Laila A. Al Marayati
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
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.