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Tami Rowen, MD, MS

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Gynecologic Surgery
Associate 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 Street, J-140
San Francisco, CA 94143
Clinic Locations:

Mission Bay: UCSF Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building;
Berkeley Outpatient Center

Clinic Phone: (415) 353-3400
Clinic Fax: 415-885-7496

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Rowen is a general obstetrician and gynecologist with a clinical and research focus on sexual health and gynecologic care for women with disabilities as well as women with cancer. She is an international expert in sexual health, serving as a board member for the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health and as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Sexual Medicine. She has also conducted several studies on family planning as well as safe motherhood in developing countries.

As a generalist, Dr. Rowen also provides family planning services as well as management of routine and complex gynecologic conditions, including surgical services and office treatment for conditions ranging from abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids, adnexal masses, cervical dysplasia and endometriosis.

Read a UCSF Health Q&A with Dr. Rowen here.


Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
2013 University of California, San Francisco Certificate Clinical Translational Sciences Pathway
2013 University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2009 University of California, San Francisco M.D. Medicine
2007 Berkeley School of Public Health M.S. Health and Medical Sciences
2003 University of California, Berkeley B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies: "Social Construction of Health and Illness"

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2015-2017 Education Committee Chair for International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health
2016 Associate Editor for the Journal of Sexual Medicine
2010 Kreven's Award for Clinical Excellence, San Francisco General Hospital, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Social and Behavioral Sciences Clerkship Innovation Award, University of California, San Francisco

"A Life Worth Living", special medical student education session on the ethics of prenatal testing and end-of-life decision making

2006 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley