Family Medicine

Our patient centered healthcare team offers a coordinated treatment approach for each patient. You will have a primary care practitioner and a health care team made-up of assistants and specialists dedicated to being there for you when you are sick and working with you to stay healthy. We will all work together towards your health care goals.

Your health care team will help you navigate your way through the health system. Your team may include the following health care professionals:

  • Practitioner (Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant)
  • Nurse
  • Medical Assistant
  • Referral Specialist
  • Behavioral Health Clinician
  • Other health care staff, as needed

The patient centered healthcare team model that we use has many advantages, including:

  • Your team cares for you as a whole person
  • We connect you to any other services that you need, internally and externally.

As your care team, we will:

  • Listen to your concerns and questions
  • Explain conditions, treatments and results in an easy-to-understand way
  • Help develop a clear health plan for your treatment goals and explain what you can expect
  • Give you clear directions about medications
  • Keep all of your information confidential
  • Provide you with same-day appointments
  • Provide you with after-hours physician advice
  • Connect you with a trusted specialist

As our patient, we ask you to:

  • Partner with us to develop your care plan
  • Write down a list of concerns and questions so that we can talk about them
  • Keep a list of your medications including over-the-counter medications and bring them to your visits
  • Let us know if you have gone to an emergency room or hospital and check with us before you go
  • When you go somewhere else for treatment, let them know you are a patient at Sonoma Valley Community Health Center and give them permission to share information from your visit with us.

We want to help you take care of yourself and your health!

Behavioral Health

Our behavioral health clinicians, as part of your primary care team, work with your primary care practitioner to evaluate barriers to your health and address those barriers by providing brief, solution-focused interventions.

Your Behavioral Health Clinician can offer:

  • Consultation
  • Screening and mental health assessment
  • Brief behavioral health interventions (typically 1-12 visits)
  • Stress management
  • Psycho-educational skills training
  • Support groups
  • Psychiatric medication evaluation and management
  • Referral services to specialty mental health clinicians
  • Resource referrals

Examples of behavioral health concerns include:

  • Stress
  • Chronic Illness/Pain
  • Anxiety/Fears/Phobias
  • Depression
  • Insomnia/Sleep Disturbance
  • Grief/Bereavement
  • Struggling to take medication as prescribed or following your plan of treatment
  • Substance Use/Chemical Dependency

You are welcome to reach out to your primary care provider at any time if you feel you may benefit from meeting with one of our behavioral health specialists.

Women’s Health & Obstetrics

Our Women’s Health Service includes a dedicated care team of primary care clinicians and women’s health specialists. We empower our patients of all ages to achieve exceptional health by providing women-centered primary care, family planning, prenatal and post-partum care. Our center has various services to help meet your care needs.

Primary Care: We provide comprehensive primary care, including diabetes screening, cervical cancer screening and referrals for Mammograms.

Family Planning: We provide pregnancy tests and comprehensive birth control options to our patients.

Prenatal Care: We offer early-term prenatal care with midwives and physicians. Our team partners with Queen of the Valley Medical Associates to deliver care as you get closer to your delivery date.

Perinatal Services: We offer prenatal care. Our program, along with your obstetrics practitioners, offers support leading up to and directly after your child’s birth. We want you to have a healthy baby and a positive pregnancy experience. Through education and counseling, we address all of your pregnancy and post-partum needs to help you have a happy and healthy pregnancy.

Women’s Health Services can offer:

  • Preventative care
  • Outpatient gynecology
  • Prenatal care
  • Family planning services
  • STI testing/treatment
  • Confidential pregnancy testing
  • Cervical Cancer Screening Program
  • Breast Cancer Screening Program

Dental Program

Taking care of your health includes taking care of your smile. Oral health is essential for your well-being. Dental checkups and cleanings are important for healthy teeth and gums and for diagnosing and treating dental problems. Our friendly, high-quality dental team is here to help you keep your teeth healthy. For a healthier smile, a steady regimen includes:

  • Brush your teeth twice a day with a fluoridated toothpaste
  • Floss daily
  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Visit your dentist regularly

We welcome patients insured through Medi-Cal, as well as the uninsured or under-insured.

We offer preventative and restorative services including:

  • Primary and preventive care for adults and children
  • X-rays and exams
  • Routine cleanings
  • Deep cleanings
  • Composite fillings
  • Extractions (excluding wisdom teeth)

Specialty Care

We seek to provide you with access to specialty care to address your more specific health care needs. We offer the following services:

  • Urology
  • Podiatry
  • Pain Management
  • Referrals to outside specialty care providers

In-House Pharmacy

Our in-house pharmacy offers a variety of pharmaceuticals at an affordable price.

The Pharmacy:

  • Accepts most insurances
  • Accepts FSA, HSA, VISA, Mastercard, checks and cash
  • Mail and home delivery services

Patient Assistance

Our Certified Enrollment Counselors (CECs) facilitate access to quality health care, insurance and education for all members of the community, especially the uninsured and under-insured. Our CECs assess and enroll patients in various programs such as Covered California, Medi-Cal, Medicare, CMSP, Partnership Health Plan, SVCHC’s Sliding Scale program, CalFresh and others. They also connect patients with resources such as housing, transportation, food, etc.

Please call 707.939.6070 to make an appointment with one of our CECs.


We offer transportation for those without access to a vehicle or who are unable to safely drive themselves. This service is offered Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please call 707.939.6070 ext.128 for more information.

Allied Health Services provides this service in collaboration with Sonoma Valley Community Health Center.