female pelvic medicine

After 18 years, Ashleigh Thiel finally received a diagnosis of endometriosis thanks to UCLA Health’s Dr. Daniel Ginn

By uclahealth • June 22, 2022

“In Los Angeles, with traffic, 20 miles can be an hour and a half of driving, so we want to facilitate patients to have UCLA quality care close to home,” explains Dr. Erin Mellano, a urogynecologist at UCLA Health Torrance and the Center for Women's Pelvic Health at UCLA. “I [...]

By uclahealth • November 19, 2019

Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that develop in the uterus and can range in size from that of a pea to as large as a watermelon. Having fibroids is quite common: 70 to 80 percent of women will develop uterine fibroids during their lifetimes — and the likelihood of developing fibroids increases as a woman [...]

By uclahealth • October 4, 2019

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