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Alison F. Jacoby


Director, Gynecologic Surgery
Director of the Comprehensive Fibroid Center

Dr. Alison Jacoby is an obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in treating fibroids, with a focus on alternatives to hysterectomy and minimally invasive surgical techniques. She founded the UCSF Comprehensive Fibroid Center to provide personalized care for women with fibroids. She also provides prenatal care but no longer delivers babies.

Jacoby's research focuses on new treatments for fibroids as well as on understanding factors that contribute to patients’ decisions on fibroid therapy.

Jacoby earned her medical degree at Harvard Medical School and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Tufts Medical Center. She joined UCSF in 1997.

  • Education

    Harvard Medical School, 1992

  • Residencies

    Tufts Medical Center, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1996

  • Board Certifications

    Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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