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Mitzi Hawkins


Obstetrician and gynecologist

Dr. Mitzi Hawkins is an obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in caring for transgender and gender-nonbinary people. She offers the full spectrum of obstetric and gynecologic care, including pelvic and genital disease therapies, hormone management, family planning, prenatal and birth care, and gynecologic surgery. Hawkins is herself transgender and pleased to care for and work with her own community.

Hawkins' research explores decision making by patients and health care providers with regard to gender-affirming medical and surgical treatments. She also studies the effects of gender-affirming hormone therapy on sexual and reproductive health. She is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health and an editorial reviewer for the International Journal of Transgender Health.

Hawkins earned her medical degree at UCSF and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Oregon Health and Science University. She completed a fellowship in clinical research at the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center. She serves as chief of gynecology at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

  • Education

    UCSF, MD, 2014

  • Residencies

    Oregon Health & Science University, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2018

  • Fellowships

    San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Clinical Research, 2020

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