Catherine Cansino, M.D., M.P.H.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Associate Clinical Professor
Philosophy of Care
Dr. Catherine Cansino is dedicated to providing comprehensive and equitable 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.
Dr. Cansino's clinical interests include general obstetrics and gynecology, treatment of early pregnancy failure, abortion care, and contraceptive use among women with medical co-morbidities.
Dr. Cansino's research interests include contraceptive initiation and continuation, contraceptive use among women with medical co-morbidities, and post-abortion care.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
M.D., University of Toledo, Toledo OH 2002
M.P.H., John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD 2007
Internship: Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD 2003
Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD 2006
Family Planning, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD 2008
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow
Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health
Society of Family Planning, Fellow
Honors and Awards
Wikipedia Scholar, Society of Family Planning, 2020
Golden Speculum Award, UC Davis Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2019
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
Hsia JK, Schimmoeller NR, Cansino CD, Hou MY, Jensen HM, Creinin MD. Prospective quantification of fetomaternal hemorrhage with dilation and evacuation procedures. Contraception. 2019 May;99(5):281-284.
Cansino CD. The utility of and indications for routine pelvic examination. ACOG Committee Opinion No. 754. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol. 2018;132:e174-80.
Cansino C, Lichtenberg ES, Perriera LK, Hou MY, Melo J, Creinin MD. Do women want to talk about birth control at the time of a first-trimester abortion? Contraception. 2018;98(6):535-40.
Cansino CD. The role of transvaginal ultrasonography in evaluating the endometrium of women with postmenopausal bleeding. ACOG Committee Opinion No. 734. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol. 2018;131:e124-9.
Chen MJ, Hou MY, Hsia, JK, Cansino CD, Melo J, Creinin MD. Long-acting reversible contraception initiation with a 2- to 3-week compared with a 6-week postpartum visit. Obstet Gynecol. 2017;130(4):788-94.
Chen MJ, Rounds KM, Creinin MD, Cansino C, Hou MY. Comparing office and telephone follow-up after medical abortion. Contraception. 2016;94(2):122-6.
Billingsley C, Cansino C, O’Malley DM, Cohn DE, Fowler JM, Copeland LJ, Backes FJ, Salani R. Survival outcomes of obese patients in type II endometrial cancer: defining the prognostic impact of increasing BMI. Gynecologic Oncology. 2016;140(3):405-8.
Tilles C, Denny A, Cansino C, Creinin MD. Factors influencing patient satisfaction with surgical abortion. Contraception. 2016;93:164-9.
Billingsley CC, Kenne KA, Cansino CD, Backes FJ, Eisenhauer EL, Cohn DE, O’Malley DM, Copeland LJ, Fowler JM, Salani R. The use of transvaginal ultrasound in type II endometrial cancer. Intl J Gynecological Cancer. 2015;25(5):858-62.
Wolfe K, Cansino C. Injectable contraception: current practices and future trends. Curr Obstet Gynecol Rep. 2015;4(1):26-36.