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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Catherine Cansino, M.D., M.P.H. View profile as PDF

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Catherine Cansino is dedicated to providing comprehensive reproductive health care to women and adolescent girls. She aims to improve patient access to basic and specialized care, and believes that optimal decisions about one’s health are conceived from a partnership between a patient and her physician.


Clinical Interests

Dr. Cansino's clinical interests include General gynecology, treatment of early pregnancy failure, abortion care, and contraceptive use among women with medical co-morbidities.


Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Cansino's research interests include contraceptive initiation and continuation, contraceptive use among women with medical co-morbidities, and post-abortion care.

Title:

Assistant Professor
Director of Outpatient Services
Interim director of Section of Family Planning
Director of Residency Research Program

Specialty:

Gynecology, Family Planning

Division:

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Center/Program Affiliation:

Address/Phone:

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic
4860 Y St., Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-6900

Glassrock Building - Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic (Women's Clinic)
OB/GYN
2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 4200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-6363

Additional Phone:

Clinic Referral Phone: 916-734-6413
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Other Languages:

Spanish, Tagalog

Education:

M.D., University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 2002
M.P.H., John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 2007
B.S., Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1998

Internships:

Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2003

Residency:

Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2006

Fellowships:

Family Planning, Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2008

Board Certifications:

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Professional Memberships:

American College of Obstetrician Gynecologists
Physicians for Reproductive Health
Society of Family Planning

Select Honors and Awards:

Wyeth New Leaders Award, 2006

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2002

American Medical Women’s Association Janet Glasgow Achievement Citation, 2002

Summa cum laude, The Ohio State University, 1998

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1998

Honors in the Liberal Arts, 1998

Select Recent Publications:

Cansino CD, Lipsett PA. Critical care. In: Fortner KB, Szymanski LM, et al., eds. The Johns Hopkins Review of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007: 11-15.

Cansino CD, Lipsett PA. Critical care. In: Fortner KB, Szymanski LM, et al., eds. The Johns Hopkins Review of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007: 11-15.

Zapata LB, Paulen ME, Cansino C, Marchbanks PA, Curtis KM. Contraceptive use among women with inflammatory bowel disease: A systematic review. Contraception 2010;82:86-94.

Paulen ME, Zapata LB, Cansino C, Curtis KM, Jamieson DJ. Contraceptive use among women with a history of bariatric surgery: a systematic review. Contraception 2010;82:86-94

Cansino C, Melgar JLD, Burke A. Physicians’ approaches to post-abortion care in the Philippines. INT J Gynecol Obstet 2010;109(3):216-8.

Cansino C, Edelman A, Burke A, Jamshidi R. Paracervical block using ketorolac with lidocaine in first trimester surgical abortion. Obstet Gynecol 2009;114:1220-6.

Cansino C, Creinin M. Women 35 years and older. In: Shoupe D, ed. Contraception. West Sussex, United Kingdom: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.;2011:168-74.

To see if Catherine Cansino is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).