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Dr. Steven Plaxe, MD
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Dr. Steven Plaxe, MD

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    Overview

    Dr. Plaxe is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of the American College of Surgeons. He is Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology. He is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Committee of the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) and is Principal Investigator at UC San Diego for Gynecologic Oncology Group studies.He received the Ralphael Durfee Physician of the Year Award from the Thrivers' Network in 1997 and has been nationally recognized for excellence in residency education.Dr. Plaxe is widely published in medical journals in the field of gynecologic oncology and is active in a number of professional organizations related to his specialty.U.S. News & World Report has ranked Dr. Plaxe in the top 1% of OB/GYN physicians in the nation.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/cancer/Pages/default.aspx.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OBGYN)

    Hematology / Oncology Specialist

    Education & Training

    Mt Sinai Med Ctr, Gynecology; Yale New Haven Chldn Ctr, Obstetrics And Gynecology; Yale New Haven Hosp, Obstetrics And Gynecology (Residency)

    Other Degree - Yale University School of Medicine

    Other Degree - Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York

    Medical Degree - Director, Gynecologic Oncology

    Medical Degree - Professor of Reproductive Medicine

    Medical Degree - Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by an Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OBGYN), like Dr. Steven Plaxe, 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. Plaxe's office.

    Insurances

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

    Locations

    UC San Diego Health La Jolla - Moores Cancer Center - Gynecological Cancers

    3855 Health Sciences Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 822-6100

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Steven Plaxe accepting new patients?

    Yes, Steven Plaxe is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Steven Plaxe offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Plaxe's office at (858) 822-6100 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Steven Plaxe offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Plaxe's office at (858) 822-6100 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Steven Plaxe speak?

    Steven Plaxe speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Steven Plaxe have?

    Steven Plaxe is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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