Philip D. Darney, MD - Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Dr. Philip Darney reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. His areas of research and clinical interests include abortion, contraception, preventive medicine, international reproductive health, contraception development, family planning program evaluation, and abortion technology. Dr. Darney has authored 200 scientific papers, scholarly reviews, and book chapters on contraception and gynecology. He has conducted clinical and acceptability trials of implant, injectable, and oral contraceptives; contragestins; and intrauterine devices. Dr. Darney is Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at San Francisco General Hospital in San Francisco, California.
Education and Training
MD: University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1968
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
MSc: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, 1972
University of California, San Francisco, CA:
- Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
- Director, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
- Director, Fellowship in Family Planning
Current as of: August 23, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
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