Physicians

Differentiators to Consider when Choosing a Fertility Doctor in Los Angeles

Reputation, experience, longevity and success rates should factor in as you research physicians and clinics. As the fertility practice of the prestigious Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, each of our physicians serve as faculty members, dedicated researchers guiding the way to medical breakthroughs.

USC Fertility physicians—recipients of numerous awards and commendations—have authored over 200 publications in scientific journals and are known nationally and internationally for their expertise and pioneering work in reproductive medicine.

The team that collaborates on each case brings a collective 60 years of experience to the discussion. Visit our staff page to review the professional background of each board certified physician at USC Fertility. We are strong as individuals, but together, we function as a cohesive, respectful and effective team offering comprehensive fertility services to resolve even the most complex cases.

Dr. Richard Paulson, Director of USC Fertility

Dr. Richard Paulson has practiced as a fertility doctor in Los Angeles for nearly three decades, beginning his lifelong commitment to advancing reproductive medicine right here in Los Angeles. He serves as a professor of medicine at USC, and is widely known for his work in helping women of advanced maternal age achieve successful pregnancies.

Dr. Kristin A. Bendikson

Dr. Kristin A. Bendikson launched her medical career after undergraduate studies at UCLA, and gathered insights and expertise during her Harvard residency and Cornell fellowship training. As an assistant professor Dr. Bendikson teaches at the USC Keck School of Medicine, and has extensive experience in treating male factors, and female infertility related to maternal age and implantation issues, PCOS, egg freezing, and recurrent miscarriage.

Dr. Karine Chung

Couples who require advanced reproductive technologies benefit from Dr. Karine Chung’s research into IVF outcomes. A Los Angeles fertility doctor known for her contributions as a USC assistant professor of medicine and founder of the institution’s fertility preservation program, Dr. Chung has earned a sterling reputation for research in clinical care for cancer patients needing fertility care and fertility preservation. Read more about Dr. Chung’s clinical expertise and research contributions here.

Dr. Sami Jabara

Dr. Sami Jabara brings a global perspective to USC Fertility. Fluent in three languages and a graduate of the American University of Beirut, Dr. Jabara can offer unique care to patients who travel internationally to see a Los Angeles fertility doctor at USC. He is board certified in both reproductive endocrinology and obstetrics and gynecology, and serves as director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Kaiser Los Angeles.

Dr. Aline Ketefian

After graduating from the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Aline Ketefian felt compelled to pursue fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology and now serves as a top fertility doctor in Los Angeles. Like her fellow physicians, she devotes time to molding the next generation of fertility specialists as a USC medical professor. Dr. Ketefian sees patients at Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles, and is particularly interested in researching the causes of and treatments for polycystic ovarian syndrome, PCOS.

Thank you for considering USC Fertility as your source for overcoming reproductive hurdles. Our Los Angeles fertility doctors work as a team to provide compassionate and cutting-edge care to our valued clients. Contact us at the Los Angeles home of some of the most respected and accomplished physicians in reproductive medicine.