gynecology

I just wanted to start by saying WOW! After having four consecutive miscarriages, I decided to take matters into my own hands and seek help from the best of the best. My husband and I first went to UCLA (over an hour away each direction) to meet Dr. Al-Safi back [...]

By uclahealth • October 26, 2020

Dr. Ritu Salani informs women about identifying cancerous symptoms

By uclahealth • September 18, 2020

Find out how cancer patients can maximize their care

By uclahealth • May 7, 2020

“This new center is unique in that we have made it multi-disciplinary,“ explains Dr. Victor Nitti, urologist and co-director of the Center for Women’s Pelvic Health at UCLA. “We have expert female pelvic medical specialists, or urogynecologists, who come from both urology and gynecology. We have assembled what I believe [...]

By uclahealth • November 19, 2019

“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

“This is not about us trying to get people to come into the hospital because we want their money. It’s about showing that we actually care,” says Yadira Zuniga, a PRIDE volunteer who works in the patient communication center for Urology and Gynecology at UCLA Health. “You don’t have [...]

By uclahealth • July 9, 2019

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 Dr. [...]

By • August 15, 2017

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 played a great [...]

By arinjhony • April 3, 2017

“Don’t drink alcohol during pregnancy.” Adults – women or not, pregnant or not – know the rule by heart. The rule about not using marijuana, however, needs a better agent. A recent federal survey published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that almost 4% of pregnant women had used [...]

By Tami Dennis • March 10, 2017

Luz Corona Gomez never forgot what her mother advised her sisters and her 20 years ago, as they crouched in the dust to help [...]

By Elaine Schmidt • July 13, 2016