los angeles obstetrics & gynecology


obstetrics & gynecology

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 103


Where will this rotation take place: This outpatient rotation will take place in the physician's outpatient practice in the Los Angeles area (50 miles south of downtown).


Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 5 PM

What you will do: You will be under the supervision of a physician board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. After completing his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Harvard Medical School, he completed two fellowships:


  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

  • Reproductive Andrology and Male Infertility


He has served as a faculty member in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at such places as Harvard Medical School, Stanford University School of Medicine, and UCLA School of Medicine. He has published and presented extensively, having authored many articles, abstracts, and book chapters. 

What gives him tremendous joy is utilizing his experience and knowledge to help people become parents. He creates a warm and supportive environment for his patients. 


His other passion is teaching. He has been teaching international medical students and graduates for years. He considers himself a mentor, and strives to help his students reach their goals. During his rotation, he encourages his students to write, and has been successful in partnering with students to develop case reports, journal articles, and book chapters. 

As an observer in his office, you will observe patient encounters dealing with (please note that this experience remains within the regulations of California pertaining to the unlicensed practice of medicine. Rotators will not be practicing medicine but will be learning under the guidance of the physician preceptor):

  • Female infertility

  • Male infertility

  • Fertility testing

  • Fertility treatment

  • IUI

  • IVF

  • Egg freezing

  • Egg donation

  • Sperm donation

  • Surrogacy

  • Fertility issues in LGBT population

  • Fertility issues in cancer

  • PCOS

You will have the opportunity to observe procedures. 

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 


Please note that you will have the opportunity to work with his physician partner who is also board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. This physician is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine, and has been training residents for many years. 

​Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking careers in obstetrics and gynecology will find this rotation particularly useful. 

​Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter.

During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Eugene Toy (Professor and Assistant Dean for Educational Programs in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UT Health and McGovern Medical School) about How To Match into Obstetrics and Gynecology

Listen to Dr. Desai's Advice for Applicants Interested in Applying to Obstetrics & Gynecology

Matching into Obstetrics & Gynecology



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