• Michael Feinman, MD, FACOG

    Biography 

    Dr. Michael Feinman graduated from UCLA School of Medicine in 1980. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Sloane Hospital for Women, Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital of New York, in 1984 and his REI fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. Dr. Feinman went on to help establish the IVF program at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NY. His team performed the first vaginal ultrasound-guided egg retrieval in New York and created one of the first successful egg donor programs in the world. Dr. Feinman currently sees patients in the Encino, Westlake Village, and West Los Angeles offices. Dr. Feinman is active in well-known professional organizations, including the Association of Private Assisted Reproductive Technology, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, as well as the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists.

    Education

    • Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
    • Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles
    • Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Sloane Hospital for Women, Columbia-Presbyterian
    • Medical Center, New York City
    • Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
    • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

    Areas of Interest & Research

    • Third-Party Parenting, with local and national patients
    • Implantation failure (http://IVFimplantationfailureclinic.com)
    • Minimal-Stimulation and natural cycle IVF for poor prognosis patients
    • Strategies for minimizing multiple pregnancies
    • Speaking Engagements:
    • Family Through Surrogacy Conference (Australia), May 2015
    • American Bar Association Family Law Conference, May 2015
    • Fertility Authority Egg Freezing Seminar, May 2015

    Awards​

    • Puah Institute Doctor of the Year Award, 2013
    • American Fertility Association Family Builder Award, 2005
    •  Semmelweis Award, 1990

    Professional Organizations

    • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
    • Society for Reproductive Endocrinologists
    • Association of Private Assisted Reproductive Technology