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Yolanda Tinajero, MD

Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Gynecologic Surgery
Assistant Professor

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 Street, J-140
San Francisco, CA 94143

Clinic Location: Mt. Zion
Clinic Phone: (415) 353-3400
Clinic Fax: 415-353-9551

Dr. Yolanda Tinajero is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. She specializes as a bilingual physician who provides comprehensive reproductive healthcare to the Latine/x community. She is a mentor to the UCSF SJV PRIME (Program in Medical Education) medical students. Her areas of interest include care of marginalized communities, reproductive justice and medical education.


Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
2022 University of California, San Francisco Residency Ob/Gyn
2018 University of California, Davis School of Medicine M.D. Doctor of Medicine
2010 University of California, Los Angeles B.S. Biology

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors

John A. Watson Faculty Scholar - UCSF School of Medicine Dean's Diversity Fund


James R. Green, MD, Memorial Award - UCSF Dept. of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences


Recognition of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology - American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)


Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery – American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)

2021 Woman of the Year - Kings County California, District 2
2020 Best Second Year Teaching Resident Award - UCSF Dept. of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Best Medical Student Teaching Award - UCSF Dept. of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences


San Joaquin Valley PRIME Fourth Year Medical Student Scholarship - UCSF Fresno


University of California Diversity Pipeline Initiative


Health Career Connection Internship, UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research

2010 Chancellor’s Service Award - University of California, Los Angeles
2006 Gates Millennium Scholar
2006 Col. J.G. Boswell Scholar