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Jana Freeman, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Yale University, New HavenBA5/2005History of Science, History of Medicine
    George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington DCMD5/2009Medicine
    Kaiser San Francisco , San Francisco6/2013ObGyn Residency
    UCSF, San Francisco6/2020Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship
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    UCSF2013  - 2014Outstanding Resident Teaching Award
    UCSF2014  - 2015Outstanding Resident Teaching Award
    Kaiser Permanente San Francisco2016  - 2017Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award
    George Washington University School of Medicine  - 2013GW Medical School Graduation Class Speaker

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    Alexandra (Jana) Freeman, M.D.
    Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF

    Alexandra “Jana” Freeman, MD, is fellowship trained in gynecology oncology.

    Dr. Freeman attended Yale University, graduating with academic distinction to earn her Bachelor of Arts in the History of Science and History of Medicine. During her undergraduate degree, Dr. Freeman also served as the captain of the Yale University volleyball team, helping to lead her team to the first Ivy League Championship since 1978 and the first NCAA tournament victory in Ivy League volleyball history.

    After earning her bachelor’s degree, Dr. Freeman attended a post-baccalaureate pre-medical school program at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. To obtain her Doctor of Medicine, Dr. Freeman attended the George Washington University School of Medicine, where she was elected to be the class of 2013’s graduation speaker. Dr. Freeman then completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco. With a passion for caring for women with gynecologic cancer, Dr. Freeman pursued subspecialization training in gynecologic oncology with a fellowship program at the University of California, San Francisco. Here she was trained in complex surgeries, including minimally invasive and robotic surgery, tumor debulking procedures, as well as chemotherapy and immunotherapy for gynecologic cancer.

    Dr. Freeman is incredibly active in the academic community. She has authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, co-authored a book chapter, and been a peer reviewer of three different publications; International Journal of STD and AIDS, Journal of AIDS and HIV Research, and Journal of Global Infectious Diseases. In addition to her academic endeavors, Dr. Freeman has conducted multiple research studies. Her research interests include access to cancer screening, hereditary cancer syndromes, and improving surgical outcomes for patients.

    If you were to ask Dr. Freeman why she became a gynecologic oncologist, she would say she is grateful for the honor to care for women of all ages to help them navigate new cancer diagnoses, surgery, and cancer survivorship. When Dr. Freeman isn’t in the office providing the highest-quality care for patients, you can find her hiking and backpacking to alpine lakes, playing classical piano, and spending quality time with her husband.

    Dr. Freeman is fluent in Spanish.

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    1. Chemotherapy alone for patients 75 years and older with epithelial ovarian cancer-is interval cytoreductive surgery still needed? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 02; 222(2):170.e1-170.e11. Klein DA, Mann AK, Freeman AH, Liao CI, Kapp DS, Chan JK. PMID: 31421122.
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    2. Does Surgical Teaching Take Time? Resident Participation in Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy for Endometrial Cancer. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2017 Jul - Aug; 24(5):783-789. PMID: 28336363.
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    3. Breast Cancer and HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Complex Relationship. J Glob Oncol. 2018 09; 4:1-11. Grover S, Martei YM, Puri P, Prabhakar P, Mutebi M, Balogun OD, Price AJ, Freeman AH, Narasimhamurthy M, Rodin D, Rayne S, Zetola NM. PMID: 30241185.
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    4. Classification of Postoperative Complications in Robotic-assisted Compared With Laparoscopic Hysterectomy for Endometrial Cancer. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2016 Nov - Dec; 23(7):1181-1188. PMID: 27621195.
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    5. Venous thromboembolism following minimally invasive surgery among women with endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2016 08; 142(2):267-72. PMID: 27264213.
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    6. HIV drug resistance mutations in proviral DNA from a community treatment program. PLoS One. 2015; 10(1):e0117430. PMID: 25635815.
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    7. Are marginalized women being left behind? A population-based study of institutional deliveries in Karnataka, India. BMC Public Health. 2012 Jan 12; 12:30. PMID: 22240002.
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    8. Evaluation of self-collected versus clinician-collected swabs for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae pharyngeal infection among men who have sex with men. Sex Transm Dis. 2011 Nov; 38(11):1036-9. PMID: 21992980.
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    9. Prevalence & correlates of primary infertility among young women in Mysore, India. Indian J Med Res. 2011 Oct; 134:440-6. PMID: 22089604.
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    10. Detection of HIV-1 in Saliva: Implications for Case-Identification, Clinical Monitoring and Surveillance for Drug Resistance. Open Virol J. 2010; 4:88-93. PMID: 21673840.
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    11. Prevalence and correlates of Trichomonas vaginalis among incarcerated persons assessed using a highly sensitive molecular assay. Sex Transm Dis. 2010 Mar; 37(3):165-8. Freeman AH, Katz KA, Pandori MW, Rauch LM, Kohn RP, Liska S, Bernstein KT, Klausner JD. PMID: 20023598.
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