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Elizabeth A Micks, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Joined UW Medicine: 7/13/2012
Clinical Focus:

Family Planning:
• Family planning
• Contraception 
• Miscarriage management

Licensure: • Washington, 2010
• Oregon, 2010

Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013


• MD Degree
   (Jefferson Medical College, 2006)
• Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
   (University of California, Davis Medical Center, 2010)
• Fellowship in Family Planning
   (Oregon Health & Science University, 2012)
• Master of Public Health
   (Oregon Health & Science University, 2012)

Research Interests:

• Permanent contraception
• Novel hormonal contraceptives
• Pain control for uterine procedures, including intrauterine device placement


• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• Society of Family Planning

Selected Publications: Micks E, Jensen JT. Estradiol valerate and dienogest: A novel four-phasic oral contraceptive pill for effective pregnancy prevention and treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding. Womens Health (lond Engl) 2011;7(5):513-524.

Micks E, Jensen JT. Oral contraceptives: What you need to know when prescribing the latest formulations. Contemporary OB/GYN Feb 2012;43-49.

Micks E, Edelman A. How often should healthy women be screened for osteoporosis? OB/GYN Clinical Alert 2012;28(12):94-96.

Micks E, Edelman A. Progestins and risk of venous thromboembolism: What's the deal with drospirenone? OB/GYN Clinical Alert 2011;(28)4:25-28.

Micks E, Edelman A, Renner R, et al. An evaluation of hydrocodone/acetaminophen for pain control in first trimester surgical abortion: A randomized, controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2012 (Accepted for publication 7/2012).

Appointments & Practice Locations

Women's Health Care Center, Roosevelt (WHCC)
4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98105-6920

Appointments:   206.598.5500


Hall Health Women's Clinic
4060 NE Stevens Way, UW Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA 98195

Appointments:   206.616.2495


Cedar River Clinic, Renton
263 Rainier Ave South
Renton, WA 98057

Appointments:   425.255.0471