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Adolescent Medicine & Teen Health

As a leader in the field of adolescent medicine, we provide a full range of primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare to teenagers and young adults ages 11-21. Our multidisciplinary team has the training and expertise in all aspects of teen health—physical, emotional, mental and sexual—to provide the best care possible for your adolescent. Board certified pediatricians, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, and specialists in health education and substance abuse look at each teen and young adult as an individual and consider every aspect of their lives in order to address their unique medical and mental health issues.

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Why Families Choose Us

Services for Adolescents, Teens, & Young Adults

We provide a medical home where teens and young adults can feel safe and comfortable accessing healthcare.

  • Health Evaluations and Preventative Care: immunizations, general exams
  • Sports Physicals & School Physicals
  • Chronic Medical Conditions: asthma, obesity, eating disorders
  • Mental Health: individual, group and family therapy
  • Reproductive Health: family planning, diagnosis of pregnancy, decision-making, and sexually transmitted infection management
  • Physical and Sexual Assault: evaluation and management
  • Substance Use: care, treatment and counseling
  • Education for patients and families about issues most relevant to adolescents including nutrition, sexuality, and healthy lifestyles

School-based Clinics

Our school-based clinics give young people a teen-friendly medical home where they can feel safe and comfortable accessing healthcare.

  • Two school-based health centers provide mental health services including individual, group and family therapy.
  • Our three teen health centers are specifically designed to overcome the barriers that may discourage adolescents from utilizing health services and are staffed by experienced health professionals who are trained to work with adolescents.
  • Each of our teen health sites serves as a national model for adolescent health care.
  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland  Adolescent Medicine works within our community—schools, clinics, and administrations throughout the Bay Area—to individualize and streamline each patient’s access to services and educational tools.