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Santa Cruz County Hormone Price Guide

Banking (sperm/egg)

 

CryoChoice

CryoChoice maintains an FDA registered sperm bank which has processed and stored thousands of samples for clinical use. They provide home collection kits for privately banking sperm.

Tel: 800-619-7869 (Toll Free)  
Web: www.cryochoice.com  

Monterey Area

The Fertility and Gynecology Center

9833 Blue Larkspur Ln., Monterey, CA 93940
Tel: 877-733-4483
Web: www.montereybayivf.com

San Jose Area

Fertility Physicians of Northern California

2581 Samaritan Drive Suite 302, San Jose, CA 95124
Tel: 800-597-2234 Fax: 408-356-8954
Web: www.fpnc.com
Email: info@fpnc.com

San Francisco/Bay Area

The Sperm Bank of California (TSBC)

TSBC is the first and only sperm bank in the United States to operate as a nonprofit organization. Their mission is to provide services, information, and resources to all individuals and families who choose to create or expand their families through donor insemination and sperm storage. Trans-friendly.       2115 Milvia St. Suite 201
Berkeley, CA 94704
Tel: 510-841-1858 Fax: 510-841-0332                                                                                                                                                                               Email: info@thespermbankofca.edu  
Web: www.thespermbankofca.edu
 

Stanford University IVF/ART Program

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

900 Welch Rd Suite 350,
Stanford, CA 94304
Tel: 650-498-7911 Fax: 650-498-6175
Email: fertilitycenter@stanford.edu
Web: www.stanfordivf.com

UCSF Center for Reproductive Health

2356 Sutter St, 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Tel: 415-353-7475 Fax: 415-353-7744
Email: info@ucsfivf.org
Web: www.ucsfivf.org
 

MAIA Midwifery and Fertility Services LLC

5290 College Ave Ste C
Oakland, CA 94618
Fax 925-465-0155
Email: info@maiamidwifery.com
Web: http://www.maiamidwifery.com/ 

Pacific Reproductive Services

444 De Haro Street, Suite 222
San Francisco, CA 94107
Tel: 415-487-2288
Fax: 415-863-4358
Email: info@PacRepro.com
Web: pacrepro.com

Clinics

Santa Cruz

Planned Parenthood

1119 Pacific Ave #200
Santa Cruz, CA
831-460-3100


St James Infirmary
Provides health care and social services to sex workers. Now has an appointment-based trans health program, STRIDE, every Thursday 1-4pm.

1372 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: 415-554-9634
Email: stride@stjamesinfirmary.org
Web: stjamesinfirmary.org/

San Francisco/Bay Area
Dimensions Clinic: Health Services for Queer & Questioning Youth

The mission of the Dimensions Collaborative is to combine efforts across agencies to develop health care programs and services that increase health care access and education for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Questioning Youth.

Open: Thursdays and Saturdays  
3850 17th St., San Francisco, CA 94114                                                                                                                                  
Tel: 415-934-7789 or 415-934-7700 (for appointments)  Fax: 415-558-8221                                                                                                                        
Email: dimensions.clinic@gmail.com  
Web: www.dimensionsclinic.org
 

Lyon Martin Women's Health Services

Lyon-martin provides personalized healthcare and support services to women and transgender people who lack access to quality care because of their sexual or gender identity, regardless of their ability to pay. Lyon-Martin has created a trans-affirmative environment that encourages patients to develop an ongoing relationship with one of our transgender specialists that goes beyond just getting hormones and looks at all of their health and wellness needs.

1748 Market St., Suite 201, San Francisco, CA 94102                                                                                                                                                              
Tel: 415-656-7667 Fax: 415-252-2512  
Email: info@lyon-martin.org  
Web: www.lyon-martin.org  

 

Tom Waddell Health Center

The Transgender Clinic of Tom Waddell Health is committed to providing quality, integrated health care in an atmosphere of trust and respect. They are a multidisciplinary primary care clinic focusing primarily on the needs of underserved populations of inner city San Francisco. Primary care means they treat your whole body, not just your gender issues. Being multidisciplinary means they address all your concerns, not just your medical problems. They have nutritional, mental health and social services, and they work closely with community organizations.

