Karen Meckstroth, MD, MPH

Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
+1 415 353-7003

Effectiveness and safety of telehealth medication abortion in the USA.

Nature medicine

Upadhyay UD, Koenig LR, Meckstroth K, Ko J, Valladares ES, Biggs MA

O03Safety and effectiveness of synchronous and asynchronous telehealth medication abortion provided by us virtual clinics.


UD Upadhyay, LR Koenig, J Ko, E Valladares, K Meckstroth, MA Biggs

"No Big Deal": A Qualitative Study of Pharmacists' Perspectives on Dispensing Mifepristone for Medication Abortion.

Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health

Kaller S, Ma M, Gurazada T, Baba CF, Rafie S, Raine-Bennett T, Averbach S, Chen M, Berry E, Meckstroth KR, Grossman D

Effect of Paracervical Block Volume on Pain Control for Dilation and Aspiration: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Obstetrics and gynecology

Crouthamel B, Economou N, Averbach S, Rible R, Kully G, Meckstroth K, Mody SK

Pharmacists' knowledge, perspectives, and experiences with mifepristone dispensing for medication abortion.

Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA

Kaller S, Morris N, Biggs MA, Baba CF, Rafie S, Raine-Bennett TR, Creinin MD, Berry E, Micks EA, Meckstroth KR, Averbach S, Grossman D

Medication Abortion With Pharmacist Dispensing of Mifepristone.

Obstetrics and gynecology

Grossman D, Baba CF, Kaller S, Biggs MA, Raifman S, Gurazada T, Rafie S, Averbach S, Meckstroth KR, Micks EA, Berry E, Raine-Bennett TR, Creinin MD

Pharmacists’ knowledge of medication abortion and attitudes towards mifepristone dispensing at the pharmacy.


S Raifman, S Kaller, CF Baba, S Averbach, Creinin, K Meckstroth, S Rafie, T Raine-Bennett, D Grossman

Distance Traveled for an Abortion and Source of Care After Abortion.

Obstetrics and gynecology

Upadhyay UD, Johns NE, Meckstroth KR, Kerns JL

Claims of misoprostol use based on blood sampling should be viewed with skepticism.

International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Frye LJ, Winikoff B, Meckstroth K

Women's decision making regarding choice of second trimester termination method for pregnancy complications.

International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Kerns J, Vanjani R, Freedman L, Meckstroth K, Drey EA, Steinauer J

Cervical preparation for second trimester dilation and evacuation.

The Cochrane database of systematic reviews

Newmann SJ, Dalve-Endres A, Diedrich JT, Steinauer JE, Meckstroth K, Drey EA

Analgesia/pain management in first trimester surgical abortion.

Clinical obstetrics and gynecology

Meckstroth KR, Mishra K

First-Trimester Aspiration Abortion.

Management of Unintended and Abnormal Pregnancy

Karen Meckstroth, Maureen Paul

Cervical preparation for second trimester surgical abortion.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Sara Newmann, Andrea Dalve-Endres, Justin Diedrich, Eleanor Drey, Karen Meckstroth, Jody E Steinauer

Misoprostol administered by epithelial routes: Drug absorption and uterine response.

Obstetrics and gynecology

Meckstroth KR, Whitaker AK, Bertisch S, Goldberg AB, Darney PD

Misoprostol compared with laminaria before early second-trimester surgical abortion: a randomized trial.

Obstetrics and gynecology

Goldberg AB, Drey EA, Whitaker AK, Kang MS, Meckstroth KR, Darney PD

Misoprostol in gynecology.

Current women's health reports

Goldberg AB, Carusi DA, Meckstroth KR

Prostaglandins for first-trimester termination.

Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology

Meckstroth KR, Darney PD

Implant contraception.

Seminars in reproductive medicine

Meckstroth KR, Darney PD

Implantable contraception.

Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America

Meckstroth KR, Darney PD