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UCSF

ObGyn&RS

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Ben C. Li, MD

Assistant Professor
Chief of Obstetrics
Medical Director, Labor & Delivery
 

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Contact Information

Mailing Address: 550 16th St, Box 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143
Practice Phone: 415/353-2566
Academic Phone: 415/476-3910
Academic Fax: 415/476-1811
Academic Assistant: 415/514-9399, 415/476-3156

Research/Clinical Interests

Areas of interest include high risk obstetrics, underserved and immigrant health with a particular interest in disparities in prenatal diagnostics and health care delivery, and resident/medical student education and curriculum development.

Education/Training

Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
2002 University of California, Berkeley B.A.

Molecular and Cell Biology

2006 University of California, San Francisco M.D.  
2010

Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas

Residency Obstetrics and Gynecology
2013 University of California, San Francisco Fellowship Medical Genetics
2015 University of California, San Francisco Fellowship Maternal-Fetal Medicine
2015 University of California, San Francisco   Teaching Scholars Program

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2002 Magna Cum Laude, UC Berkeley
2006 Superior Adjective on Dean’s Letter, UCSF
2010 Administrative Chief Resident, Parkland Memorial Hospital
2011 Exceptional Faculty Award in Medical Student Teaching
2011 Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, UCSF Ob/Gyn Department
2012 Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, UCSF Ob/Gyn Department
2012 Ted Adams Award – Pacific Coast Obstetrical and Gynecological Society
2014 Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, UCSF Ob/Gyn Department
2015 Special Recognition Award for Outstanding Leadership in Medical Student Education
2016 Exceptional Faculty Award in Medical Student Teaching
2016 Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, UCSF Ob/Gyn Department

Selected Publications

  1. Janecke AR, Li B, Boehm M, Krabichler B, Rohrbach M, Müller T, Fuchs I, Golas G, Katagiri Y, Ziegler SG, Gahl WA, Wilnai Y, Zoppi N, Geller HM, Giunta C, Slavotinek A, Steinmann B. The phenotype of the musculocontractural type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome due to CHST14 mutations. Am J Med Genet A. 2015 Sep 16. View in: PubMed
  2. Esplin ED, Li B, Slavotinek A, Novelli A, Battaglia A, Clark R, Curry C, Hudgins L. Nine patients with Xp22.31 microduplication, cognitive deficits, seizures, and talipes anomalies. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Aug; 164A(8):2097-103. View in: PubMed
  3. Li BC, Hogue J, Eilers M, Mehrotra P, Hyland J, Holm T, Prosen T, Slavotinek AM. Clinical report: Two patients with atelosteogenesis type I caused by missense mutations affecting the same FLNB residue. Am J Med Genet A. 2013 Mar; 161A(3):619-25. View in: PubMed
  4. Gardner MA, Li BC, Wu YW, Slavotinek AM. Intraparenchymal hemorrhage in a neonate with cleidocranial dysostosis. Pediatr Neurol. 2012 Dec; 47(6):455-7. View in: PubMed
  5. Slavotinek AM, Mehrotra P, Nazarenko I, Tang PL, Lao R, Cameron D, Li B, Chu C, Chou C, Marqueling AL, Yahyavi M, Cordoro K, Frieden I, Glaser T, Prescott T, Morren MA, Devriendt K, Kwok PY, Petkovich M, Desnick RJ. Focal facial dermal dysplasia, type IV, is caused by mutations in CYP26C1. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Feb 15; 22(4):696-703. View in: PubMed