Sara Whetstone, MD

Obstetrician and gynecologist

Sara Whetsone is an obstetrician and gynecologist at UCSF's Mount Zion campus. She specializes in the care of underserved women, medical education, health disparities, workforce diversity, family planning, fibroids, patient-centered clinical care and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

She is also a clinical instructor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the UCSF School of Medicine, as well as the assistant residency director in the obstetrics and gynecology department.

Whetsone completed her B.A. in community health at Brown University in Providence, R.I., her medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., and did her residency at UCSF.


Obstetrics and Gynecology Services at Mount Zion
2356 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Obstetrics: (415) 353-2566
Gynecology: (415) 885-7788
Obstetrics Fax: (415) 353-2496
Gynecology Fax: (415) 353-9550

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

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Sara Whetstone


Yale University School of Medicine 2009


UCSF Medical Center 2013

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Whetstone S, Autry M. Linking Global Health to Local Health within an Ob/Gyn Residency Program. AMA J Ethics. 2018 Mar 01; 20(1):253-260.
  2. Chen CCG, Dougherty A, Whetstone S, Mama ST, Larkins-Pettigrew M, Raine SP, Autry AM. Competency-Based Objectives in Global Underserved Women's Health for Medical Trainees. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Oct; 130(4):836-842.

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