Rimsha Ahmed, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Accepting new patients
Primary Location
Westwood OBGYN
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 430
Los Angeles, California 90095


Dr. Rimsha Ahmed (she/her) is dedicated to comprehensive obstetric and gynecological care and is a patient advocate for reproductive justice. Dr. Ahmed grew up in the northeast and earned her medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She then moved to Atlanta where she gained fellowship training in Advanced Pelvic Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine. Since completion of her clinical training, Dr. Ahmed has also pursued post-graduate medical education at Harvard Medical School’s Training to Teach in Medicine program. 

Prior to joining the academic faculty at UCLA Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Ahmed’s experience includes clinical practice at the Women & Infants Hospital and Medical School of Brown University in Rhode Island. There she focused her care on women’s health emergency services and provided quality medical care for diverse patient populations. Dr. Ahmed served as the Vice Chair for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) District I, Rhode Island Section. 

In addition to her broad scope of practice within clinical medicine, Dr. Ahmed is passionate about medical education and training our future physicians. In her prior roles as clinician and educator, she has served as medical student Director for Outpatient OBGYN, as a Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship mentor, course leader for pre-clinical medical students, and as an advisor to trainees. Dr. Ahmed has received several Excellence in Teaching awards for recognition in milestones and achievements as academic faculty. 

Dr. Ahmed continues to pursue her professional mission for providing comprehensive OBGYN care, patient advocacy, and medical education at UCLA. Dr. Ahmed is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.




Medical Board Certification

Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2021


Gynecologic Pelvic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 2019


Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hershey Medical Center Penn State College of Medicine, 2017


MD, Penn State College of Medicine, 2013


Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Contraceptive counseling
Well woman visit
Uterine bleeding
Prenatal care
Abnormal pap smear
Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery