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Heather West

Heather West, NP has been a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at Ob-Gyn Specialists since 2001 and has over 30 years of nursing experience in women’s health. She says the best part of her job is helping women of all ages be as healthy as possible, and she is proud to be part of such a collaborative practice that offers a full range of services. Her specialties include well-woman care, family planning and birth control options, prenatal care, care of the menopausal woman and management of gynecologic problems.

Heather got her master’s degree in Adult Advance Practice Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco and a post-master’s education in Women’s Health through The Planned Parenthood Federation of America. She holds national certifications as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She is certified in the use of Botox Cosmetic and the MonaLisa Touch laser.

Heather is a Clinical Assistant Adjunct Professor at UCSF.

In her spare time, Heather enjoys visiting her adult children, exploring the world with her husband and staying home and snuggling with her two cats.

• Bachelor of Science in Nursing from San Diego State University, California.
• Master’s of Science in Nursing from University of California, San Francisco, California
• Certificate as Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from Drexel University and Planned Parenthood Federation of America Family Planning Council, Pennsylvania.
• National Certifications as Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner through National Certification Corporation and Adult Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.