is the director of the Dysplasia Clinic at UCSF. She has a special interest in abnormal pap smears, cervical precancer, cervical cancer screening, human papillomavirus virus and vulvar disease. One of her research goals is to identify drugs that merit clinical testing for treatment of cervical dysplasia or cancer as well as to improve tests used by clinicians to quickly and accurately distinguish low-grade cervical dysplasias from high-grade ones.

In addition to treating patients, Smith-McCune is the John Kerner Endowed Chair of Gynecologic Oncology and a professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences. Smith-McCune completed her medical degree at Stanford University and her residency and fellowship at UCSF.

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Stanford University School of Medicine 1986