Meet Our Care Providers
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Lynn Westphal
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Lynn Marie Westphal, M.D., FACOG, and Kindbody’s Chief Medical Officer graduated summa cum laude from Lawrence University, earned her M.D. degree at Stanford University, and did her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at UCLA and Stanford University. She did a fellowship in molecular biology at Stanford University and completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) at UCSF. Dr. Westphal joined the full-time faculty at Stanford University in 1998 and was a Professor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Director of the Fertility Preservation Program, Director of the Third Party Reproduction Program, and Director of the REI Fellowship. Her interest in fertility preservation for cancer survivors led her to set up one of the first oocyte cryopreservation programs in the country. She has held numerous national leadership positions and was the President of the Fertility Preservation Special Interest Group of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine from 2008-2009. She was the Director of Women’s Health at Stanford from 2005-2012. In 2012, she co-founded the Stanford Center for Health Research on Women and Sex Differences in Medicine (WSDM) and served as co-director of the program for two years.
Emi was born in Tokyo but grew up in Honolulu, eventually finding her way to San Francisco where she most recently was a Client Services Manager for Sephora. She is an experienced Client Services Manager, as well as is skilled in sales, operations, recruiting, and management. She received her Professional Designation focused in Merchandise Marketing from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco and her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Japanese Language and American Studies. Emi is a PADI-certified scuba diving instructor and speaks fluent Japanese. She is excited to help women in their fertility journey and provide support and guidance along the way.
Area Clinic Director
India is a highly driven, results-oriented healthcare administrator who fosters an atmosphere of trust and integrity through attentive patient service and quality focus. She has a proven success record of developing and executing operational processes, achieving stringent performance goals in her past work as the Clinical Director for the OB/GYN Department at UCLA health and as the Administrative Director of Human Reproduction at Northwell Health. She has been acknowledged for her capacity to inspire, achieve consensus, mediate, and deliver predefined goals in complex, fast-past environments. As a dedicated employee, India drives a culture of excellence organization-wide with a focus on patient-centric service through cultivating an environment of synergy and encouraging active and creative participation in management. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, and Organizational Development from University of Mount Olive and her Master’s of Science Degree in Health Administration from Hofstra University. She has a daughter (with the help of IVF) and loves to travel!
Dr. Aimee Seungdamrong
Dr. Aimee Seungdamrong MD is a kind and compassionate board-certified reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist. She earned a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Chemistry from Cornell University. She earned her medical degree at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas Texas where she completed her for residency Parkland Memorial Hospital. She completed her training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey and continues to teach there as a clinical assistant professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Seungdamrong has loved being in practice for over 12 years and is thrilled to join Kindbody! Fun fact – Dr. Seungdamrong loves spending time with her family, her dog Luna, and doing dance aerobics.
Dr. Meredith Brower
Dr. Brower is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. After graduating at the top of her class from USC medical school, she went on to complete her Ob/Gyn residency and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship at UCLA. She served as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA for several years where she developed a busy practice providing compassionate, personalized, patient-centered care. Dr. Brower was recently recognized as one of LA’s Top Doctors by LA Magazine. Dr. Brower has multiple publications in the field of REI. Her areas of expertise include infertility, in vitro fertilization, fertility preservation, oocyte cryopreservation, recurrent pregnancy loss, and PCOS.
Dr. Nastaran Foyouzi
Dr. Nicole Browne
Hyacinth Nicole Browne, MD is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist. She majored in Chemistry at Dartmouth College and graduated cum laude. She graduated from Yale University School of Medicine in 2002, and she completed her reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Browne specializes in compassionate and personalized infertility care and she is devoted to helping couples achieve their dreams of having a family.
She has authored numerous publications and is the recipient of various awards in medicine, research, and academics. Her areas of expertise include: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and infertility, diminished ovarian reserve, third party reproduction (egg donation and surrogacy), recurrent pregnancy loss, endometriosis, male infertility and fertility preservation.
Dr. Fahimeh Sasan
Dr. Fahimeh Sasan is a renowned obstetrician-gynecologist in New York and passionate about reinventing women’s health. She is rated one of NY Times Top Doctors in 2016 and 2017. She did her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC and has been practicing and delivering clinical excellence for 12 years.
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.
Raj has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of clinical embryology from constructing and establishing units to practical embryology. Raj received his Masters in Clinical Embryology from the University of Leeds.
Navigators & Nurses
Even though she wanted to be a chef growing up, Ann discovered the world of fertility over 5 years ago and most recently comes from California Fertility Partners. In her free time, Ann tries to attend as many concerts as possible and collects and takes care of her succulents.
