Department of Reproductive Medicine

Robert Semo

Clinical Professor
Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Patient Appointments: 858-657-8745

Administrative Office: 858-249-1208

Fax:  619-543-3703

Medical Practice

January 2006-Present
UCSD Medical Center
OB/GYN, part time

October 2005-Present
VA Medical Center
Gynecology, part time

June 2004- December 2005
Medical Center for Clinical Research
Gynecology and clinical research

February 2001- May 2004
Gynecologist, Private Practice
Venice, Fl
Practice includes gynecology and gynecological surgery

January 1999- December 2000
Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Group Practice, Women’s Health Care, Inc
San Diego, California
Practice includes office OB/GYN, gynecological surgery and approximately 75 deliveries per month

January 1989- January 1999
Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Private Practice
San Diego, California
Practice includes office OB/GYN, gynecological surgery and approximately 14 deliveries per month

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
San Diego, California
Per Diem

July 1987- January 1989
Smith Hanna Medical Group
San Diego, California
Staff OB/GYN Physician

July 1983- June 1987
Residency: State University Of New York, Health Science Center at Syracuse
Training in High Risk OB, Laparoscopy, Infertility, Laser Surgery, Oncology, Endocrinology, Ultrasonography

Clerkship: Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, New York
An affiliate of the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center

Licensure & Certificates

 California Licensed Physician and Surgeon - 1987
 Florida Licensed Physician and Surgeon - 1999
 Massachusetts Licensed Physician and Surgeon - 1983
 New Jersey Licensed Physician and Surgeon - 1987
 California and New Jersey Licensed Pharmacist - 1978
 Fellow of American Board of OB/GYN, December, 1990
 Ob/GYN Board Certified, December 1990; Recertified 2009
 Operative Hysteroscopy,
 Gynecologic Endoscopy, Laser Surgery, Videolaseroscopy, Pelviscopy
 FLEX: (February 1983) Score: 82 (overall)
 ECFMG: (January 1982) Score:80

Academic & Professional Activities

1990-Present: Associate Professor: St. George’s University School of Medicine
Lectures and labs on issues relating to obstetrics and gynecology in Physical Diagnosis program

2007-Present: (HS) Assistant Clinical Professor, Non-Salaried: UCSD

1988-2002: Clinical Instructor, Non-Salaried: UCSD
2004-2005: Volunteer Clinical Instructor: UCSD
2005-2006: Clinical Inustructor, Non-Salaried: UCSD

1987-1998: Medical Executive Committee
Mission Bay Hospital, San Diego, California

1992-1993 & 1997-1998: Chairman, GYN Department: Mission Bay Hospital, San Diego, California

1994-Present:Medical School Interviewer: St.George’s University School of Medicine
Interview medical school applicants for St. George’s University


Medical Doctor: St George’s University School of Medicine
Matriculation: January 1979
Graduation: October 1982
Top 10%

B.S., Pharmacy, Rutgers College of Pharmacy
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Pharmacy Experience

Burgio Pharmacy Center, Totowa, New Jersey
Pharmacist (1977-1979)
Pharmacy Technician (1972-1977)

1979 & 1980: Summer
Rite Aid Pharmacy

Hospital Affliations

UCSD Medical Center
VA Medical Center, La Jolla, CA

Society Memberships

 American College of OB/GYN
 California Medical association
 Sarasota Gynecological Society
 American Medical Association
 American Association of GYN Laparoscopists
 California Medical Society
 Florida Medical Society
 American Pharmacology Association
 Rutgers Alumni

Volunteer Work

 UCSD Free Student Clinic
 Provided health care at Clinical de Ayuda, Florida
 Provided health care at South County Free Clinic, Florida
 Monthly medical writer in Venice Gondolier


“Validity of Sexual Distress Scales Vs Electronic Diary in Women with Decreased Sexual Desire” submitted to ACOG
“Laser Vaporization of Genital Condylomata in Pregnancy” in the Journal of Gynecologic Surgery, 1990 Vol.6, Issue 4, 257-62

Clinical Research

Principal investigator for over 50 clinical trials. List on request.