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Gail Greendale, M.D.
Gail Greendale, M.D.


Geriatric Medicine
Internal Medicine

General Information:



Professor, Department of Medicine, Geriatrics
Member, JCCC Patients and Survivors Program Area


Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr-East Campus, 1986 - 1988
Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 1983 - 1986
Internal Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 1982 - 1983
Medical Degree:
M.D., SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomed Sciences, 1982


Board Certification(s):
Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1992
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1985

Contact Information:

(310) 825-8253
(310) 794-9830 Iris Cantor - UCLA Women's Health Center
(310) 794-7274 Obstetrics and Gynecology patient appointments
(310) 206-8272 Geriatric Medicine Westwood Information and referral
(310) 828-0174 Geriatric Medicine Santa Monica Information and referral

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
General Gynecology

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Gail Greendale's research interests include menopause, osteoporosis, sex steroids, physical function, clinical and social epidemiology and interventional and behavioral research.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Lee E, Ingles SA, Van Den Berg D, Wang W, Lavallee C, Huang MH, Crandall CJ, Stanczyk FZ, Greendale GA, Ursin G. Progestogen levels, progesterone receptor gene polymorphisms, and mammographic density changes: results from the Postmenopausal Estrogen/Progestin Interventions Mammographic Density Study. Menopause. 2012 Mar;19(3):302-10.

Conroy SM, Butler LM, Harvey D, Gold EB, Sternfeld B, Greendale GA, Habel LA. Metabolic syndrome and mammographic density: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation. Int J Cancer. 2011 Oct 1;129(7):1699-707. Epub 2011 Mar 11

Conroy SM, Butler LM, Harvey D, Gold EB, Sternfeld B, Oestreicher N, Greendale GA, Habel LA. Physical activity and change in mammographic density: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 May 1;171(9):960-8. Epub 2010 Mar 30

Butler LM, Gold EB, Conroy SM, Crandall CJ, Greendale GA, Oestreicher N, Quesenberry CP, Habel LA. Active, but not passive cigarette smoking was inversely associated with mammographic density. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Feb;21(2):301-11.

Crandall CJ, Sehl ME, Crawford SL, Gold EB, Habel LA, Butler LM, Sowers MR, Greendale GA, Sinsheimer JS. Sex steroid metabolism polymorphisms and mammographic density in pre- and early perimenopausal women. Breast Cancer Res. 2009 Jul 27;11(4):R51. Epub 2009 Jul 27