Kristin Bendikson

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kristin Bendikson, MD

Areas of treatment:

Egg Freezing
Embryo Implantation
Fertility in Women with Diminished Ovarian Reserve and Advanced Maternal Age
Male Infertility
Unexplained Infertility

Specialty:

  • Infertility

Department:

  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Language:

  • English

Kristin Bendikson, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Practicing location:

  • Other Locations

About this doctor:

Dr. Bendikson graduated with undergraduate honors from UCLA before heading east to attend medical school at New York Univeristy.  After finishing her residency at Harvard Medical School she completed her subspecialty training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the internationally renowned Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility at Cornell University Medical College under the direction of Zev Rosenwaks, M.D.  After her schooling, Dr. Bendikson decided to return to southern California to join USC Fertility.  Dr. Bendikson holds the title of assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. It is her goal to provide the highest quality care for her patients and to help them fulfill their desire of giving birth to a healthy baby.

Philosophy of care:
My goal is to provide the highest quality care for my patients and to help them fulfill their desire of having a healthy baby – whether that is now or in the future. I strive to guide my patients through what can be a trying and difficult journey with the support and the personal attention they need.

Education:

MD, New York University Medical School, 2000
BS in Psychobiology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1996

Internships:

New York University Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2000-2001

Residencies:

Harvard Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Integrated Residency, 2001-2004

Fellowships:

Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, 2004-2007

Certifications:

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc., Diplomate, 2008-2014
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc., Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Active Candidate

Professional society memberships:

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine
The Pacific Coast Reproductive Society
Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Awards:

Pasadena Magazine, Top Doctors 2013-present
Compassionate Doctor Award, 2010
Nominated for the Promising Young Clinician Award 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology 2006
Administrative Chief Resident Harvard Integrated Residency Program, 2003
James E. Constantine Obstetrics and Gynecology Award New York University School of Medicine, 2000
Amy Burnham Onken Leadership Award, University of California, Los Angeles 1996