Newsletter Summer 2020
Meet Our New UCLA OBGYN Fellows for the 2020-21 Academic Year
Five new fellows joined the UCLA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in July 2020. Our fellowship programs are designed to train exceptional clinicians, researchers, and leaders in the fields of Family Planning, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology,Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Abigail Armstrong, MD
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Dr. Armstrong completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at UCLA where she was the Administrative Chief during her fourth year. She received her medical degree at George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Armstrong’s clinical and research interests lie in broadening access to fertility treatments and providing fertility preservation for reproductive age cancer patients.
Aneesh Gupta, MD
Dr. Gupta is making a cross-country move to join UCLA following his obstetrics and gynecology residency at Drexel University and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his medical degree at University of Queensland School of Medicine. Dr. Gupta’s clinical and research interests include telemedicine, low-cost interventions, increasing access to care, abortion deserts, as well as public policy and laws regarding abortion care.
Leah Marsh, MD
Dr. Marsh completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at nearby Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Prior to her residency she completed her medical degree at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Marsh is interested in personalized medicine and cancer genetics, broadening access to screening for hereditary cancer assessment in underserved patient populations, and previvorship and survivorship among women with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Michael Richley, MD
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Dr. Richley returns to California after completing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. Prior to his residency Dr. Richley completed his medical degree at the University of California, Irvine. His research interests are in the management and pathophysiology of gestational and pre-gestational diabetes.
Michele Torosis, MD
Pelvic Female Medicine and Reproductive surgery
Dr. Torosis joins us from Northern California where she completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Stanford University Hospital. She completed her medical degree at University of California, Irvine. Her clinical and research interests intersect to include surgical innovation, defecatory disorders, novel treatment modalities for complex pelvic floor disorders and medical education.