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Dr. Michael McHale, MD
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Dr. Michael McHale, MD

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    Overview

    Dr. McHale is a Professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at UC San Diego. He recently joined the faculty after serving at the Naval Medical Center San Diego from 2000-2007. During that time he was the Assistant Residency Director, Vice-Chairman of the Institutional Review Board, Principal Investigator for the Gynecologic Oncology Group studies, and the Director of the Donald Gallup Research Symposium. He has published multiple peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and review texts such as ACOG's Gynecologic Oncology Prolog. Dr. McHale received multiple teaching awards including the CREOG National Faculty Award.His research interests include prevention strategies for pre-invasive disease, the impact of environmental factors on carcinogenesis and clinical trials. He is currently the principal investigator on a multi-institutional, ovarian cancer trial for recurrent disease.U.S. News & World Report has named Dr. McHale one of the nation's Top Doctors in OB/GYN.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information on cancer treatment at UC San Diego, 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

    Medical Degree - Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL

    Other Degree - National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

    Other Degree - UC Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine

    Medical Degree - Gynecologic Oncologist

    Medical Degree - Professor of Reproductive Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Medical Procedures Performed

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

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. McHale'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 Michael McHale accepting new patients?

    Yes, Michael McHale is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Michael McHale offer online booking?

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

    Does Michael McHale offer telehealth appointments?

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

    Which language(s) does Michael McHale speak?

    Michael McHale speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Michael McHale have?

    Michael McHale is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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