Kristin A. Bendikson, MD – CV

Kristin A. Bendikson, MD, FACOG – Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION:

University
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Bachelor of Science, Psychobiology
1991 – 1996

Medical School
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York
Doctor of Medicine
1996 – 2000

Internship
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York University Medical School
New York, New York
2000 – 2001

Residency
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Integrated Residency
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
2001 – 2004

Fellowship
Clinical Fellow, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
The Center for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Weill Cornell Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York
2004 – 2007

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Undergraduate

  • 1996
    Phi Beta Kappa
    University of California, Los Angeles
  • 1996
    Departmental Honors
    Cum laude
    University of California, Los Angeles
  • 1996
    Amy Burnham Onken Leadership Award
    University of California, Los Angeles

Residency

  • 2000
    James E. Constantine Obstetrics and Gynecology Award
    New York University School of Medicine
  • 2003 – 2004
    Administrative Chief Resident Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Integrated Residency
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, Massachusetts

Fellowship

  • 2006
    Nominated for “Promising Young Clinician Award”
    22nd Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
    June 18-21, Prague, Czech Republic

Faculty

  • 2015
    Top Docs by Pasadena Magazine

LICENSURES:

California #A100029
Expiration date: 11/30/18

DEA #BB8718794
Expiration date: 07/31/18

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc., Diplomate, 11/6/08, Recertified 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc., Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Diplomate, 04/09/14, Recertified 2015

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:

Academic Appointments

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 09/01/07 – 05/31/09
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 06/01/09 – Present
  • Associate Fellowship Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 07/01/10 – Present

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Arrange all educational activities for fellows
  • Arrange and teach ASRM Practice Committee Seminar Series
  • Teach medical students, interns, residents and fellows in the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Clinic, patient care conferences, statistics conferences and in surgery
  • Journal Clubs for medical students, residents and fellows in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Teach medical students, interns and residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology and statistics conferences
  • Faculty advisor to medical students and residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Director, USC Fertility Center
  • Founder, USC Center for Pregnancy Loss (to open Spring 2016)
  • Review all fellowship applications and select applicants for interviews
  • Arrange fellowship interview day
  • Interview and rank applicants for fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Arrange fellows’ schedules for year, including all internal and external rotations
  • Supervise evaluation process for fellow
  • Facilitate supplemental educational activities for fellows
  • Interview and rank applicants for residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Participate in faculty meetings of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Member, departmental Educational Council Committee

Professional Service

  • Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Healthcare Network
  • Good Samaritan Hospital

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:

National

  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
    • Member, Patient Education Committee, October 2014 – 2016
    • Chair, Patient Education Committee, 2016 – Present
    • Member, Embryo Transfer Committee, October 2014 – Present
    • Member, Practice Committee, October 2016 – Present
  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society
    • CME Committee, 2016 – Present
  • Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

Major Areas of Research Interest

  • Assisted reproductive technology
  • Diminished ovarian reserve, infertility for women of advanced maternal age
  • Vitamin D and infertility

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Pacific Palisades Junior Women’s Club (Member)
    • 2010 Chair, Estate Sale, Home Tour
  • Luminaire’s Juniors supporting Doheny Eye Institute (Member)
    • 2011 – Present Board Member
  • The Independent School Alliance (Supporting Member)
  • CoachArt (Supporting Member)
  • Brentwood Presbyterian Church Preschool
    • 2009 – 2010 Room Mother, Monkey Class
    • 2010 Co-Chair, Party Book Fundraiser
    • 2011 – Present Board Member
  • Westside Guild supporting Children’s Hospital
    • 2013 Member
  • Curtis School
    • 2012 Co-Chair, Party Book
    • 2013 New Parent Liaison
    • 2014 Chair, Fair Volunteer
    • 2015 Chair, Wine Auction