Dr. Jasmine Pedroso

Dr. Jasmine Pedroso

Dr. Jasmine Pedroso, MD MPH, FACOG, grew up in San Diego, California as the daughter of Filipino immigrants. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley with a double major in Integrative Biology and Socio-Cultural Anthropology. After working for multiple nonprofit organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area, she attended the Harvard School of Public Health where she served as Harvard University Presidential Scholar and received her master’s degree in Public Health with a focus on Society, Human Development and Health, and a concentration in Women, Gender and Health. She then returned to California to attend medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. After completing her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, which provides care to some of the most underserved populations in South Los Angeles County, she moved to Las Vegas to pursue more specialized surgical training through the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery.

Breastfeeding 101: Navigating the Challenges, Joys, and Evolution of Mother’s Milk

September 5, 2023

Embark on a comprehensive journey into breastfeeding – an ancient yet deeply personal experience. From understanding the evolving phases of milk to the importance of workplace empathy, discover the intricate balance of bonding, nourishment, and growth that breastfeeding entails.

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The Menstrual Cycle

June 3, 2022

In order for individuals born with a uterus and ovaries to have the potential to become pregnant, they must have timely and adequate hormone stimulation during their menstrual cycle to […]

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Dr. Pedroso on Fertility in AAPI Communities

May 25, 2022

Honoring AAPI Heritage Month My father landed in San Francisco from the Philippines, with $10 dollars in his pocket and a head full of hopes and dreams. Now, some 50 […]

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Trans and Gender Affirmation Surgeries

July 21, 2021

Q: How can LGBTQ+ couples prepare for the process of starting a family? A:  There are many paths to parenthood, but the first step in your journey starts with knowing […]

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Ask a Physician: Fertility for the Underserved Population

March 14, 2021

Access to Fertility Services & Socioeconomic Barriers Lack of access to healthcare is truly one of the biggest injustices of our time.   As an Ob/Gyn resident at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, […]

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Ask a Physician: What is minimal invasive gynecologic surgery?

December 15, 2020

I still remember the first time I ever saw a minimally invasive robotic surgery as an Ob/Gyn resident.  The patient was a young woman suffering from large tumors in her […]

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