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UCSF

ObGyn&RS

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Gynecologic Subspecialties

Kavita Mishra, MD
Kavita Mishra, MD

Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine
& Reconstructive Surgery
Assistant Professor

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

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
Fax: 415/353-9509
Academic Assistant: 415/353-7193; 415/353-2081

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Mishra’s primary clinical interest is in pelvic floor disorders and the field of urogynecology. After residency, she completed her fellowship training in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at Brown University, one of the first fellowships in the field.

She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and fecal incontinence. Her area of expertise is in vaginal and minimally-invasive reconstructive pelvic surgery, including laparoscopic and robotic approaches, and medical education.

Education/Training

2004 Brown University, Providence, RI B.Sc.
B.A.

Neuroscience with Honors, magna cum laude
Hispanic Studies, focus in Peninsular Spanish Literature

2008 University of California, San Francisco MD Medicine, concentration in Medical Humanities
2013 Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University Warren Alpert School of Medicine Resident Obstetrics and Gynecology
2014 Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Division of Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Surgery Fellow Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Achievements & Recognition

2011 Excellence in Medical Student Teaching, Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
2011 American Urogynecologic Society Resident Scholar Award
2012 Benjamin H. Josephson Fund Scholarship for international medical service
2012 AUGS Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Nominated by Division of Urogynecology, Women & Infants Hospital
2014 Excellence in Resident Teaching Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
2014 & 2015 Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
2015 Top Fellow Teacher of the Year – Resident Teaching Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
2016 Top Fellow Teacher of the Year – Medical Student Teaching Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island

Selected Publications

1. Newmann SJ, Mishra K, Onono M, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Gage O, Odeny R, Schwartz KD, Grossman D. “Providers’ perspectives on provision of family planning to HIV-positive individuals in HIV care in Nyanza Province, Kenya.” AIDS Research and Treatment. Vol. 2013, Article ID 91523.
2. Meckstroth KR, Mishra K. “Analgesia/pain management in first trimester surgical abortion.” Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. June 2009; 52(2): 160-70.
3. Washington BB, Mishra K, Raker CA, Sung VW. “Variables Impacting Care-seeking for Pelvic Floor Disorders Among African American Women.” Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Mar-Apr 2013; 19(2): 98-102.
4. Abbott S, Unger CA, Evans JM, Jallad K, Mishra K, Karram MM, Iglesia CB, Rardin CR, Barber MD. “Evaluation and management of complications from synthetic mesh after pelvic reconstructive surgery: a multicenter study.” American Journal of Obstet and Gynecol. 2013 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print]
5. Unger CA, Abbott S, Evans JM, Jallad K, Mishra K, Karram MM, Iglesia CB, Rardin CR, Barber MD. “Outcomes following treatment for pelvic floor meshcomplications.” International Urogynecology Journal. 2014; 25: 745-749.
6. Mishra K, Lopes V, Hampton BS. “Global Health Interest Among Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellows.” Journal of Reproductive Medicine. Nov-Dec 2015; 60(11-12): 501-6.
7. Mishra K, Washington BB, Raker CA, Sung VW. “Impact of Age on Prevalence of Pelvic Floor Disorders in a Community-Dwelling, Professional Group of African American Women.” Journal of Reproductive Medicine. In submission.