Michelle Tsai, MD

Michelle Tsai, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Primary Location
UCLA Health, OBGYN Santa Monica
2001 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 380
Santa Monica, California 90404


Dr. Michelle Tsai grew up in LA's San Gabriel Valley and received her bachelor's degree at the University of California – Berkeley. She taught English in Asia for a year prior to attending medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed her residency training at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to open her own private practice. Dr. Tsai joined UCLA in 2019. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and miniature schnauzer Sadie, as well as traveling, exercising, and trying out new restaurants in her community. They welcomed their first child in October 2020.


Medical Board Certification

Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2017


University of Hawaii, 2015


Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, MD, 2011

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Teen pregnancy
Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery
Vaginal hysterectomy
Laparoscopic hysterectomy
Birth control


  • 2014 Resident Award for Excellence in Obstetrics Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine - June 7, 2014
  • 2014 Most Outstanding Resident Research Project Award University of Hawaii, Department of OB/GYN Research Day - May 21, 2014
  • 2014 Audience Choice Award University of Hawaii, Department of OB/GYN Research Day - May 21, 2014
  • Best PGY-2 Teaching Resident Award University of Hawaii, OB/GYN Residency Program - June 14, 2013
  • Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship Virginia Commonwealth University - 2007-2011
  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship Virginia Commonwealth University - 2009-2011
  • Commonwealth Award in Medicine Virginia Commonwealth University - 2009-2011