why you should consider nvfc

Born out of an idea to bridge cutting-edge technology with extraordinary clinical care, the Napa Valley Fertility Center offers a unique blend of innovative fertility solutions and a commitment to the long-term health of your offspring.

Judi Friedman, RN | IVF Coordinator

Judi Friedman, R.N. has been working in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility for over 20 years. Prior to a 3 1/2 year position at UCSF, she worked at several different private practices and large clinics in the San Francisco/North Bay area.

Judi received her B.S. from the University of Maryland. She holds an M.A. in Special Education from George Washington University and received her nursing degree upon moving to California in 1982.

Judi has a special interest in patient education/teaching and understands the importance of personal attention to all patients who are going through infertility treatments

Judi lives in Sonoma with her husband and has two “beautiful” daughters.

Kristie Clar, MA | IUI Coordinator

Kristie Clar, MA, has been working with infertility couples for over 7 years. She approaches patients with an uncommon level of attentiveness and compassion. 

Born and raised in Marin, Kristie attended Trinity College where she received her degree as a Medical Assistant. She is also certified in phlebotomy. Prior to her tenure at UCSF Reproductive Endocrinology, Kristie worked for 5 years in Pediatrics, gaining valuable insight and appreciation for the importance of early childhood development and healthcare.


Kristie has a special interest in Andrology and takes pride in providing extraordinary care to patients undergoing intrauterine insemination treatment.

A day in the life of our Center

Take a peek inside a typical day at the Marin Fertility Center.