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Obstetrics, Gynecology & Gynecologic Subspecialties

Dana R. Gossett, MD, MSCI
Dana R. Gossett, MD, MSCI

Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Pediatric Gynecology
Professor and Grace Marie Waldrop Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division Director
Vice Chair for UCSF Health Regional Women’s Health Strategy

If a patient, please do not contact this physician by email without her prior expressed consent due to confidentiality concerns.

Read a recent interview with Dr. Gossett about post-partum care that appears in the Huffington Post.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

2356 Sutter Street, J-140
San Francisco, CA 94143

Practice Location: Mt. Zion, Mission Bay: UCSF Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building;
Labor & Delivery, UCSF Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital
Practice Phone: 415/885-7788
Fax: 415/353-9509
Academic Assistant: 415/353-7193

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Gossett cares for both obstetric and gynecologic patients and staffs the Labor and Delivery unit at the Mission Bay campus. Her primary research interests include peripartum mental health disorders, obstetric perineal trauma, and compliance with evidence-based practice guidelines. She is also an active teacher and has developed novel training programs for obstetrics residents in cesarean delivery, forceps-assisted delivery, and circumcision.


1994 Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA B.A. Biology,  Focus: Neuroscience
1998 University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA M.D. Medicine
2002 The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Residency Gynecology and Obstetrics
2002 Univ. of Michigan Post-Doctoral Research Training Program, Ann Arbor, MI Postgraduate Training Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology
2003 University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI Postdoctoral Research Molecular Oncology Research
2011 Northwestern University. The Graduate School, Chicago, IL M.S.C.I. Clinical Research
2013 Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management   Management Skills for Innovative University Leaders

Achievements & Recognition

2015 APGO Medical Student Teaching Award, Northwestern Memorial Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2007–16 Resident and Student Top Teaching Recognition, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
2012 The Endocrine Society Outstanding Abstract Award
2009 American Academy of Pediatrics Award for Clinical Research—2nd Place
2008 Magnus P. Urnes Award for Most Outstanding Teacher of Residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital,