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Healther Huddleston
Heather G. Huddleston, MD

Assistant Professor
Director, UCSF Ovum Donor Program

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 2356 Sutter Ave, 7th Floor, Box 0916,
San Francisco, CA 94143
Practice Phone: 415-353-3040
Academic Phone: 415-885-7860
Academic Fax: 415-353-7744

Research/Clinical Interests

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometrial biology, ethnic differences in reproductive potential, and impact of lifestyle on reproductive performance.


Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study


Harvard School of Medicine



Brigham and Women's Hospital


Obstetrics & Gynecology


Brigham and Women's Hospital


Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors

MD with Honors, Harvard Medical School

2002 Association of American Gynecologic Laparoscopists Award for Outstanding Resident

Outstanding Chief Resident in Medical Student Teaching


NIH Loan Repayment Program Research Grant

Selected Publications

Browne RW, Shelly WB, Bloom MS, Ocque AJ, Sandler JR,Huddleston HG, Fujimoto VY. Distributions of high-density lipoprotein particle components in human follicular fluid and sera and their associations with embryo morphology parameters during IVF. Hum Reprod. 2008 Aug;23(8):1884-94. Epub 2008 May 16.

Huddleston HG, Racowsky C, Jackson KV, Fox JH, Ginsburg ES. Coasting vs. cryopreservation of all embryos for prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in in vitro fertilization. Fertil Steril. 2008 Oct;90(4):1259-62. Epub 2007 Dec 27.

Huddleston HG, Wong KK, Welch WR, Berkowitz RS, Mok SC. Clinical applications of microarray technology: creatine kinase B is an up-regulated gene in epithelial ovarian cancer and shows promise as a serum marker. Gynecol Oncol. 2005 Jan;96(1):77-83.

Huddleston H, Schust DJ. Immune interactions at the maternal-fetal interface: a focus on antigen presentation. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2004 Apr;51(4):283-9. Review.