Aline Ketefian, MD- CV

Aline Ketefian, MD- Curriculum Vitae

Education:

College or University

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, B.A. (Human Biology), Distinction, Dept. Honors in Human Biology, Human Biology Honors Thesis, Phi Beta Kappa National Honors Scholar, 1998

Medical School

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, M.D., 2003

Internship

Olive View-UCLA Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Sylmar, CA,  June 2003-June 2004

Internship & Residency

Cedars Sinai Medical Center (OB/GYN), Los Angeles, CA, June 2004-June 2008

Fellowship

UCLA/Cedars Sinai Medical Center (Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility), Los Angeles, CA, July 2008-June 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Scholarship Award, Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, 2011
  • Leo G. Rigler, M.D. Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, 2008
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Certificate of Appreciation, 2008
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Class Compliance Award, 2008
  • Ortho Women’s Health Research Presentation Award, 2007
  • University Scholarship Grant, 1999 – 2003
  • Moore Scholarship Grant, 2000 – 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts with Distinction,1998
  • Departmental Honors in Human Biology, 1998
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honors Scholar, 1998
  • Golden Key National Honors Scholar, 1998
  • National Dean’s Honor List, 1995 – 1998

 

Licensure:

Medical Licensure Number  A90258, CA,2005 (active)

Board Certification

American Board of OB/GYN, January 2010

Written Board in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, June 2011

Other

  • USMLE Step III, December 2004
  • USMLE Step II, December 2002
  • USMLE Step I, June 2001

Professional Background:

Academic Appointments

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Southern California, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, July 2012-present

Attending Physician, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, September 2011-present

Clinical Administrative Appointments

Administrative Chief Resident, Los Angeles, CA, 2007-2008

Society Memberships:

Professional

American Society of Reproductive Medicine, 2007-present

American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2004-present

Armenian American Medical Society of California, 2011-present

Society of Reproductive Surgeons, 2007-2011

Service:

University/Other Committees

Elected Representative, Housestaff Executive Committee, Los Angeles, CA, 2006-2008

Member, Core Curriculum Committee, Los Angeles, CA, 2006-2008

Member, Lecture Committee, Los Angeles, CA, 2006-2008

Member, Schedule Committee, Los Angeles, CA, 2006-2008

Member, Resident Life Committee, Los Angeles, CA, 2006-2008

Research Activities:

Major Areas of Research Interest

Research in Genetics and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome,        Department of Internal Medicine & Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Preceptor: Mark O. Goodarzi, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Fellowship thesis project studying the role of genes involved in the androgen signaling pathway as genetic determinants of polycystic ovary syndrome, 2010 – 2011

 

Research in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome,

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA

Preceptor: Ricardo Azziz, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.

  • Performed an extensive chart review of patients with polycystic ovary syndrome and completed several clinical studies investigating the utility of oral glucose tolerance testing, the phenotype of PCOS in Hispanic versus non-Hispanic women, and the usefulness of the triglyceride to HDL ratio for predicting insulin resistance in women with PCOS, 2009 – 2011

 

Research in Reproductive Surgery,

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Preceptor: Ricardo Azziz, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.

  • Completed several database analyses investigating trends in male and female reproductive surgery in the United States using the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project databases, 2004 – 2008

 

Research in Infertility, Center for Fertility and Reproductive Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Preceptor: Margareta Pisarska, M.D.

  • Completed a prospective study investigating the presence of several forkhead transcription factors in granulosa cells derived from patients undergoing in-vitro fertilization, 2005 – 2008

Fertility and Surgical Associates of California

Preceptors: Ashim Kumar, M.D., Gary Hubert, M.D., Richard Buyalos, M.D.

  • Completed a retrospective study to investigate the risk factors for ectopic pregnancy in patients undergoing in-vitro fertilization in one center, and evaluate subsequent pregnancy outcomes, 2006 – 2007

Research in Developmental Biology, Department of Oncology, Stanford Medical School

Preceptor: Frank Stockdale, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Completed an honors thesis studying avian cardiac development.  Isolated and sequenced a novel avian cDNA, 1997 – 1998