Patient Care

Specialized Care


The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine provides a range of services designed to meet the needs of this unique population through our clinics:

  • General health care

  • Family planning, sexuality, pregnancy and general adolescent gynecological care

  • Sexually transmitted disease diagnosis and treatment

  • Colposcopic examination and treatment

  • Behavior, family and school problems evaluation and counseling

  • Substance use and abuse management

  • Nutrition and adolescent eating disorders

  • Chronic disease management

  • Health care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)

  • Health promotion, education and disease prevention counseling

  • Medical consultants to high school-based clinic and residential drug treatment center for youth

Inpatient consultation and referral:

  • The division is available 24 hours a day for consultation on adolescent patients admitted to the pediatric, adult medicine, and surgical services.
  • Referral for evaluation for inpatient admission of adolescents is available 24 hours a day; patients are admitted to the service under the Adolescent Medicine faculty on call.
  • Adolescent Eating Disorder Inpatient Service: We care for medically compromised adolescents who suffer from Eating Disorders, specifically Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa, on our acute medical floor. Our interdisciplinary team evaluates and manages these patients until they are medically stable for discharge. If you are concerned about a patient, please call 415-353-2002 for more information