Anna is an experienced labor and delivery nurse who previously worked for MedStar Georgetown University Hospital for 4+ years. She received her nursing degree from the University of Virginia during which she practiced as a Student Nurse Technician. Anna is passionate about Women’s Health and Wellness, and loves to create personal connections with her patients.
Ashley is originally from St. Louis but has lived in New York for almost 9 years now. Her career as a nurse started in the operating room at NYU Langone Medical Center and most recently she served as a Fertility RN at Northwell Health Fertility at Lenox Hill. When she isn’t working, she is spending time running (she ran the NYC Marathon last year!) and keeping in touch with her identical twin and family!
Hina Ahmed, PA
VP, Clinical Operations & Physician Assistant
Hina has 12+ years of experience in reproductive medicine. She has supported patients in all aspects of fertility diagnosis, assessment and treatment, and is highly skilled in performing ultrasound, IUI, endometrial biopsies, saline sonograms, HSG, and many other fertility related procedures. She has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Andrology and Embryology from EVMS (The Jones Institute). She has deep experience in all aspects of growing and managing clinical operations at fertility practices.
Kayla is more than just an expert sonographer, she’s a born and raised California gal who brings over 4 years of experience as a sonographer and has “fallen in love” with the fertility world!
Lisa grew up in the Midwest playing softball and working in the cornfields in the summer. She was a biology major for her first three years of college at Northern Illinois University and then she met a Nurse Practitioner at the student health service and she knew that is what she wanted to be! She completed her BSN and then moved to Arizona. She went to NP school at UCLA/Harbor Medical and has worked as a Women’s Health NP ever since. Lisa started in infertility while working with an OB/GYN in Phoenix who had the first successful IVF pregnancy in the state. She loved the patients, the science, and the rewards of the specialty so much that she has stayed in the field for 25 years! She has a special interest in Onco-fertility and genetics.
Amita grew up in India where she dreamed of being a dancer. She’s excited about educating and helping women through their journey at Kindbody! Before coming to Kindbody, she worked with Dr. Meredith Brower at the Fertility and Surgical Associates of California.
Cynthya is an experienced Medical Assistant in fertility and OB/GYN. She loves working with patients and in healthcare!
Erica graduated from the Physician Assistant Program at Duke University. She first got hooked on fertility care as an undergraduate while working in fertility research at UCLA, where she investigated the biological mechanisms behind reproductive and metabolic dysfunction related to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). She is highly skilled at performing ultrasound, IUI, endometrial biopsies, saline sonograms, HSG, and many other fertility-related procedures.
Melissa is an experienced women’s healthcare medical assistant. She loves working with patients and helping them discover what’s right for them on their fertility journeys. Prior to working at Kindbody, she worked with Dr. Meredith Brower at the Fertility and Surgical Associates of California.
Sara is a master Phlebotomist and ready to lend her services and medical experience to our amazing Kindbody patients in San Francisco. Most recently, she was a Phlebotomist extern at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. When she’s not working or in schooling, Sara is a skilled hairstylist, traveling to national parks, and keeping up with her fluency in American Sign Language.
Tera is an experienced Medical Assistant within fertility, and loves working with people on how they can receive the best healthcare for their personalized family building goals.
Zaira is an experienced medical assistant with 10 years of OG/GYN experience. She has worked in various locations, including Baystate Medical Center in Massachusetts and Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC. She is motivated by empowering women by helping women take control of their fertility and their futures.
Alenda is an experienced Administrative Assistant with extensive experience in the field of primary care. She served as Inventory Coordinator and Women’s Health Navigator at One Medical for 6 years, and a Programming Operations Coordinator at the Tribeca Film Festival before that. She has a BA in Anthropology and Women’s Studies from the University of Maryland.
Front Desk Host
Erica is a caring and compassionate healthcare professional who enjoys serving the community and playing a vital role in the wellness of others. As a Health Service Administration Department Honors graduate, (BSN, Lehman College) Erica has interned and volunteered in numerous departments at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She has also worked in different areas of the healthcare field including as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Brookdale Senior Living and a Medical Assistant at the Atrium Health CMC Myers Park Clinic in Charlotte, NC. She is devoted to expressing her passion for Women’s Health by helping women to be more informed about their bodies and connecting them to the full woman experience.
Front Desk Host
Before becoming a Front Desk Host at our Santa Monica location, Yanisel was in Patient Services for 5 years at The Fertility Center of Las Vegas. She is most excited about the amazing growth of the company and exploring a different type of fertility environment. She is thrilled about working as a team to continue to expand her experience in fertility, and having the ability to grow together with Kindbody.
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