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Homer G. Chin

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Homer G. Chin

Vice Chair and Clinical Professor, Reproductive Medicine
University of California, San Diego
reproductive medicine
abnormal Pap smears
obstetric and gynecological surgery
ovarian cysts
hromone replacement


Dr. Homer G. Chin is a clinical professor and vice chair of reproductive medicine at the UCSD School of Medicine. Chin provides comprehensive care to obstetric and gynecological patients with a wide range of needs, ranging from preventative health care to common problems such as abnormal Pap smears, benign surgery, fibroid uterus, abnormal bleeding, ovarian cysts, contraceptive counseling, hormone replacement and gynecological infections. He has extensive experience in gynecologic surgery and is experienced in newer laparoscopic procedures such as laparoscopically-assisted vaginal hysterectomy and laparoscopic procedures on the ovaries and fallopian tubes. He has run the Colposcopy Clinic at UCSD since 1982. Chin was also one of the first physicians to perform chorionic villi sampling in San Diego in 1984 and is still active in this procedure as well as early and conventional amniocentesis for genetic diagnosis. Chin is a member of the California Medical Association Obstetrics and Gynecology Scientific Advisory Panel. He is an expert medical reviewer for the California Board of Medicine and an oral examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has served as a reviewer of articles for numerous journals including the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Obstetrics and Gynecology.

200 W. Arbor Drive # 8433
San Diego  California  92103
United States
Office Phone: 
(619) 543-6777
Office Fax: 
(619) 543-3703


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