Rajita G. Patil, MD

Rajita G. Patil, MD

Complex Family Planning| Obstetrics and Gynecology
Accepting new patients
Primary Location
Santa Monica OBGYN
2001 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 380
Santa Monica, California 90404


Dr. Rajita Patil is a board-certified Assistant Clinical Professor in OBGYN who strongly believes in delivering patient-centered care which considers the patient’s values and psychosocial factors to be just as important as their medical issues before providing medical treatment recommendations. She practices the full scope of obstetrics and gynecology, with additional expertise in complex family planning and menopause care.  Dr. Patil is a Menopause Society Certified Practitioner and is the director of the Comprehensive Menopause Program at UCLA. She also has clinical expertise in providing comprehensive abortion and contraception care. 

Comprehensive Expertise

  • Prenatal care (low and high risk)
  • Office gynecology including well woman examinations
  • Menopause/Perimenopause Care
  • Contraception including difficult intrauterine devices and nexplanon placement and removals
  • Comprehensive abortion care including Telehealth Abortion
  • Telehealth
  • Abnormal bleeding problems
  • Pap smears and abnormalities
  • In-office surgical procedures
  • Benign vulvar and vaginal problems

Academic and Medical Staff Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Associate Program Director of the Complex Family Planning Fellowship
  • Consultant Gynecologist at Arthur ASHE Student Health and Wellness Center
  • Consultant Family Planning Specialist at the Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Society of Family Planning
  • North American Menopause Society




Medical Board Certification

Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2008


Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCSF Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2006


MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 2002


Santa Monica

Santa Monica OBGYN

Women's Health| Obstetrics and Gynecology| Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Hormone replacement therapy
Complex contraceptive



Research Interests

  • Telehealth Abortion
  • Patient Experiences and Satisfaction with medical abortion