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Dr. Linda Brubaker, MD, FACOG

Dr. Linda Brubaker, MD, FACOG

Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OBGYN)
Accepting patients

    Overview

    Linda Brubaker, MD, is a board-certified urogynecologist who specializes in treating adult women with urinary tract infections and bladder control problems. As a professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine, Dr. Brubaker instructs medical students, residents, and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She is the editor-in-chief of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery and has authored hundreds of articles on topics related to female pelvic health. Her National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research focuses on urinary incontinence, pelvic floor disorders, overactive bladder and recurrent urinary tract infection. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Brubaker served as the dean and chief diversity officer at Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, where she was also a director and professor in the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. She held a primary appointment in obstetrics/gynecology with a joint appointment in urology. Dr. Brubaker completed a fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where she also served as chief resident during her obstetrics/gynecology residency. She earned her medical degree at Rush Medical College and holds a master's degree in clinical research design and statistical analysis from University of Michigan School of Public Health. She is board-certified in obstetrics/gynecology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. She is a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG). Dr. Brubaker serves as a director of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of the American Gynecological & Obstetrical Society. She has also served as the president of the American Urogynecologic Society and the Society of Pelvic Surgeons. She is the recipient of many awards, including the Chicago Health & Medicine Award and the Warrior Award. She was recently awarded the Jack Robertson Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Urogynecologic Society for her outstanding achievements in the field of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/obgyn/incontinence/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OBGYN)

    Education & Training

    Medical Degree - Professor of Reproductive Medicine

    Medical Degree - Urogynecologist

    Other Degree - University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI

    Other Degree - Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

    Medical Degree - Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by an Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OBGYN), like Dr. Linda Brubaker, may include:

    OB-GYN Consultation, Birth Control / Contraception, Annual Pap Smear / GYN Exam, STD Check, Osteoporosis Evaluation, Ultrasound, Menopause Consultation, OB-GYN Follow Up, Pregnancy Follow Up, Menopause Follow Up, Gynecology Consultation, Gynecology Follow Up, Abortion (Surgical), Tubal Ligation / Sterilization, Vulvar Biopsy, Colposcopy, Endometrial Biopsy, Freezing of Gynecologic Warts, Genetic Counseling / Pregnancy Screening, Gynecologic Biopsy, Artificial Insemination / Intra-Uterine, IUD Insertion, Lunelle Removal, Maternal Fetal Medicine Consultation, Maternal Fetal Medicine Follow Up, Abortion (Medical), Miscarriage Management by Vacuum Aspiration, Post-Partum Visit, Essure / Incision Free Sterilization, Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation, IUD Removal, Nexplanon Removal, Nexplanon Insertion, LEEP Procedure (For Abnormal Pap Smear), Endometrial Ablation, Hysteroscopy, Pregnancy Test, Epidural Catheter, Cesarean Delivery, Cervical Cerclage, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Obstetric Follow Up, Prenatal Care, Cardiotocography, Fetal Scalp Blood Testing, Fetal Scalp Stimulation Test, Oxytocin Challenge Test, Group B Streptococcus Screen, Hysterectomy, Fetoscopy, Fertility Awareness / Natural Family Planning, Pessary Fitting, Pessary Follow Up, Nexplanon Replacement, Tubal Ligation Reversal, Fertility Counseling, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy, Minimally Invasive Excision of Endometriosis, Minimally Invasive Fibroid Removal, Gynecologic Surgery Consultation, Gynecologic Surgery Follow Up, Contraception Removal, Laser Treatment for Gynecologic Warts, Well Women's Exam, Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation, Bioidentical Hormone Therapy, Birth Control / Contraception Consultation, Hormone Pellet Therapy, Sonohysterogram, Potassium Chloride Sensitivity Test (PST), Fetal Non-Stress Test (NST), Abortion Consultation, Antepartum Care, Anterior Repair, Bladder Training, Breast Examination, Cervical Conization, Cone Biopsy, Dilation And Curettage (D&C), First Trimester Screening, Myomectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Maternal Fibroids, Needle Suspension Surgery, Oophorectomy, Ovarian Cystectomy, Partial Hysterectomy, Pelvic Reconstruction, Posterior Repair, Postpartum Care, Prophylactic Oophorectomy, Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulation, Abortion Follow Up and Confirmation of Pregnancy

    For detailed information, please contact Dr. Brubaker's office.

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Brubaker's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Linda Brubaker accepting new patients?

    Yes, Linda Brubaker is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Linda Brubaker offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Brubaker's office for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Linda Brubaker offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Brubaker's office for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Linda Brubaker speak?

    Linda Brubaker speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Linda Brubaker have?

    Linda Brubaker is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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