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Katherine Fuh


Gynecologic oncologist

About me

Cisgender woman

Pronouns: She | Her | Hers

Dr. Katherine Fuh is a gynecologic oncologist who specializes in diagnosing and managing cancers of the female reproductive system, including advanced ovarian and uterine cancers. Her expertise includes chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy.

Fuh earned her medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Stanford University, where she also earned a doctorate in cancer biology. She completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology through a joint program of UCSF and Stanford Medicine.

As a physician-scientist, Fuh studies how to improve outcomes for patients with ovarian or uterine cancer. She is nationally known for her use of molecular biomarkers (measurable biological indicators of disease) to guide and personalize therapy. Her laboratory focuses on identifying biomarkers associated with treatment resistance in patients with ovarian cancer and developing targeted therapies to overcome the resistance. She has been involved in numerous clinical trials (studies that use human volunteers to evaluate promising treatments) and is the principal investigator for one of the first clinical trials of a new drug for patients with treatment-resistant metastatic ovarian cancer. She is also the principal investigator on multiple research projects that received grants from various federal funders and foundations. She has published many scientific papers on gynecologic cancers, and her research has advanced how doctors approach treating these diseases.

Prior to joining UCSF, Fuh was a faculty member at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. In addition to directing translational and basic research there, she was an integral member of the division of gynecologic cancer and the cancer center.

  • Education

    Georgetown University School of Medicine, MD, 2005

  • Residencies

    Stanford University, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2009

  • Fellowships

    Stanford University, Gynecologic Oncology, 2012

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

I feel privileged to care for people in their times of need.

Where I see patients (2)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    40 Ratings
    About our process
    Jul 28, 2023
    Dr. Fuh is exceptional. She's brilliant caring explains everything in a thorough and thoughtful manner. I am so fortunate to have as my oncologist.
    Jun 22, 2023
    Dr Fuh is amazing. Thoughtful caring and hopeful
    Jun 17, 2023
    Dr.Fuh is a great doctor!
    Jun 04, 2023
    Dr Katherine Fuh is a gem. Truly the kind of doctor everyone hopes for
    Apr 29, 2023
    Dr. Fuh is truly exceptional. She is willing to listen and is not only empathetic she is truly understanding and caring. I feel lucky to be in her care.
    Apr 06, 2023
    Dr. Katherine Fuh is an amazing doctor. She is not only brilliant but also caring concerned and empathetic. I feel lucky to be in her care.
    Mar 19, 2023
    She's wonderful!
    Jan 25, 2023
    Dr. Fuh is a brilliant physician. She is also kind and an excellent communicator.
    Dec 05, 2022
    I have recommended Dr Fuh
    Sep 19, 2022
    Dr Fuh gave great details about my issues and explained where I could understand. She showed me the level of concern by taking expedited action. Very thorough!
    Decorative Caduceus

    AVB-500 (Batiraxcept) in Combination With Paclitaxel in Recurrent High Grade Uterine Cancer

    -Graded by CTCAE v.5.


    Decorative Caduceus

    Testing the Addition of Ipatasertib to the Usual Chemotherapy Treatment (Paclitaxel and Carbopl...

    The number of patients with dose limiting toxicities will be summarized by dose level.