50 Ivy St. (Lech Walesea St.), San Francisco, CA 94102                                                                                                                                                              
Tel: 415-355-7400
Email: sfgh.dphmail@sfdph.org (for nonmedical questions)                                                                                                                        
Web: www.sfdph.org/dph/comupg/oservices/medsvs/hlthctrs/tomwaddellhlthctr.asp

 

Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center

Asian and Pacific Islander Transgender Empowermen

730 Polk St., 4th floor, San Francisco, CA 94109                                                                                                                                                                    
Tel: 415-292-3400 Fax: 415-292-3404 
Web: www.apiwellness.org 

Trans: Thrive Drop-in center.                                                                                                                                        

815 Hyde St., 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94109                                                                                                                                                 
Tel: 415-409-4101 Fax: 415-409-4105
Web: www.transthrive.org
Trans: Thrive is a program seeking to foster a healthy trans community empowered by the leadership of its peers by providing educational workshops, social events, case management, peer testing/counseling, etc...  

Pharmacy

Strohecker's Pharmacy

Trans-friendly mail order pharmacy for hormones. Provide needles and syringes at no additional cost to client. Fast and knowledgeable service to trans clients.

2855-A S.W. Patton Rd., Portland, OR 97201                                                                                                                                                                          Tel: 503-222-4822 Fax: 503-222-4868 Email: stroheckers@stroheckersrx.com   Web: www.stroheckersrx.com  


Physicians

Monterey Area

Alisa Health Center (General Practitioners)

559 E. Alisal St., Salinas, CA

Tel: 831-769-8800

Santa Cruz

UCSC care is provided by:
UCSC: Edward Drew Malloy, MD or Elizabeth Hyde, FNP
To make an appointment at UCSC call 831-459-2500.
All students with UCSC insurance need an appointment to get an off-campus counseling referral and a physical exam and labs before getting an off-campus hormone start referral.
Web: http://healthcenter.ucsc.edu/


Jennifer Hastings, MD

Hormone therapy

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Westside, Santa Cruz, CA

Tel: 831-460-3130 (main #4)

 

Jennifer Schreck, MD

Hormone therapy

Palo Alto Medical Clinic, Santa Cruz Branch

Tel: 831-458-5670

 

Jeffery Williams, MD

Hormone therapy

Dominican Medical Foundation Santa Cruz, CA

Tel: 831-465-7778

 

San Jose Area

Richard Cherlin, MD

Hormone therapy

Los Gatos, CA

Tel: 408-358-2663

 

San Francisco/Bay Area

Charles Moser, PhD, MD

California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Tel: 415-621-4369  Fax: 415-621-8134

Catherine Forest, MD

UCSF Lakeshore Family Medical Center
1569 Sloat Blvd Suite 333
San Francisco, CA
Tel: 415-353-9339
Fax: 415-353-3450
Email: Dr.CatherineForest@gmail.com
Web: http://www.ucsfhealth.org/catherine.forest

 

Surgery

San Francisco/Bay Area

 

Michael Brownstein, MD

Has retired. His practice has been taken over by Dr. Curtis Crane


Curtis Crane, MD
provides both MTF and FTM surgeries:
Bottom and top surgeries for both trans men and trans women
1001 Mariposa St., Suite 101
San Francisco, CA 94107
Tel: 877-255-2081 or 415-625-3230
Email: admin@brownsteinmd.com
Web: brownsteincrane.com
Web: brownsteinmd.com
 

Marci Bowers, MD
Bottom surgeries for both trans men and trans women
San Mateo, CA
Tel: 877-439-2244
Fax: 877-439-9922
Web: marcibowers.com

 

Peter K. Davis, MD

Cosmetic MTF

1515 El Camino Real, Suite D
Palo Alto, CA 94306                                                                                                                                                                
Tel: 650-326-6800 
Web: www.davisplasticsurgery.com 

 

Andrew Epstein, MD

Urologist providing orchiectomy procedures

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301                                                                                                                                                                                    
Tel: 650-853-2988  
Web: www.pamf.org/ProviderSearch/?sitecfg=41&action=providerdetail&masterid=6944&isLevelOne=1

 

Eugene Kaplan, MD

MTF

120 La Casa Viaduct, Suite 20
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Tel: 925-979-9969 Fax: 925-979-9979

 

Douglas K. Ousterhout, MD, DDS

Plastic surgeon specializing in facial feminization

45 Castro St., Suite 150,
San Francisco, CA 94114
Tel: 415-626-2888
Email: ousterht@cris.com
Web: www.drdouglasousterhout.com