UCLA Obstetrics and Gynecology

Our OBGYN providers offer specialized care that ranks among the best in the country.

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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCLA has a long tradition of excellence in women's health care and ranks among the best in the country. We are ranked #8 nationally and #1 in California in the most recent U.S. News & World Report survey.

Our team of expert healthcare providers offers the full spectrum of clinical services and treatments, providing routine obstetrics and gynecology care as well as advanced care for complex conditions.

UCLA OBGYN seeks to continually excel in all areas of women’s health including the delivery of state-of-the art health care to women of all ages based on best available practices, research devoted to advancing women’s health through basic, translational and clinical exploration, and a commitment to training the next generation of providers and researchers devoted to improving women’s health.

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Find Your Care

Whether you need a preventative examination, pregnancy care or treatment for a gynecological condition, our OB/GYN specialists are here for you. 

To find out more about our OBGYN services, call 310-794-7274.

Meet the Team

Our expert team at UCLA OBGYN is committed to providing the finest and most comprehensive patient care.

Our Locations

We care for women before, during and after delivery, focusing on the physical and emotional well-being of our patients.

Giving to UCLA OBGYN

UCLA OBGYN counts on your generous support to sustain our innovative programs, allowing us to provide exceptional gynecologic and obstetric health care.

Dr. Beth Karlan


The UCLA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is committed to basic, translational and clinical research in its quest to develop new treatments and cures for a wide array of women's health conditions. Our department has ongoing research in the areas of high-risk pregnancies, postpartum depression, polycystic ovarian syndrome, elucidation of the genetic basis of congenital birth defects, cutting-edge work in advancing cures for ovarian, cervical and endometrial cancers, global health and a robust clinical trials program.


One of the core pillars of the UCLA OBGYN’s mission is to train the next generation of providers and researchers devoted to improving women’s health. We provide excellent training for our medical students, residents and fellows through a mixture of clinical experience, didactic material, research and investigative pursuits. We focus on providing a thorough education that provides the training of a well-rounded, academic obstetrician-gynecologist — one who excels in the medical, surgical and research aspects of our specialty.

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For Patients

Our healthcare providers specialize in the full spectrum of women’s health from general gynecologic care and routine prenatal care and labor and delivery to high-risk pregnancies and treatments for gynecologic cancer and other complex gynecological conditions.

COVID-19 Vaccine Info

A vaccine is the most promising strategy for combating COVID-19 for the general population, including pregnant people. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) recommend that all pregnant individuals be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Dr. Karlan named Endowed Chair in Research

Dr. Beth Karlan, Professor of UCLA Obstetrics and Gynecology, is named the inaugural holder of the Nancy Marks Endowed Chair in Women’s Health Research.


Conflict on the Maternal-Fetal Front

Dr. Yalda Afshar, maternal-fetal medicine specialist, is featured in U Magazine to explain how the biological tug between mother and developing fetus is a feature of pregnancy with potential long-term health effects for both.

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Newly established Chair for Women’s Genetic Research

Dr. Deborah Krakow, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been named to the newly established Joshua S. and Beth C. Friedman Chair for Women’s Genetic Research.   

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A U.S. News Top OBGYN Program

UCLA Obstetrics and Gynecology has once again earned a coveted spot in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll, ranking #8 in the nation for our specialty. 

Find a Provider

UCLA OBGYN has several locations throughout Southern California to serve you. To make an appointment please call 310-794-7274 or fill out the online request form.

OBGYN Care at UCLA Health

View all the patient services and treatment options at UCLA Health OBGYN

Get in Touch

To find out more about our Obstetrics & Gynecology (OBGYN) services, call 310-794-7274.

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