Dr Elizabeth Sivesind
Graduated from the MEDEX Physician Assistant Program (USC and UCLA) and went to work in an innovative Family Practice model at Kaiser, southern California. Later, she worked 8 years in a complementary/alternative medical practice in Mill Valley. She went on to work as lead clinician at Planned Parenthood Antioch and Concord, helping develop their prenatal program, and served as preceptor to the UCSF Nurse Practitioner/Midwifery Program, and was a Colposcopy instructor. She worked in an ObGyn solo practice for many years before joining Ob-Gyn Partners. She has a B.A. in psychology from the University of California at Berkeley, and an M.S. in Health Sciences from San Francisco State University. She spent a year traveling around the world, including a month in Egypt, and 4 months in India and Nepal studying yoga and healing.Liz’s interests include people, reading, walking, cooking, travel, animals, and spending time with her large family. She speaks French and a little Spanish. "I love my job. It's interesting, challenging, and satisfying. I get to use my brain, my body, my heart and my spirit. I have been drawn to health and healing since I was a little girl concerned about my mother who suffered from health problems, and wanting her to feel better. I'm grateful for the chance to work in health care."