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.