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Lena Kim, M.D.


Dr. Lena Kim's patient care and research interests include fetal ultrasound, HIV/AIDS in pregnancy, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, maternal heart disease, medical education, placental abnormalities and prenatal diagnosis.

Kim attended Harvard Medical School before coming to UCSF, where she completed her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology, followed by a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine.


Prenatal Diagnostic Center
1825 Fourth St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 476-4080
Fax: (415) 353-4077

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

Prenatal Diagnostic Center at Greenbrae
1300 South Eliseo Dr., Suite 200
Greenbrae, CA 94994
Phone: (415) 353-3150
Fax: (415) 461-4959

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Harvard School of Medicine 2000


UCSF Medical Center, Obstetrics and Gynecology 2004


UCSF Medical Center, Maternal-Fetal Medicine 2011

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Kim LH, Arinaitwe E, Nzarubara B, Kamya MR, Clark TD, Okong P, Charlebois ED, Havlir DV, Cohan D. Acceptability and feasibility of serial HIV antibody testing during pregnancy/postpartum and male partner testing in Tororo, Uganda. AIDS Care. 2014; 26(3):360-6.
  2. Kim LH, Cohan DL, Sparks TN, Pilliod RA, Arinaitwe E, Caughey AB. The cost-effectiveness of repeat HIV testing during pregnancy in a resource-limited setting. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Jun 1; 63(2):195-200.
  3. Kim LH, Cheng YW, Delaney S, Jelin AC, Caughey AB. Is preeclampsia associated with an increased risk of cesarean delivery if labor is induced? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2010 May; 23(5):383-8.
  4. Sambol NC, Harper CC, Kim L, Liu CY, Darney P, Raine TR. Pharmacokinetics of single-dose levonorgestrel in adolescents. Contraception. 2006 Aug; 74(2):104-9.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.