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Mitzi Hawkins, MD, MAS

Obstetrics, Gynecology, Gynecologic Surgery, and Transgender Health
Clinical Instructor
Chief, Division of Gynecology, San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center

If you are a patient, please do not contact this physician by email without her prior expressed consent due to confidentiality concerns.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

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

Clinic Phone: (415) 885-7788
Clinic Fax 415-885-7718

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

Bonnington A, Dianat S, Kerns J, Hastings J, Hawkins M, De Haan G, Obedin-Maliver J. Contraceptive counseling for transgender and gender diverse people who were female sex assigned at birth. Contraception. 2020 Apr 15. PMID: 32304766

Zaid UB, Hawkins M, Wilson L, Ting J, Harris C, Alwaal A, Zhao LC, Morey AF, Breyer BN. The cost of surveillance after urethroplasty. Urology. 2015 May; 85(5):1195-1199. PMID: 25819624. PMCID: PMC4513932