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

  • Academic Title


Clinics I work with

Comprehensive Fibroid Center

Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building

1825 Fourth St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

1500 Owens St., Suite 380
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews


Overall Experience
148 Reviews
I feel very lucky to have met Dr. Jacoby. She will be doing my surgery and I feel like I have finally found someone I trust and someone who respects me.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
147 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
147 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
144 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
147 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
148 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
148 Reviews