Cinna Toy Wohlmuth, M.D.
is the program
director of the OB/GYN Residency Program at WMMC. She
attended medical school at Loma Linda University and did
her residency at WMMC. Her area of special interest is REI
and Ultrasound. She is the 1998, 2001 and 2011 recipient of the
CREOG National Faculty Award and is President of the Los
Angeles OB/GYN Society 2007 - 2008, and received the Distinguished Physician Award of OB/GYN Assembly in 2016..In her spare time, she enjoys the creative
Kathryn J. Shaw, M.D.
is the division
director for Maternal-Fetal Medicine at White Memorial. She
is an assistant clinical professor at Loma Linda University
School of Medicine and is board certified in obstetrics and
gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine. She received her
medical degree from the University of Southern California
and completed her residency and fellowship at LAC-USC
Medical Center. She is the recipient of the 1997, 2006, and
2009 CREOG National Faculty award. Dr. Shaw is highly
regarded in her field and will be included in the "Best
Doctor" listing for the Los Angeles Times Magazine, October
2009 edition. She is actively involved in teaching of the
medical students and residents and has mentored many
residents in the research projects. Her areas of interest
are many but in particular include diabetes in pregnancy,
fetal monitoring and preterm labor. Additionally, she
recently completed a research study looking at the costs to
the health care system resulting from discontinuity
("clinic hopping") so common in prenatal care. This was
published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and
Laurence Spencer-Smith, M.D. attended
medical school at Loma Linda University and did his
residency training at WMMC. His area of special interest is
gynecologic-oncology and surgery. He received the CREOG
National Faculty Award in 2007, and is past present of ACOG
District 9, Section 5. Dr. Spencer-Smith and his wife have
two children, Ian and Devon. In his spare time, he enjoys
bicycling, skiing and traveling.
Kim Warner, M.D. is actively involved in
student and resident medical education. After attending
medical school at University of California, Los Angeles,
she completed her residency training at WMMC. Dr. Warner is the recipient of the 2014 CREOG National Faculty Award. She is
married and has two children, Emily and Evan. Special
Chasity Jennings-Nunez, M.D. is a graduate
of the WMMC OB/GYN residency program and is a graduate of
Harvard Medical School. She is interested in adolescent
gynecology and obstetrical ultrasound. She enjoys teaching
residents and medical students and received the 2004 CREOG
National Faculty Award and the 2010 Physician of the Year
Mission Award. Her husband, Felix, is a Family Medicine
physician. They have two children.
Ronald Johnson, M.D.
has practiced with the
WMMC OB/GYN Medical Group for over 10 years. He is the
recipient of the 1999, 2003 and 2010 CREOG National Faculty Award
as voted by the residents. He completed his medical school
and residency at Loma Linda University. Dr. Johnson and his
wife have one son. Special interest: operative gynecology
Dominique Luckey, M.D.
Dr. Dominique Luckey is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine and completed her OB/GYN residency training at White Memorial Medical Center in 2002. After residency, Dr. Luckey continued to practice in the East Los Angeles community. She was an active teacher to the OB/GYN residents as a community physician before officially joining the White Memorial Obstetrics & Gynecology faculty in 2013. Dr. Luckey is married with two daughters. She is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys cooking.
Ruthann Devera, M.D.
Dr. Devera was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA., and is the eldest of three children. Both of Dr. Devera’s parents are from the healthcare field – her father a pediatrician and her mother a registered nurse. She attended the University of California at Berkeley where she received a Bachelor’s degree in human biology before moving to New York to attend Albany Medical College. After completion of medical school, Dr. Devera moved back to Los Angeles to complete her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at White Memorial Medical Center. Her hobbies include traveling and running.
Thinh Duong, M.D., specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. He graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine and went on to complete his residency at the UCSF School of Medicine and a fellowship at the Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Duong has expertise in all conditions of the female pelvic floor including urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fecal incontinence, urethral diverticulum, and urogenital fistulas. He is an expert in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and specializes in difficult or recurrent cases. Dr. Duong has served on the full-time faculty at the Keck School of Medicine at USC and the Emory University School of Medicine. He has lectured nationally and internationally and has published numerous articles in medical journals and textbooks.
Steve Vasilev, M.D. is the only quadruple board certified Ob-Gyn, Gyn Oncology and Integrative Holistic Medicine physician in the United States. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed his residency and fellowship at LAC-USC Medical Center. Dr. Vasilev also holds a MBA from UCLA, and is currently Medical Director of Integrative Gynecologic Oncology at Providence Saint John's Health Center and Professor at John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, California.
Since completion of his fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology at the USC Kenneth Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center he has been recognized as a surgical innovator and thought leader while actively involved in the training of future gynecologic oncologists at City of Hope, UC Irvine, USC and UCLA. He has been involved in running research programs in multiple venues since 1977.
He has authored over 90 publications, abstracts, book chapters and is the author editor of the textbook “Perioperative and Supportive Care in Gynecologic Oncology: Evidence Based Management” in second edition. His research interests include surgical innovation, novel therapies in gynecologic malignancies, and integrative & complementary health. The Cureology Integrative Health Group is an outgrowth of this latter interest as an online publishing resource he founded.
