Lager, MD, MPH
Interim Division Chief, Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery and Urogynecology
Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Director, Medical Education
Member, UCSF Comprehensive Fibroid Center
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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.
||Institution & Location
||Field of Study
||University of North Carolina, School of Public Health
||Health Care and Prevention
||University of North Carolina Hospitals
||Obstetrics and Gynecology
||University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
||University of California, Los Angeles
Achievements & Recognition
||Faculty Award, Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology
||Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF Academy of Medical Educators
||Exceptional Medical Student Teaching Award, UCSF Department of Ob/Gyn and RS
||CREOG Resident Teaching Award, Baylor School of Medicine
||Michael Aronson Award, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
||Resident Teaching Award, APGO CREOG