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Mitzi Hawkins, MD

Obstetrics, Gynecology, Gynecologic Surgery, and Transgender Health
Assistant Professor
Chief, Division of Gynecology, San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center
Director of Gynecology, Lyon-Martin Community Health Services

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:

2356 Sutter St, Ste J-140
San Francisco, CA 94115

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Hawkins is a full-scope generalist, with a focus on expanding care for transgender and gender nonbinary people. Dr Hawkins' research explores the effects of gender-affirming hormone therapy on sexual and reproductive health. She also studies decision making by patients and health care providers with regard to gender-affirming medical and surgical treatments. She has lectured extensively on the care of transgender and gender nonbinary people, is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health and an editorial reviewer for the International Journal of Transgender Health.


2014 University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA M.D. Medicine
2018 Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR Residency Ob/Gyn
2020 University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Fellowship Advanced Women's Health Research
In Progress University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA MAS Clinical Research

Selected Publications

Management of Menstruation in Transgender and Gender Nonbinary Adolescents. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2022 12 01; 65(4):753-767. Berrahou IK, Grimes A, Autry AMHawkins M. PMID: 35467570.

Endometrial findings among transgender and gender nonbinary people using testosterone at the time of gender-affirming hysterectomy. Fertil Steril. 2021 05; 115(5):1312-1317. Hawkins MDeutsch MB, Obedin-Maliver J, Stark B, Grubman J, Jacoby AJacoby VL. PMID: 33583596.

Society of Family Planning clinical recommendations: Contraceptive counseling for transgender and gender diverse people who were female sex assigned at birth. Contraception. 2020 08; 102(2):70-82. Bonnington A, Dianat S, Kerns J, Hastings J, Hawkins M, De Haan G, Obedin-Maliver J. PMID: 32304766