Catherine Cansino, M.D., M.P.H.

Specialties

Gynecology

Family Planning

Title

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of Outpatient Services
  • Interim director of Section of Family Planning
  • Director of Residency Research Program
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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
916-734-0171
916-734-6900

Glassrock Building - Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic (Women's Clinic)

2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 4200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
916-734-6363

Additional Phone Numbers

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

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.

Division

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Center/Program Affiliation

Women's Center for Health

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

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

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.