Keck School Faculty

Kristin A. Bendikson
Kristin A. Bendikson
Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology;Associate Fellowship Director;Director, IVF Program
Obstetrics & Gynecology
IRD 534 2020 Zonal Ave Off Campus Los Angeles
She compled her subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the internationally renowned Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility at Cornell University Medical College under the direction of Zev Rosenwaks, M.D. During that time, she received intensive training in ovulation induction, in vitro fertilization and fertility surgery, as well as the management of other disorders including recurrent pregnancy loss, endometriosis, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Her extensive training and years in practice have prepared her to deal with the most difficult and challenging cases.\n\nKristin holds the title of Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the USC Keck School of Medicine. She is the currently the principal investigator of several research projects including the study of zygote intrafallopian tube transfer for women of advanced reproductive age, aging of the uterine endometrium and vitamin D and its role in infertility. It is her goal to provide the highest quality care for her patients and to help them fulfill their desire of having a healthy baby. In addition, she strives to guide her patients through what can be a trying and difficult journey by providing them with the support and personal attention they need.\n\nFertility expert, teacher, and researcher, Kristin is also a married mother of two.

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology: Nominated for the Promising Young Clinician Award 22nd Annual Meeting , 2006

: Administrative Chief Resident Harvard Integrated Residency Program, 2003

: James E. Constantine Obstetrics and Gynecology Award New York University School of Medicine, 2000

Advanced paternal age and the risk of spontaneous abortion: an analysis of the combined 2011-2013 and 2013-2015 National Survey of Family GrowthAm J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 11; 221(5):476. e1-476. e7. . View in PubMed

Ovulation rates in a stair-step protocol with Letrozole vs clomiphene citrate in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome Contracept Reprod Med. 2019; 4:20. . View in PubMed

Micro-RNAs involved in cellular proliferation have altered expression profiles in granulosa of young women with diminished ovarian reserve J Assist Reprod Genet. 2018 Oct; 35(10):1777-1786. . View in PubMed

Blastulation timing is associated with differential mitochondrial content in euploid embryos J Assist Reprod Genet. 2018 Apr; 35(4):711-720. . View in PubMed

Pushing the limits of detection: investigation of cell-free DNA for aneuploidy screening in embryosFertil Steril. 2018 08; 110(3):467-475. e2. . View in PubMed

In Reply Obstet Gynecol. 2018 06; 131(6):1165-1166. . View in PubMed

Clomiphene Stair-Step Protocol for Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Obstet Gynecol. 2018 01; 131(1):91-95. . View in PubMed

A comparison of live birth rates and perinatal outcomes between cryopreserved oocytes and cryopreserved embryos J Assist Reprod Genet. 2017 Oct; 34(10):1359-1366. . View in PubMed

The dilemma of counseling patients about poor prognosis: live birth after IVF with autologous oocytes in a 43-year-old woman with FSH levels above 30 mIU/mL J Assist Reprod Genet. 2017 Sep; 34(9):1185-1188. . View in PubMed

Decreased live births among women of Middle Eastern/North African ethnicity compared to Caucasian women J Assist Reprod Genet. 2017 May; 34(5):581-586. . View in PubMed

Embryo transfer techniques: an American Society for Reproductive Medicine survey of current Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology practices Fertil Steril. 2017 04; 107(4):1003-1011. . View in PubMed

ASRM standard embryo transfer protocol template: a committee opinion Fertil Steril. 2017 04; 107(4):897-900. . View in PubMed

Low-dose human chorionic gonadotropin alone can complete follicle maturity: successful application to modified natural cycle in vitro fertilization Fertil Steril. 2016 May; 105(5):1228-1231. . View in PubMed

Developmentally delayed cleavage-stage embryos maintain comparable implantation rates in frozen embryo transfers J Assist Reprod Genet. 2015 Oct; 32(10):1477-81. . View in PubMed

Influence of vitamin D levels on in vitro fertilization outcomes in donor-recipient cycles Fertil Steril. 2014 Feb; 101(2):447-52. . View in PubMed

Egg banking in the United States: current status of commercially available cryopreserved oocytes Fertil Steril. 2013 Mar 01; 99(3):827-31. . View in PubMed

Characterizing the influence of vitamin D levels on IVF outcomes Hum Reprod. 2012 Nov; 27(11):3321-7. . View in PubMed

Microdose gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist in the absence of exogenous gonadotropins is not sufficient to induce multiple follicle development Fertil Steril. 2011 Jan; 95(1):317-9. . View in PubMed

The status of oocyte cryopreservation in the United States Fertil Steril. 2010 Dec; 94(7):2642-6. . View in PubMed

The outcome of intracytoplasmic sperm injection using occasional spermatozoa in the ejaculate of men with spermatogenic failure J Urol. 2008 Sep; 180(3):1060-4. . View in PubMed

Further evidence of the safety of assisted reproductive technologies Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Apr 03; 104(14):5709-10. . View in PubMed

Outcome of in vitro fertilization in women 45 years and older who use autologous oocytes Fertil Steril. 2007 Jan; 87(1):74-6. . View in PubMed

Comparison of GnRH antagonist cycles with and without oral contraceptive pretreatment in potential poor prognosis patients Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2006; 33(3):145-7. . View in PubMed

Ethnic background and in vitro fertilization outcomes Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2005 Mar; 88(3):342-6. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of urine toxicology screens in an oocyte donor population J Assist Reprod Genet. 2005 Feb; 22(2):103-4. . View in PubMed

Fertility options for HIV patients Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Oct; 14(5):453-7. . View in PubMed

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