Laila I. Muderspach

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program Director
Laila Muderspach, MD

Areas of treatment:

Cancers of Gynecologic Organs
Cervical Cancer
Complex Pelvic Surgery
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Gynecologic Cancers and Precancerous Changes of the Cervix, Vagina and Vulva
Gynecologic Malignancies
Ovarian Cancer
Uncommon Uterine Cancer
Vulvar Cancer
Vaginal Cancers

Specialty:

  • Gynecologic Oncology

Department:

  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
best doctor

Laila I. Muderspach, MD

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Residency Program Director

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Dr. Muderspach has been committed to improving women’s health throughout her career. Her clinical expertise is in the diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of gynecologic malignancies. She believes in treating the “whole person” with respect, compassion and access to state of the art medicine and surgery. She believes in working with the patient as a team to treat their cancer or medical condition. Her training at USC and UCLA, along with her vast clinical experience, have uniquely qualified her for her present position as the chair in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as the residency program director. She has won numerous awards for her work teaching and caring for patients in Ob/Gyn. She is recognized in “Best Doctors” as selected by her peers.

Philosophy of care:
I believe in treating not only a patient’s medical condition, but the “whole person” with compassion and respect. I believe in working as a team with the patient to treat her cancer or medical condition.

Education:

MD, Loma Linda University, 1985

Internships:

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1985-1986

Residencies:

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center, Obstetrics & Gynecology 1986-1989

Fellowships:

University of California, Los Angeles, Gynecologic Oncology, 1989-1991

Certifications:

Gynecologic Oncology, 1997, Recertified 2014
Obstetrics and Gynecology, December 1992, Recertified 2014

Professional society memberships:

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pacific Coast Obstetrics and Gynecology Society
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists

Awards:

Top Doctor, Pasadena Magazine, 2015.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National Faculty Award, 2007
CREOG Teaching Award, 2006
Lester T. Hibbard Faculty Teaching Award, 2004-05
C.A.R.E.S. Woman of the Year in Medicine, 2000
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Excellent Teaching Award, 1998
American Cancer Society Clinical Fellow, 1989-90
Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation, American Medical Women's
Association, 1985
Mackenzie Foundation Scholarship, 1983-1985
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1984