Keck School Faculty

Evelyn Mitchell

Evelyn Mitchell

Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Clinician Educator)
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Residency Program Director
Obstetrics and Gynecology
2020 Zonal Ave. IRD #511 Off Campus Los Angeles

Home-Based Electrochemical Rapid Sensor (HERS): A Diagnostic Tool for Bacterial Vaginosis Sensors (Basel). 2023 Feb 08; 23(4). . View in PubMed

Declines in the Proportion of US Black Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents JAMA. 2021; May. . View in PubMed

Paraneoplastic Cushing's syndrome and hypercalcemia arising from metastatic endometrioid endometrial adenocarcinoma: A case report Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2019 Aug; 29:58-60. . View in PubMed

Biofilm formation by vaginal Lactobacillus in vivo Med Hypotheses. 2015 May; 84(5):417-20. . View in PubMed

Paternal Postpartum Depression: An Under Recognized Entity Current Psychiatry. 2015; May;14(5):e1-e2. . View in PubMed

Review of Vaginal Lactobacillosis Journal of Clinical Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2014; 3(3):81-84. . View in PubMed

Dr. Mitchell completed her medical school degree at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas and moved to Los Angeles to complete her residency training at LAC+USC County Hospital. She serves patients in the private practice setting at Verdugo Hills in Glendale as well as the USC Downtown LA clinic. She also teaches & supervises residents at LAC+USC County Hospital. Her academic and research interests include increasing the recruitment and retention of underrepresented providers and addressing healthcare disparities that exist among Ob/Gyn, including among African American, LatinX, and the transgender patient population. She provides trans-affirming care for pregnant patients in addition to patients seeking routine GYN care and surgery. She serves as faculty director of the OB/GYN Diversity & Inclusion Program targeted towards these efforts. She also has a passion for using virtual platforms and social media as a means to provide evidence based patient education about topics within Ob/Gyn.

Areas of expertise:
• Preconception counseling
• Complete prenatal care for low and high-risk pregnancies, and transgender patients
• Birth control services and counseling
• Basic infertility workup and treatment, including PCOS
• Trans-affirming gynecological care, including cervical cancer screening and pelvic exams
• Management of common problems such as ovarian cysts, fibroids
• Abnormal uterine bleeding
• Abnormal pap smear management
• Pelvic pain including endometriosis
• Gynecologic surgery-including laparoscopy
• Menopause management
• Pediatric and adolescent gynecology
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