Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Interim Division Chief of Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Cohen completed his medical degree at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, his obstetrics & gynecology residency at UCSF School of Medicine and his obstetrics & gynecology fellowship at UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Cohen is a board certified gynecologic oncologist and the program director for the UCLA gynecologic oncology fellowship. He has extensive experience in minimally invasive gynecologic surgical procedures including robotic surgery and sentinel lymph node dissection. Dr. Cohen is committed to providing cutting edge clinical trials for patients with a focus on personalized medicine.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vice Chair of Women’s Health Research, and Director of Cancer Population Genetics. Dr. Karlan completed her medical degree at Harvard Medical School, residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a gynecologic oncology fellowship at UCLA School of Medicine. She is a board-certified gynecologic cancer surgeon. Dr. Karlan’s clinical practice and research intersect to focus on cutting edge treatments for ovarian and other women’s cancers, as well as early detection and inherited cancer susceptibility. She is an American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor and is editor-in-chief of the scientific journals Gynecologic Oncologyand Gynecologic Oncology Reports. In 2012, Dr. Karlan was appointed by the White House to serve on the National Cancer Advisory Board and in 2015 she was elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Dr. Memarzadeh completed her medical degree at University of Pittsburgh, residency and gynecologic oncology fellowship at UCLA School of Medicine. As a board-certified expert gynecologic cancer surgeon Dr. Memarzadeh has 14 years of active surgical practice specializing in minimally invasive robotic surgery, ovarian cancer debulking surgery, complex pelvic and abdominal surgeries. Her surgical expertise also includes sentinel lymph node mapping, vulvar, cervical and endometrial cancer surgeries. In addition to being an accomplished surgeon she is a scientist performing leading edge research aimed at advancing therapies for women impacted by cancers. Dr. Memarzadeh treats her patients as family members and is determined to improve lives of women with cancer through implementing innovative surgical and research approaches.
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Zakhour completed her medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical Center, residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and fellowship at Cedars-Sinai and UCLA School of Medicine. Her clinical interests include hereditary cancer syndromes, palliative care, discrepancies in cancer care and minimally invasive gynecologic oncology surgery.