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Obstetrics, Gynecology & Gynecologic Subspecialties

Gaetan Pettigrew, MD
Gaetan Pettigrew, MD

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Gynecologic Surgery
Clinical Instructor

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:

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

Practice Location: Mt. Zion, Labor & Delivery, UCSF Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital
Practice Phone: 415/885-7788
Fax: 415/353-9509
Academic Assistant: 415/353-7193, 415/353-2081

Dr. Pettigrew’s practice includes comprehensive care for women with a variety of gynecologic and obstetric issues. His gynecologic clinic practice includes management of abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids, ovarian pathology, cervical dysplasia, pelvic pain and contraception. He has training in in-office based procedures and minimally invasive surgical techniques including hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, and vaginal surgery.

He has spent time abroad working with globally underserved communities and done additional training in international women’s health.

Dr. Pettigrew’s main research interests include the care of marginalized populations, namely African-American and transgender communities as well as initiating a comprehensive gynecologic continuity clinic for transgender patients.


2003 University of North Carolina, Greensboro B.F.A. Dance Performance
2007 Columbia University, New York, NY Post Baccalaureate Program School of General Studies
2012 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA M.D. Medicine
2015 U.H. Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Residency OBGYN
2015 U.H. Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Resident Scholar Global Health Scholars Program

Achievements & Recognition

2009 Dean’s Summer Research Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Selected Publications

2015 UH Case Medical Center Cleveland, OH
Journal: Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation
Patterns of First Recurrence in African-American Patients with High Grade Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma

2012 U. of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, Pa
Journal: Transplant international
Carbon monoxide inhibits apoptosis during cold storage and protects kidney grafts donated after cardiac death