OBGYN

“My grandfather was a physician and my mother was a lactation consultant, so I knew I wanted to go into women’s health,” says Eyelle Sacher, a certified nurse midwife at UCLA Health. “In college, I took an elective called Women’s Childbirth and [...]
By uclahealth • August 28, 2018
“We moved May to UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica,” says Shadman Habibi, lead nurse midwife for the UCLA Nurse Midwives group. “It’s been very exciting. Our clients have loved giving birth here. There are a lot [...]
By uclahealth • August 28, 2018
Whether you’re actively trying to get pregnant or just like to plan ahead, scheduling a preconception visit with your gynecologist is beneficial, according to Aparna Sridhar, MD, UCLA OB/GYN. “A preconception visit will help you take the necessary steps to ensure a healthy pregnancy and [...]
By uclahealth • June 22, 2018
Most women believe regular mammograms are the key to preventing breast cancer. But experts don’t always agree about when women should begin having regular mammograms. This has created confusion about the right time to start this important screening. Why the confusion? Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among [...]
By uclahealth • November 24, 2017

In the 1940s, sexually transmitted diseases (STD) like syphilis were rampant. A public awareness campaign, combined with effective antibiotics, almost eliminated syphilis and slowed the progression of other STDs. But decades later, STDs are back and reaching record highs.

Symptoms often go unnoticed

2016 [...]

By uclahealth • November 17, 2017
Heading off to college is an exciting time for young women moving away from home for the first time. Living with roommates, making new friends and juggling classes are all part of the experience. This new sense of independence should also include taking charge of one’s own health, says
By Amy Albin • August 15, 2017
I often report symptoms of various kinds to my longtime internist, Dr. Mina Ma. She has a great ability to determine what should be of concern. Fourteen years ago, she decided I should seek further help for some odd spotting. Because she knew when to be concerned, I went [...]
By diana b • March 25, 2017
The staff at UCLA OB/GYN at West Medical strives every day to provide excellent care for its patients. A recent $50,000 [...]
By uclahealth • January 3, 2017
Dr. Michael Johnson is by far the greatest doctor I have been to. He was my OB for 2 of my 3 children. He is patient, kind and perhaps his most defining quality - genuine. He never cared how many small complaints I had during pregnancy and was [...]
By nabiha.basathia • March 29, 2016