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Dr. Janna Doherty

Dr. Janna Doherty

Dr. Janna Doherty came to Santa Cruz in 2000 following her OB-GYN residency at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in San Francisco. She is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Doherty is Board Certified and taking new patients. Dr. Doherty plays soccer and enjoys world travel, reading and studying Italian. She has a twin son and daughter and lives in Scotts Valley.

Dr. Naomi Silber

Dr. Naomi Silber

Dr. Naomi Silber is a native Californian, having grown up in Santa Monica and attending San Francisco State. She went to medical school at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, but missed her home and returned for residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Kaiser Hospital in San Francisco. Dr. Silber is Board Certified in OB-GYN and is taking new patients. Dr. Silber enjoys knitting, travel, reading, and SCUBA diving. She is a new mother of twins.

Margann Mentor, CNM

Margann Mentor, CNM

Margann Mentor, CNM has been involved in the birth community since 1981. She started as a homebirth assistant before attending UCSF for her midwifery degree. Margann has been delivering babies in Santa Cruz since 1996. She is the mother of two and enjoys mountain biking, downhill skiing and working to better her community.

Leora Fromm, CNM

Leora Fromm, CNM

Leora Fromm, CNM has been delivering babies in Santa Cruz since 1999 following her training at UCSF in midwifery. Before becoming a midwife, Leora worked as a professional baker, and she continues to enjoy baking and cooking. A native Californian, Leora lives with her husband and two children in Felton.

Meredith Hammig, CNM

Meredith Hammig, CNM

Meredith Hammig, CNM worked as a Labor and Delivery nurse at San Francisco General Hospital before earning her midwifery degree from UCSF in 2002. She worked for several years in Santa Cruz before moving to Napa three years ago. We are happy to welcome Meredith back to Santa Cruz, where she lives with her three children.