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Melina Rapazzini, CNM
El Camino Health Medical Network

Melina Rapazzini, CNM

Midwife, Certified Nurse

Accepting new patients

About Melina Rapazzini, CNM

Melina Rapazzini, CNM, is a certified nurse midwife who obtained her master's degree from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She encourages shared decision-making with her patients and strives to support them by staying on the forefront of evidence-based research.

Melina is passionate about providing care that is trauma-informed, antiracist and LGBTQ-affirming. She was awarded the UCSF 2021 Community Impact Award for her commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. "I am guided by my dedication to upholding patient autonomy and advocacy," she explains.

Before becoming a midwife, Melina worked as a labor and delivery nurse and also worked on a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Safe Motherhood Project in Zambia for one year. In addition to caring for her patients, Melina has a special interest in reproductive health care policy on a state level.

Outside her practice, Melina loves mountain biking, meditation, solo travel and playing at the occasional open mic.

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Locations & Appointments

El Camino Health

777 Knowles Drive, Suite 11

Los Gatos, CA 95032

Call (408) 871-5202

Insurances Accepted

  • Accepts Most Major Insurance Plans

Special Notice

*Please contact the doctor's office directly to confirm that your specific health insurance policy is accepted by the physician. We also recommend contacting your health insurance carrier to confirm coverage under your policy.

Our doctor directory is provided as a convenience to you. Physicians are not employees of El Camino Hospital and therefore may or may not accept the same Insurance Policies as the hospital. El Camino Hospital does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information listed.

Education

Masters of Science in Nursing

University of California San Francisco

Speciality: Midwife, Certified Nurse

Board Certifications

American College of Nurse Midwives

Speciality: Midwife, Certified Nurse

Languages Spoken

  • English