Laila A. Al Marayati, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

Division Chief, Generalist Division

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Laila Al-Marayati, MD received her BS in Psychobiology from UCLA and her MD from UC Irvine. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at LA County-USC. She is Board Certified in her specialty and is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Al-Marayati is the Medical Director of Women’s Health at the Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center in downtown Los Angeles where she currently oversees a large outpatient and hospitalist practice that includes physicians and midwives.

As an Assistant Clinical Professor at the USC Keck School of Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Al-Marayati focuses mainly on teaching advanced gynecologic surgery to the residents. She also has expertise in caring for women who have undergone any form of female genital cutting (also known as FGM), working in collaboration with local organizations like the Program for Torture Victims to meet their needs.

Dr. Al-Marayati is particularly interested in global health, having participated in several medical missions serving refugees in Europe, indigent populations in Latin America and others in the Middle East. She is the chair of KinderUSA, a non-profit humanitarian organization that provides health, education and other forms of assistance to Palestinian children and their families living in the West Bank, Gaza, and refugee camps in Lebanon.


  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Ob-Gyn Residency : Golden Apple Teaching Award, 2015
  • Program for Torture Victims: Volunteer of the Year Award, 2014
  • LAC+USC, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Faculty Teaching Award, 2013
  • Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County: Judith Zitter Clinical Leadership Star Award, 2011
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)- LAC+USC, Dept. of Ob Gyn: Excellence in Teaching Award, 2009
  • Los Angeles City Council – Los Angeles, California: Certificate of Commendation, 2004
  • California State University at Northridge: Phenomenal Woman Award, 2004
  • UN Association-USA: World Citizen Award, 1999
  • University of California, Los Angeles: Cum Laude, 1984