Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

About the Department

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) is a leading institution in all aspects of women’s health with nationally recognized programs in obstetrics and gynecology, including high-risk pregnancy, reproduction genetics, gynecology, breast disease, infertility, contraception and cancer. Faculty members also have expertise in subspecialty areas such as gynecologic urology, infectious diseases and genetics.

About the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Laila Muderspach, MD

“I am proud to lead a dedicated team committed to taking care of women and their unique needs throughout their lives.”
Laila Muderspach, MD
Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Residency Program Director
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Our Divisions

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynecologic Oncology
Female Pelvic Medicine Reconstructive Surgery
Maternal Fetal Medicine, including Fetal Surgery
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Clinical Activities

Women have unique health needs and our comprehensive services aim to treat each patient for their individual needs with support, resources, the latest technology and patient education. Our interdisciplinary approach ensures we are at the clinical forefront of new developments in medical research including advancements and expertise in gynecology, fertility, maternal fetal medicine, fetal surgery, reproductive endocrinology, women’s cancers, gynecologic urology, osteoporosis, hormone replacement therapy, and many other health topics that are important to women.

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Department News

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Brain Imaging Study Reveals High-Calorie Food Cravings After Starting Depo-Provera Regimen

Researchers believe counseling to mitigate unwanted weight gain would help women stay on birth control, prevent more unintended pregnancies Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) have found that the contraceptive injection depo medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), more widely known as Depo-Provera, can increase activity in the “reward” areas of the brain stimulated by food.
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Keck School Events

Pathology Resident Conference: Dr. Kyle Hurth

Pathology Resident Conference: Dr. Kyle Hurth

08/29/2016
LAC+USC Medical Center, Clinic Tower, Room A7A
8:00 am - 9:00 am

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