Kirsten E. Salmeen, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Clinical Instructor

Curriculum Vitae

  • University of Michigan Medical School 2005
  • University of Michigan Medical School 2009 
  • UCSF Medical Center 2013
  • Contraception/family planning
  • Health literacy
  • Patient education
  • Shared decision making
  • Medical complications of pregnancy and labor
  • Cervical insufficiency
  • Diabetes


Dr. Kirsten Salmeen specializes in medically complicated pregnancies and deliveries, diabetes in pregnancy and contraception and family planning. She is also interested in patient education, health literacy and shared decision making.

Salmeen completed her medical degree and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan Medical School, where she was awarded Resident of the Year for Medical Student Teaching. Subsequently, she completed a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at UCSF, where she earned the Outstanding Resident Teaching Award and was named the Most Outstanding Fellow. Salmeen is an assistant professor at UCSF.