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Tania Basu Serna PhotoTaniaBasu Serna, MD, MPH

Associate Professor

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Contact Information

Mailing Address: 490 Illinois St, 93G
San Francisco, CA 94143
Clinic Locations:

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

Clinic Phone: Gynecology: (415) 885-7788
Obstetrics: (415) 353-2566
Clinic Fax: 415-353-3533

Research/Clinical Interests

Family Planning


2006 University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA M.D. Medicine
2010 University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA Residency Ob/Gyn
2012 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Fellowship Family Planning
2012 University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA MPH Community Health Sciences

Achievements & Recognition

2016 Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Excellence in Teaching Award
2016 ACOG National Faculty Award

Selected Publications

Chase DM, Basu T, Saffari B, Ries S, Berman ML. Malignant Eccrine Spiradenoma of the vulva: a case report and review of the literature. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2006 May-Jun; 16 (3): 1465-9.

Chase DM, Crade M, Basu T, Saffari B, Bermal ML. Preoperative diagnosis of ovarian malignancy: preliminary results of the use of 3-Dimensional vascular ultrasound. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2009 Apr; 19 (3): 354-60. PMID: 19407559.

Basu T, Bao P, Lerner A, Anderson L, Page K, Stanczyk F, Mishell D Jr, Segall-Gutierres P. The effect of depo medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) on cerebral food motivation centers: A pilot study using functional magnetic resonance imaging. Contraception. 2016 Apr 27. Pii: S0010-7824(15)30212-2. doi: 10.1016/j. Contraception 2016.4.011