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Obstetrics, Gynecology & Gynecologic Subspecialties

Jeannette Lager, MD, MPH
Jeannette Lager, MD, MPH

Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Assistant Professor
Director, Medical Education

Member, UCSF Comprehensive Fibroid Center

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:

2356 Sutter St., J-140
San Francisco, CA 94143

Practice Locations: Mission Bay Gateway Bld.; Mt. Zion
Practice Phone: 415/885-7788
Academic Fax: 415/353-9509
Academic Assistant: 415/353-7193; 415/353-2081

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Lager is an Ob/Gyn with expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques. She treats women with fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, ovarian cysts and endometriosis. She is the Associate Director of the UCSF Center for Endometriosis. With membership in both the University of California Fibroid Network and the UCSF Comprehensive Fibroid Center, Dr. Lager is an active participant in efforts to improve the care of women with fibroids through research, education, and collaborative clinical practice. She works closely with radiology and interventional radiologists to consider the best treatment plan for each patient. In addition, Dr. Lager provides OB care and leads Centering Pregnancy groups.

Dr. Lager is passionate about teaching and developing our future heath care leaders. She has received teaching awards from the Academy of Medical Educators, the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Exceptional teaching awards for students. She is the Director of Medical Student Education in OBGYN, overseeing medical student education over the 4 year curriculum. She is also the Clinical Clerkship Director for Obstetrics and Gynecology for the School of Medicine.


Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
1996 University of California, Los Angeles B.S. Anthropology
2003 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis M.D. Medicine
2007 University of North Carolina Hospitals Residency Obstetrics and Gynecology
2008 University of North Carolina School of Public Health M.P.H.

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Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2004-2007 Tarheel Teaching Award, University of North Carolina Hospitals
2006-2007 Physicians Legal Advisory Committee member, University of North Carolina Hospitals
2007 Whitehead Excellence in Teaching Award for UNC Residents, University of North Carolina Hospitals
2007 Outstanding Clinical Care Award, University of North Carolina Hospitals