He has served as Regional Director of Gynecologic Oncology for Southern California, and as Ob-Gyn Department Chief at the Kaiser Los Angeles Medical Center. He founded the Regional SROCTAP research program he now directs. His leadership contributions helped the Gynecology service at the Los Angeles Medical Center to be recognized by US News & World Report as high performing.
Dr Vasilev has served as an editor of multiple peer reviewed publications, is an active member of multiple medical societies and has been nationally listed in "Best Doctors" for 16 years.
Rudy Quintero, M.D. is a graduate from UCLA
School of Medicine, and completed his OB/GYN residency at
Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Following his residency,
he completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and
Infertility at Stanford University Medical Center. He runs
his own practice called California's Advanced Reproductive
Endocrinology (C.A.R.E.) Fertility with two locations in
Glendale and Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
Alan Schlaerth, M.D. is a gynecologic
oncologist at the GYN Oncology Institute at Methodist Hospital in Arcadia, CA. Dr. Schlaerth attended medical school at the University of Southern California, completing his obstetrics and gynecology residency at Glendale Adventist Medical Center and his fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. His clinical interests include advanced laparoscopy in managing gynecologic malignancies and incorporating maximal surgical effort to achieve complete tumor cyto-reduction in advanced-stage ovarian carcinoma. He is well trained to perform minimally invasive procedures for treating women with various GYN cancers, particularly ovarian cancer. Dr. Schlaerth is the recipient of the 2015 CREOG National Faculty Award.
Enrico Pietrantonio, M.D. grew up in Southern California before moving to Wisconsin to attend medical school. After receiving his M.D. from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Dr. Pietrantonio traveled back to Southern California to complete his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at UC Irvine. Dr. Pietrantonio has been with the Kaiser system since 2004. He enjoys traveling with his family and playing soccer during his spare time.
Andrew John Li, M.D. is a staff physician
for the Division of Gynecologic Oncology within the
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai.
Dr. Li is board certified by the National Board of Medical
Examiners. Dr. Li's research interests involve minimally
invasive surgery in the treatment of gynecologic cancers,
as well as investigating the role of hormones in the
development of gynecologic cancers. Dr. Li received his
bachelor's degree from Rice University in Houston and his
medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center in Dallas, where he completed a residency in
obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Li also completed the
combined gynecologic oncology fellowship at the University
of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center and
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Beth Y. Karlan, M.D. is Director of the
Division of Gynecologic Oncology within the Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Gilda Radner
Ovarian Cancer Program. Dr. Karlan is also Professor of
Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California,
Los Angeles, (UCLA) School of Medicine. She is a magna cum
laude graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe College. Dr. Karlan
received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and
the Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program
in Health Sciences and Technology. After finishing her
residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Karlan completed
a fellowship in molecular biology at Yale University School
of Medicine and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at
UCLA School of Medicine.
Christine S. Walsh, M.D.
is a gynecologic
oncologist and research scientist with the Department of
Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Walsh is also an Assistant Professor with the
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University
of California, Los Angeles Medical Center (UCLA). Dr.
Walsh's primary clinical and research interests include the
molecular and genetic determinants of endometrial and
ovarian cancer behavior. She has received the Lee Kaplan
Cancer Foundation Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Award, the
Berlex Scholar Award in Basic Science Research, and the
Pacific Ovarian Cancer Research Consortium Career
Development Program Award to support her research efforts.
Her studies have been published in peer-reviewed journals,
including the Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic
Oncology. Dr. Walsh received her bachelor's degree from
Stanford University and her medical degree from Columbia
University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She
completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General
Hospital in Boston, a gynecologic oncology fellowship at
the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Walsh received a Master of
Science degree in clinical research from the David Geffen
School of Medicine at UCLA.
Ilana Cass, M.D.
is a faculty physician for
the Division of Gynecologic Oncology within the Department
of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical
Center. Dr. Cass also serves as an Assistant Professor of
Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California,
Los Angeles, (UCLA) School of Medicine. She received her
bachelor's degree from Brown University in Providence, RI,
and her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine
in New York City. Dr. Cass completed a residency in
obstetrics and gynecology at Yale/New Haven Hospital in
Connecticut and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical
Center in the Bronx.
Ronald S. Leuchter's clinical
expertise is in cancers of the female reproductive tract.
In particular, he has a special interest in ovarian cancer
and treats many international patients. Dr. Leuchter is a
prominent medical researcher, acting as the principal
investigator on numerous studies related to the optimal
treatment of gynecologic cancers. He is an attending
physician at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, with offices
located in the Outpatient Cancer Center at the Samuel
Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. In addition, Dr.
Leuchter holds a faculty position as Associate Clinical
Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at
the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of
Medicine. Dr. Leuchter has authored over 70 publications,
many of which he has presented at medical conventions. Dr.
Leuchter received his medical degree from the Faculty of
Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada in 1970. He
completed an internship at Royal Columbia Hospital in
Vancouver, Canada, a residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical
Center and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCLA. He is
board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and
Gynecology with a subspecialty in gynecologic oncology. He
is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons and the
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Leuchter
received the CREOG National Faculty Award in 2005.