Leadership

Victor W. Nitti, MD

Victor W. Nitti, MD

Co-Director

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology, Chief of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) and Fellowship Director for the FPMRS ACGME accredited program. He completed his medical degree at the University of Rochester and Rutgers New Jersey Medical, completed his urology residency at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY and then completed a fellowship in female urology, neurourology and reconstructive urology at UCLA.

Christopher M. Tarnay, MD

Christopher M. Tarnay, MD

Co-Director

Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology and Chief of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Tarnay completed his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology residency at UCLA School of Medicine and Fellowship in Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at Harbor - UCLA Medical Center. 


Pelvic Health Specialists

Anne L. Ackerman, MD

Anne L. Ackerman, MD

Urology| Urogynecology

Assistant Professor of Urology and Director of Research, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Ackerman earned her undergraduate degree in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and a Ph.D. in Immunology at Yale University. After realizing a desire to pursue translational medicine, she joined the Medical Scientist Training Program at Yale, receiving an M.D. degree. 

Chad Baxter, MD

Chad Baxter, MD

Urogynecology| Urology

Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology. Dr. Baxter completed his MD at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, urology residency at Penn State University, and fellowship training in Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at UCLA. Previously the Director of Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Surgery at North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System in New York.

Tamara Grisales, MD

Tamara Grisales, MD

Urogynecology| Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery| Gynecology

Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Grisales completed her medical degree at University of Texas Medical School at Houston, her obstetrics & gynecology residency and her female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery fellowship at the UCLA School of Medicine.

Ja-Hong Kim, MD

Ja-Hong Kim, MD

Minimally Invasive Urology| Urology| Urogynecology

Professor, Division of Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Urology. Dr. Kim completed her MD at Baylor College of Medicine, Urology residency training at Cleveland Clinic, and Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at UCLA. Her clinical areas of interest include voiding dysfunction, vaginal prolapse, and genitourinary reconstruction. She performs pelvic floor reconstruction, laparoscopic, and robotically-assisted surgery.

Erin M. Mellano, MD

Erin M. Mellano, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology| Urogynecology

Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Mellano completed her medical degree, obstetrics & gynecology residency and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery fellowship at UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Mellano has a passion for women's health, specifically pelvic floor disorders and bladder dysfunction.

Amy E. Rosenman, MD

Amy E. Rosenman, MD

Urogynecology

Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Rosenman completed her medical degree at New York Medical College, obstetrics & gynecology residency at UCLA School of Medicine and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery fellowship at American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.