Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The faculty in the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology provides routine Obstetric care for pregnant women and Gynecologic care for women of all ages. The faculty also teaches gynecology to medical students and residents, and participates in scholarly activities to advance knowledge in the area of obstetrics and gynecology and thereby improve scientific knowledge regarding women's health.

New UCSD's Reproductive Medicine's divisionis proud to announce a major, new opportunity for the career development of junior faculty in the area of reproductive medicine. In September, 1999 the multidisciplinary Reproductive Sciences Research Career Development Center was established within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Division Chief

Pamela S. Deak, MD
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Division News/Spotlight

We had a successful resident match in March and all of our UCSD medical students who wanted Ob/Gyn residencies matched in Ob/Gyn. Great work was done by Yvette and Justin. Please join us in welcoming our newest colleagues.


Deak, Pamela, MD
Kingston, Jessica, MD
Kluck, Sarah L, MD
LaCoursiere, Yvette, MD
Macaulay, Kathryn, MD
Ries, Maureen, MD
Semo, Robert, MD
Varon, Shira, MD
Weber, Akilah, MD

Training and Education

Ob/Gyn Residency Program

Current OB GYN Residents

Chief Residents

  • Elizabeth Coulter, MD
  • Alexa Medica, MD
  • Brooke Sanders, MD
  • Erin Swor, MD
  • Giselle Zornberg, MD

3rd Year Residents

  • Christina Lam, MD
  • Emily Ngan, MD
  • Kelsey Pinson, MD
  • Mariana Ramos-Rivera, MD
  • Lydia Russell-Roy, MD

2nd Year Residents

  • Selam Ghebrendrias, MD
  • Sharon Heichman, MD
  • Erica Magelky, MD
  • Erin Mowers, MD
  • Michelle Tang, MD
  • Ashten Waks, MD


  • Allyson Brodsky, MD
  • Estefania Fernandez, MD
  • Diana ha, MD
  • Tatyana Henderson, MD
  • Joseph Mims, MD
  • Christine Zachek, MD

Faculty Support

Bora Kim, 858-249-1204, b5kim@health.health.ucsd.edu

Sue Custodio, 858-249-1205; secustodio@health.ucsd.edu

for Yvette LaCoursiere