About UCSF Search UCSF UCSF Medical Center

George F. Sawaya, MD

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
sawaya_george

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-2566 (appts)
Box 0856, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0856

View on UCSF Profiles


Additional Websites


Education

Hendrix College, Conway, AR, BA, 1985, Organic Chemistry
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, MD, 1990, Medicine
University of California San Francisco, Fellow, 1994-96, Clinical Research Methods and Biostatistics

Professional Experience

  • 1990-1994
    Resident, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1994-1996
    Fellow, Clinical Research Training Program, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1996-1997
    Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1997-2003
    Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2003-2005
    Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2005-2009
    Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2010-present
    Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco

Honors & Awards

  • 2003
    Exceptional Education Contributions Award, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF
  • 2007
    Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award, UCSF
  • 2005-2009
    Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, UCSF
  • 2010
    Essential Core Teaching Award: Commitment to Teaching, UCSF Class of 2012

Selected Publications

  1. Huchko MJ, Woo V, Liegler T, Leddy A, Smith-McCune K, Sawaya GF, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR. Is there an association between HIV-1 genital shedding and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2/3 among women on antiretroviral therapy? J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2013 Jul; 17(3):354-60.
    View on PubMed
  2. Berkowitz Z, Saraiya M, Sawaya GF. Cervical cancer screening intervals, 2006 to 2009: moving beyond annual testing. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 May 27; 173(10):922-4.
    View on PubMed
  3. Woo VG, Liegler T, Cohen CR, Sawaya GF, Smith-McCune K, Bukusi EA, Huchko MJ. Association of cervical biopsy with HIV type 1 genital shedding among women on highly active antiretroviral therapy. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2013 Jul; 29(7):1000-5.
    View on PubMed
  4. Huchko MJ, Woo VG, Liegler T, Leslie H, Smith-McCune K, Sawaya GF, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR. Impact of loop electrosurgical excision procedure for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia on HIV-1 genital shedding: a prospective cohort study. BJOG. 2013 Sep; 120(10):1233-9.
    View on PubMed
  5. Weitlauf JC, Jones S, Xu X, Finney JW, Moos RH, Sawaya GF, Frayne SM. Receipt of cervical cancer screening in female veterans: impact of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression. Womens Health Issues. 2013 May-Jun; 23(3):e153-9.
    View on PubMed
  6. Sawaya GF. New guidelines: it's complicated. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Apr; 121(4):703-4.
    View on PubMed
  7. Vandorsten JP, Dodson WC, Espeland MA, Grobman WA, Guise JM, Mercer BM, Minkoff HL, Poindexter B, Prosser LA, Sawaya GF, Scott JR, Silver RM, Smith L, Thomas A, Tita AT. NIH consensus development conference: diagnosing gestational diabetes mellitus. NIH Consens State Sci Statements. 2013 Mar 4-6; 29(1):1-31.
    View on PubMed
  8. Patel DA, Saraiya M, Copeland G, Cote ML, Datta SD, Sawaya GF. Treatment patterns for cervical carcinoma in situ in michigan, 1998-2003. J Registry Manag. 2013; 40(2):84-92.
    View on PubMed
  9. Henderson JT, Harper CC, Gutin S, Saraiya M, Chapman J, Sawaya GF. Routine bimanual pelvic examinations: practices and beliefs of US obstetrician-gynecologists. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Feb; 208(2):109.e1-7.
    View on PubMed
  10. Henderson JT, Saraiya M, Martinez G, Harper CC, Sawaya GF. Changes to cervical cancer prevention guidelines: effects on screening among U.S. women ages 15-29. Prev Med. 2013 Jan; 56(1):25-9.
    View on PubMed
  11. Sawaya GF, Tice JA. Evidence at the point of practice change: lung cancer screening. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Oct 8; 172(18):1415-7.
    View on PubMed
  12. Walsh JM, Kim SE, Sawaya G, Kaplan CP, Wong ST, Gregorich SE, Pérez-Stable EJ. Colorectal cancer screening: what do women from diverse ethnic groups want? J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Feb; 28(2):239-46.
    View on PubMed
  13. Kaplan CP, Kim SE, Wong ST, Sawaya GF, Walsh JM, Pérez-Stable EJ. Willingness to use tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer among diverse women. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 May; 133(1):357-66.
    View on PubMed
  14. Wong ST, Pérez-Stable EJ, Kim SE, Gregorich SE, Sawaya GF, Walsh JM, Washington AE, Kaplan CP. Using visual displays to communicate risk of cancer to women from diverse race/ethnic backgrounds. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Jun; 87(3):327-35.
    View on PubMed
  15. Sawaya GF. Pelvic examinations in asymptomatic women: tipping a sacred cow. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Dec 12; 171(22):2054-5.
    View on PubMed
  16. Diouf K, Sawaya GF, Shiboski S, Magure T, Makunike-Mutasa R, Darragh TM, Tuveson J, Chipato T, Palefsky JM, Moscicki AB, Chirenje M, Smith-McCune K. Investigating Potential Associations between Cervical Procedures and HIV Acquisition. ISRN Obstet Gynecol. 2011; 2011:789106.
    View on PubMed
  17. Sawaya GF, Jacoby V. Performance of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' ovarian tumor referral guidelines with a multivariate index assay. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Nov; 118(5):1178; author reply 1178-9.
    View on PubMed
  18. Harris R, Sawaya GF, Moyer VA, Calonge N. Reconsidering the criteria for evaluating proposed screening programs: reflections from 4 current and former members of the U.S. Preventive services task force. Epidemiol Rev. 2011 Jul; 33(1):20-35.
    View on PubMed
  19. Henderson JT, Sawaya GF, Blum M, Stratton L, Harper CC. Pelvic examinations and access to oral hormonal contraception. Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Dec; 116(6):1257-64.
    View on PubMed
  20. Gregory KD, Sawaya GF. Updated recommendations for breast cancer screening. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Dec; 22(6):498-505.
    View on PubMed

Go to UCSF Profiles, powered by CTSI