Dr. Philip Darney, M.D., M.Sc., is a Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at San Francisco General Hospital. He received his undergraduate degree in experimental psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, his medical degree at UCSF, and his Master of Science at The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
He is board certified in preventive medicine and in obstetrics and gynecology and received his training in these specialties at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia and at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He has also served on the medical faculties at Harvard University, the Oregon Health Sciences University, and at UCSF.
Dr. Darney is the author of 200 scientific papers, scholarly reviews, and book chapters on contraception and gynecology and three books on family planning. He has conducted clinical and acceptability trials on implant, injectable, and oral contraceptives, contragestins, and intrauterine devices.
Dr. Sarrel describes how a woman's hormones and heart work together and why some women experience tachycardia, a rapid heart-rate.
December 6, 2010 - 12:20pm
Dr. Darney introduces himself and shares what a woman should know about her obstetrician/gynecologist (OBGYN).
August 12, 2009 - 4:25pm
Dr. Darney describes midwifery.
August 12, 2009 - 4:16pm
Dr. Darney explains how a woman can ensure she receives the best gynecological care during pregnancy.
August 12, 2009 - 4:02pm
Dr. Darney shares the advancements in contraception.
August 12, 2009 - 3:55pm
Dr. Harness discusses if contraceptive pills have long-term side effects.
August 12, 2009 - 3:50pm
Dr. Darney shares how a woman decides which contraception method best suits her.
August 12, 2009 - 3:44pm
Dr. Darney shares the methods of contraception available to men.
August 12, 2009 - 3:36pm
Dr. Darney explains why many women are giving birth by Casaerean section (C-section) and discusses a currently controversial gynecological topic.
August 12, 2009 - 3:22pm