: (415) 552-3870 | English

phone Appointments: (415) 552-3870 | English

Medical Services: Women’s Services (OB/Gyn)


MNHC offers services for women of all ages. Our culturally-sensitive, specialized staff of doctors, nurse practitioners, and nurse midwives are committed to providing quality gynecological services and prenatal care, ensuring that a woman’s needs are understood and met. Referrals to community services and specialists are facilitated by staff as necessary. All services are available in English and Spanish.


Women’s health services include:
  • Preventive care: Pap Smears and breast exams; referrals for mammography
  • STD testing and treatment
  • Menopause support
  • Nutritional assessments, health education and social service support
  • Family planning services, including Contraception (birth control); Basic infertility evaluation and treatment; Pre-conception counseling.
  • Pregnancy care provided by Certified Nurse Midwifes in collaboration with UCSF with delivery at San Francisco General Hospital.
  • Centering Pregnancy©: prenatal care in a group
  • Breast feeding support services
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  • "MNHC is about building a healthy community."
    - Fernando Gomez Benitez, MNHC Deputy Director

Birth Plans

A woman’s birth plan is respected; in 2012, 38% of births were natural, 28% involved an epidural and 34% received some other form of anesthesia, based on the woman’s needs and preferences.

Low Cesarean Rate

In 2012, only 9.3% of our pregnant patients delivered by Cesarean Section, far below the national average of 30% of pregnancies delivered by Cesarean.


Shotwell Clinic

240 Shotwell Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

(415) 552-3870

  • 2 blocks from the 16th Street BART station
  • MUNI bus lines: 12, 14, 14R, 22, 33, 49, and 53
  • SamTrans bus line: 5M

Excelsior Clinic

4434 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94112

(415) 406-1353

After Hours: (415) 406-1353; This service is free for our patients Monday- Friday, 5:00pm-7:59am; Including weekends.

Fax Number: (415) 452-9307

  • MUNI bus lines: 14, 14R, and 49

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MNHC - 240 Shotwell Street - San Francisco, CA 94110 - Phone: (415) 552-1013 - Fax: (415) 431-3178 - Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm

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