Kindbody Century City
IVF/IUI | Egg Freezing | Gynecology | LGBTQ+ Care
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A full assessment with a fertility specialist, including a consultation, vaginal ultrasound and fertility hormone bloodwork. Whether you are looking to conceive right away, or considering a fertility preservation option like egg freezing, this is the start of your personalized fertility plan.
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Your well woman visit is essential for staying and living well. This consultation with a Kindbody gynecologist includes a breast exam, pelvic exam, and pap smear if needed. The appointment will also include screening for other diseases affecting reproductive health.
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Kindbody | Century City Team
Dr. Kristin Bendikson
Dr. Bendikson did her residency training in OB/GYN at Harvard and completed her reproductive endocrine and infertility fellowship training at Cornell. She is a California native, having graduated from UCLA with honors. After first leaving Los Angeles for NYU Medical School, she finally returned after training to become an assistant professor at the USC Keck School of Medicine.
Dr. Bendikson was a leader at USC Fertility for over a decade. Dr. Bendikson founded the Center for Pregnancy Loss for patients who have suffered from pregnancy loss and miscarriage. Dr. Bendikson also founded the Fertility Diagnostics Program at USC, to provide a way for young adults to better understand their reproductive potential to help them make educated choices for their future.
She is a nationally recognized leader in the fertility field. She has been the Chair of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine’s (ASRM) Patient Education Committee since 2016 and serves as a member of the ASRM Practice Committee. She is on the board of the ASRM Early Pregnancy Loss Special Interest group and served as President in 2020. She has been recognized for many years as one of LA’s Top Doctors by Los Angeles Magazine.
Dr. Bendikson has presented her award-winning research at both national and international conferences. She has authored numerous publications on a wide variety of topics including the effects of Vitamin D on implantation, IVF for women of advanced maternal age, egg freezing, IVF outcomes in women of different ethnicities, and sex selection of embryos.
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, whether that be now or in the future. 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 and deserve.
Dr. Anupama Kathiresan
Dr. Kathiresan is board certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Obstetrics & Gynecology. She is a native of Marietta, Georgia. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University and medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia (MCG). While at MCG, she was active in health disparities advocacy, which earned her a national leadership award from the American Medical Association. She went on to complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami/ Jackson Memorial Hospital and fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Kathiresan has extensively published in many peer-reviewed scientific journals. After completing her training, she moved to Texas and developed a busy clinical practice committed to compassionate, individualized patient-centered care. She is devoted to helping couples achieve their dreams of building a family. She is also passionate about promoting fertility education awareness through various social media platforms (@anukathiresanmd on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, and Youtube). She was awarded “Rising Star Super Doc,” “Texas Top Doc,” and “Top Doctor” by Houstonia Magazine for several consecutive years. She has many years of experience in all areas of infertility including IVF, IUI, recurrent pregnancy loss, fertility preservation and oocyte cryopreservation.
Dr. Holly Mehr
Dr. Holly Mehr MD, MSEd, FACOG is a Reproductive Endocrinologist and Reproductive Surgeon. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Wesleyan University with a degree in Psychology and American Ethnic Studies. She then worked as a public school teacher in the Bronx, NY and simultaneously earned her Masters Degree in Education at Bank Street School of Education. After making the difficult decision to transition to medicine, she went on to receive a medical degree from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and completed her Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University Medical Center. She then completed double subspecialty fellowship training in both Reproductive Endocrinology and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Her research interests include factors influencing embryo quality and embryo implantation, the effect of metabolism on ovarian function, as well as strategies to improve access to fertility care and patient education. She is also active on the national level serving on the American Society of Reproductive Medicine’s Education Committee, the Access to Care special interest group as well as an ASRM abstract reviewer. Additionally, Dr. Mehr is a reviewer for the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.
She sees her role as an educator, partner and advocate for her patients along their fertility journey. Outside of work she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family in the California sunshine.
Dr. Abigail Armstrong
Dr. Armstrong is a distinguished Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) specialist. An Orange County native, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Southern California and earned her medical degree with honors from The George Washington University School of Medicine, in Washington, D.C.
She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCLA, elected as administrative chief resident in her final year. She further honed her expertise through a dedicated fellowship in Reproductive Endocrine and Infertility at UCLA.
Dr. Armstrong welcomes all patients at Kindbody – she empowers women to make informed decisions regarding their reproductive options. She delivers a spectrum of fertility services including assisted reproductive technologies such as intrauterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization (IVF), and fertility preservation (egg/sperm freezing).
Her patient-centered practice is designed to combine positivity and enthusiasm with a passion for precision and evidence-based medicine. She aspires to build a personalized partnership over shared dreams and challenges in helping patients achieve their ultimate goal: the birth of a healthy child.
Beyond her clinical practice, Dr. Armstrong actively drives fertility research forward with her numerous peer-reviewed publications. Her specific research areas include preimplantation genetic testing, embryo mosaicism, and the impact of marijuana use on fertility. She contributes to the scientific community as an active member of various professional organizations, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
Bianca Bae is a board certified Physician Assistant for Kindbody Los Angeles. Her passion and interest in women’s health developed over the course of many years of clinical experiences. After receiving her undergraduate degree from UCSD, Bianca was the clinical liaison at Reproductive Partners Fertility Center in San Diego. Bianca is proud to be in the 2% of PAs to practice in women’s health. Outside of work, she enjoys pilates and exploring new restaurants in LA
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