Education

Fellowship
Urogynecology & Recon. Pelvic Surgery, Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 2000
Residency
Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1998
Internship
Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1995
Degree
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1994

Medical Board Certifications

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014
Obstetrics & Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2002

State License

A60495
  • About Me

    About Me

    Dr. Christopher Tarnay is a Urogynecologist and the Division Chief in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery for the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

    The Division provides a full spectrum of urogynecologic care to women experiencing bladder and pelvic floor problems. Dr. Tarnay specializes in both surgical and behavioral therapies with an emphasis on a compassionate and tailored approach to women's health care.

    Dr. Tarnay has extensive experience and offers many options in the treatment of urinary incontinence, interstitial cystitis, and pelvic organ prolapse including: Suburethral slings, urethral bulking therapy, and advanced vaginal reparative surgery with ability to incorporate the latest advances in minimally invasive surgery.

    Dr. Tarnay is also a leader in Robotic surgery for the treatment of prolapse and fibroid care with emphasis on uterine and fertility preservation.

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  • Locations

    UCLA GYN

    (primary location)
    Address
    100 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 383
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-983-1023
    Fax
    310-983-1034
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014
    Obstetrics & Gynecology
    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2002

    Education

    Fellowship
    Urogynecology & Recon. Pelvic Surgery, Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 2000
    Residency
    Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1998
    Internship
    Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1995
    Degree
    MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1994
  • Clinical Interests
    • Benign Ovarian Cysts
    • Fibroids
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Laparoscopy
    • Multichannel Urodynamics
    • Pelvic or Vaginal Pain
    • Prolapse
    • Robotic Surgery
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urogynecology
    • Vaginal & Pelvic Support Problems
    • Vaginal Reconstruction & Neovagina
    • Voiding Dysfunction
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Outcomes of vaginal reparative surgery and urinary incontinence.
    Minimally-invasive surgical techniques.
    Behavioral therapy for urinary incontinence.

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    In the News

    Awards

    • Super Doctors Southern California Los Angeles Magazine
    • 2014 The Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award for UCLA School of Medicine
    • 2010 APGO Excellence in Teaching Award. Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
    • 2010 Super Doctor. Los Angeles Magazine
    • 2006 Excellence in Resident Teaching Award
    • UCLA, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • 2004 Resident Teaching Award: Department of Family Practice, Kaiser Permanente
    • 2004 Excellence in Resident Teaching Award. UCLA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • 1998 President’s Award in Surgical Research“ Randomized Comparison of Entry Force and Incision Parameters of Six Laparoscopic Trocar-Cannula Systems” Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
    • 1998 Special Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
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