Obstetrics & Gynecology

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On February 22, 2015, I gave birth at The Birthplace at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica to a beautiful baby girl named Kayli Herrera-Leon. Prior to giving birth, my OBGYN, Dr. David Ghozland made everything so much better. The nurses helped a WHOLE LOT as well, but Dr. Ghozland [...]
By arinjhony • April 3, 2017
Maintaining optimal oral health is important in all stages of life, but it’s even more important when a woman becomes pregnant. Pregnant women can experience negative, and often unexpected, changes in their oral health that have long-term repercussions. These can include an increase in cavities due to frequent [...]
By Brianna Aldrich • March 8, 2017
In October of 2012, as I was picking my two year old son up from day care, my car was struck by a man driving a large work van. I had been standing next to my car, trying to cajole my son into his car seat. The force of impact [...]
By stacey12 • February 3, 2017
Breastfeeding can be one of the most wonderful experiences of motherhood. It can also be one of the most challenging. A new
By uclahealth • January 4, 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
You’ve likely heard about the health issues caused by obesity. It raises your risk for heart disease and diabetes, increases your blood pressure and makes it difficult to do everyday activities such as walking or climbing stairs. For women [...]
By uclahealth • December 28, 2016
A revolving team of UCLA surgical experts is providing critical medical care to hundreds of women in Africa who suffer from incontinence brought on by difficult, prolonged [...]
By uclahealth • December 6, 2016
Written by: Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh Listen to your body and make time for your routine gynecologic exams [...]
By Reggie Kumar • September 19, 2016
Professor, Doctor Sanaz Memarzadeh, M.D., Ph.D. saved our mother’s life! It all started from my mom’s bleeding and our immediate visit to the nearest Hospital Emergency Room, almost 3 years ago. We came to see Doctor Memarzadeh, seeking urgent critical second opinion [...]
By ybukh • August 29, 2016
Like all doctors, surgeons need to stay abreast of their field, but for them, doing so is complicated by the need to learn – and be adept at using – constantly evolving surgical technologies. They need a place to learn in a non-life-and-death situation. That’s where UCLA’s
By Enrique Rivero • August 3, 2016