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Tushani D. Illangasekare, MD
Tushani D. Illangasekare, MD

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Gynecologic Surgery
Assistant Clinical Professor
Assistant Ob/Gyn Residency Program Director
Director of Ob/Gyn Simulation

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:

2356 Sutter St, ste J-140
San Francisco, CA 94143

Clinic Location: Mt. Zion, Labor & Delivery,
UCSF Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital
Clinic Phone: (415) 353-3400
Clinic Fax: 415-353-9551

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Illangasekare is a full-time assistant professor in the Department of OBGYN & RS and is primarily located at the UCSF Mission Bay Owens street clinic. Her inpatient activities include teaching and supervising a team of residents, interns and medical students in their care of Labor and Delivery patients (antepartum, intrapartum and post-partum); both ICU and non-ICU patients. Other inpatient activities include primary gynecology attending for patients undergoing both inpatient and outpatient gynecologic procedures and surgeries.

Dr. Illangasekare is the current co-director of the UCSF Labor and Delivery simulation program, which focuses on training labor and delivery staff on quality, safety and evidence-based patient care. Her non-clinical and research focus is in medical education and she spends the majority of her academic time teaching and mentoring and both medical students and residents.

Areas of interest include medical education, resident education, family planning, contraception, intimate partner violence, and surgical skills training.


Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
2011-2015 University of California, San Francisco Medical Center Residency Obstetrics and Gynecology
2011 University of California, San Francisco M.D. Doctor of Medicine
2005 University of California, Davis B.S. Major: Genetics, Minor: Women and Gender Studies

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2016-2017 Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Department of Ob/Gryn, University of California, San Francisco
2013 TEACH Award for Cherished Housestaff, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
2013 Outstanding Resident Student Teaching Award, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
2010 Chancellor's Award for the Achievement of Women - Nomination, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
2005 Genetics Department Citation Award for Academic Excellence and Laboratory Expertise, University of California, Davis
2005 Outstanding Senior Award for Leadership and Commitment to Community Service, University of California, Davis
2004 Induction into Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society
2001 University Dean's List Recipient, University of California, Davis