Genevieve Handy


Pediatric nurse practitioner
Trail runner, underwater adventurer and rock climber

Genevieve Handy is a nurse practitioner who cares for children having heart surgery. To ensure the best outcome for each patient, she works with a team of specialists before and during the procedure and throughout the hospital stay.

Handy earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Samuel Merritt University and a master's degree in nursing from UCSF with a focus in acute care pediatric nursing. She also completed the UCSF post-master's program in primary care for pediatric nurse practitioners.

Handy volunteers regularly with Operation Smile, a nonprofit organization that provides free surgery for children born with cleft lip and cleft palate defects.

  • Education

    Samuel Merritt University, BS, Nursing, 2003

    UCSF, MS, Nursing, 2011

Where I see patients (6)

    Fetal surgery firsts

    The first open fetal surgery in the world was performed at UCSF in the early 1980s.

    Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for this type of care. Not all providers at UCSF are covered by every insurance plan.