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

Specialties

Family Planning

Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Title

  • Associate Clinical Professor

Reviews

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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

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

Primary Phone:
916-734-6900

Additional Phone Numbers

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

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.

Clinical Interests

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.

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

Internship: Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD 2003

Residency

Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD 2006

Fellowships

Family Planning, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD 2008

Board Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Professional Memberships

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.