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Claire M. Moynihan, M.S.

(Pronouns: she/they)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-6732

Administrative: (585) 341-6732

Office: (585) 341-6732

Fax: (585) 341-8381

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Obstetrics & Gynecology


Claire Moynihan (she/they) is a Certified Nurse-Midwife affiliated with Highland Hospital. She graduated from Simmons College in Boston with a Bachelors in Nursing in 2009, and from Jefferson University (formerly Philadelphia University) with a Masters in Midwifery in 2019. She practiced nursing in Inpatient Women’s Psychiatry in Boston before moving back to her hometown of Rochester, where she worked as a Labor & Delivery nurse at Highland until pursuing midwifery.

Claire enjoys being able to work with women and individuals AFAB, and their families in achieving their health goals through shared decision-making and trauma-informed care, both in the office and inpatient obstetric settings. She is passionate about providing better care for fellow LGBQ/TGGE-identified individuals, addressing racism and reproductive justice in health care, minimizing barriers to better mental health services, and advocating for the midwifery profession and improved maternity care in Rochester and the state of NY.



  • Certified Nurse Midwife - American College of Nurse Midwives


CNM | Jefferson Medical College

Post-doctoral Training & Residency