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Please call the New Patient Registration line to confirm that the provider you wish to see is accepting new patients. We strongly encourage you to call your insurance company directly to verify this provider is in-network for your specific insurance plan.

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About Janna Ekholm, MSN, CNM

Janna Ekholm, MSN, is a certified nurse-midwife (CNM) who provides family-centered maternity care, along with well-woman care, family planning and other services. She delivers babies in our holistic, in-hospital birth center or in the traditional labor and delivery environment, depending on the desires and needs of her patients.

Ms. Ekholm has extensive experience in caring for Spanish-speaking women and providing midwifery care in community-based health centers. She specializes in optimal fetal positioning and speaks frequently on this topic. Ms. Ekholm has also provided continuing education training to labor and delivery registered nurses, paramedic firefighters and emergency medical technicians.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Ms. Ekholm provided maternity care to women and their families at North County Health Services. While there, she served as the lead clinician for the clinic and a surgical first assistant during cesarean births.

Ms. Ekholm earned her Master of Science degree in nursing from Yale University School of Nursing.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information on having your baby at UC San Diego Health, see Pregnancy & Childbirth.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Degree

  • Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

Degree

  • Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2015-04-15

Board Certifications

  • American Midwifery Certification Board

Conditions and Treatments

  • Birth Control
  • Contraception
  • Family Planning
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD)
  • Natural Birth
  • Obstetrics Care
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Care
  • Women's Health
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted