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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
Clinic Locations: Mission Bay: UCSF Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building; Mt. Zion
Clinic Phone: 415-885-7788
Academic 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

Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
2014

Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University

Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Division of Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Surgery

Fellowship Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
2013

Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University

Warren Alpert School of Medicine

Residency Obstetrics and Gynecology
2008 University of California, San Francisco M.D. Medicine, concentration in Medical Humanities
2004 Brown University, Providence, RI

B.S.

Neuroscience with Honors, magna cum laude

2004 Brown University, Providence, RI B.A. Hispanic Studies, focus in Peninsular Spanish Literature

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2017 Outstanding Faculty Award, University of California, San Francisco, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2015 Top Fellow Teacher of the Year - Resident Teaching, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
2011-2015 Excellence in Medical Student Teaching, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
2014 Excellence in Resident Teaching, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
2012 AUGS Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Nominated by Division of Urogynecology, Women & Infants Hospital
2012 Benjamin H. Josephson Fund Scholarship for International Medical Service
2011 American Urogynecologic Society Resident Scholar Award

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.