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Jeannette Lager, MD, MPH

Professor, Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery 
Director, Medical Education

Member, UCSF Comprehensive Fibroid Center

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1500 Owens St., Suite 380
San Francisco, CA 94158

Clinic Locations: Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery
Comprehensive Fibroid Center
Clinic Phone: 415-353-3400
Academic Fax: 415-353-9509
Academic Assistant: 415-353-7193; 415-353-2081

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Lager is a Gynecologist with expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques. She treats women with fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, ovarian cysts and endometriosis. She is the Associate Director of the UCSF Center for Endometriosis. With membership in both the University of California Fibroid Network and the UCSF Comprehensive Fibroid Center, Dr. Lager is an active participant in efforts to improve the care of women with fibroids through research, education, and collaborative clinical practice. She works closely with radiology and interventional radiologists to consider the best treatment plan for each patient.

Dr. Lager is passionate about teaching and developing our future heath care leaders. She has received teaching awards from the Academy of Medical Educators, the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Exceptional teaching awards for students. She is the Director of Medical Student Education in OBGYN, overseeing medical student education over the 4 year curriculum. She is also the Clinical Clerkship Director for Obstetrics and Gynecology for the School of Medicine.


Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
2008 University of North Carolina, School of Public Health M.P.H. Health Care and Prevention
2007 University of North Carolina Hospitals Residency Obstetrics and Gynecology
2003 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis M.D. Medicine
1996 University of California, Los Angeles B.S. Anthropology

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2017 Faculty Award, Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology
2016 Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF Academy of Medical Educators
2016 Exceptional Medical Student Teaching Award, UCSF Department of Ob/Gyn and RS
2014 CREOG Resident Teaching Award, Baylor School of Medicine
2014 Michael Aronson Award, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
2014 Resident Teaching Award, APGO CREOG