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Jessica Opoku-Anane, MD, MS
Jessica Opoku-Anane, MD, MS

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Director, UCSF Endometriosis Center
Medical Director of Minimally Invasive and Urogynecologic Surgery
Member, UCSF Comprehensive Fibroid Center

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:

2356 Sutter Street, 5th floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Clinic Locations:

Mt. Zion; Mission Bay: UCSF Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building

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Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Opoku-Anane is a fellowship-trained minimally invasive gynecologist who specializes in the treatment of fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, chronic pelvic pain, endometriosis, alternatives to hysterectomy, intrauterine scarring (Asherman’s Syndrome), ovarian pathology, prolapse, and advanced gynecologic surgery. Additionally, she has expertise in office-based procedures. She is a member of the UCSF Comprehensive Fibroid Center and is currently developing the UCSF Center for Endometriosis. She has developed several surgical simulation programs and uses her expertise in minimally invasive approaches to teach trainees both locally and abroad in laparoscopic and robotic surgery through small key-hole incisions. Her research interests include methods to make gynecologic surgery safer as well as improving treatments for endometriosis and fibroids.


Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study


George Washington University, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Washington, D.C. M.S. Clinical & Translational Research
2015 George Washington University/American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) Fellowship Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery


Harvard’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


Obstetrics and Gynecology


Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD M.D. Medicine
2003 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD B.A. Biology & Public Health

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2016 Maxine Papadakis Teaching Award for Faculty Professionalism and Respect, University of California, San Francisco
2015 UCSF Mount Zion Campus-based Award for Multidisciplinary Endometriosis Center, University of California, San Francisco
2013 2nd place, 9th Annual National Fellows Workshop on Laparoscopic Surturing Competition, AAGL
2013 Residency Award in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, AAGL
2012 Emans-Goldstein Award for Service in Pediatric Gynecology, Children's Hospital Boston
2012 Principal Clinical Experience Teaching Award, Massachusetts General Hospital