Felice L Gersh MD gynecology expert witness



CURRICULUM VITAE for
Felice Lauren Gersh, MD
4968 Booth Circle, Suite 101
Irvine, CA 92604

949 753 7475 PHONE
949 753 8797 FAX
felicelgershmd@felicelgershmd.com
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Felice L Gersh MDDownload Dr. Gersh's CV here [.pdf]

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Private Practice Physician - 1981 to present
Expertise in Gynecology and Integrative Women’s Health Care. Areas of special interest: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Endometriosis, Uterine Fibroids, Menstrual Irregularity, Menstrual Cramps, PMS, Pelvic Pain, Menopausal Medicine and Hormone Therapy (Bioidentical), Interstitial Cystitis, Urinary Incontinence, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Vaginitis, Ovarian Cysts, Abnormal Pap Smears, Sexual Problems, and Breast Diseases.


Additional Areas of Legal Expertise
Surgical Complications, Shoulder Dystocia Complications, Delay in Cancer Diagnosis, Vaginal Mesh Complications, Injuries Related to Traumatic Accidents, Stress and Female Reproductive Health, Effects of Environmental Toxins on Female Reproductive and Gynecological Health, Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer, and Sexual Assault Issues.


Medical Director for Integrative Medical Group of Irvine - 1981 to present

Multi-specialty Group, including Gynecology, Internal and Family Medicine, Naturopathy, Menopausal Medicine, Geriatric Care, Adolescent Medicine, Obesity Treatment, Acupuncture, Nutrition Counseling, Chinese Medicine, Fitness and Exercise, Massage Therapy and Psychological Services.

EDUCATION

A.B. Degree in History - 1973
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

M.D. Degree - 1977
University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California

Internship and Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology - 1977 to 1981
Kaiser Hospital, Hollywood, California

Fellowship in Integrative Medicine - 2010 to 2012
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Tucson, Arizona

BOARD CERTIFICATION

Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology - 1984

LICENSE

California - 1978 to present

MEDICAL HONORS & AWARDS

Outstanding Volunteer Faculty USC Keck School of Medicine (awarded 2 years)
Orange County Physicians of Excellence Award (10 years)
CREOG Examination Award (4 years)
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
American Women's Medical Association Award
Salerni Collegium Grant Award
Super Doctors of Southern California (awarded 3 years)
Who's Who Global Physicians
Advocate Physician of the Year OC Access
Woman of the Year in Medicine

PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ACTIVITIES

Medical Association Positions
Delegate and Alternate Delegate to the Congress of Delegates, California Medical Association
Legislative Committee Member, Orange County Medical Association

Physician Lecturer: Continuing Medical Education for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants at Grand Rounds, National Conferences, and Local Educational Events
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Testosterone and Female Health
Update on Genital Herpes
Update on the Menopause and Hormonal Therapy
Stress and Cardiovascular Disease
The Importance of Micronutrients to Health
Female Incontinence and Overactive Bladder Update
Interstitial Cystitis
An Integrative Approach to the Perimenopause
Female Sexuality

Expert Reviewer (highest rank), Medical Board of California
Quality of Care Evaluations, Depositions and Courtroom Expert Testimony

AFFILIATED MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONS AND SOCIETIES

Androgen Excess and PCOS Society
North American Menopause Society
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health
California Medical Association
Orange County Medical Association
National Vulvodynia Association

STAFF PRIVILEGES

Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, Laguna Hills, California
Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach, California
USC-Los Angeles County Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Site Investigator for NIH funded studies on Contraception

PRIOR HOSPITAL COMMITTEE EXPERIENCE

Vice-Chairman, OB/GYN Dept., Irvine Regional Hospital
CME Committee, Irvine Regional Hospital
Core Committee Member, OB/GYN Dept., Irvine Regional Hospital
Surgical Committee, Irvine Regional Hospital


ACADEMIC TEACHING EXPERIENCE

UCI School of Medicine and UCI Paul Merage School of Business, Irvine, California - Frequent Guest Lecturer
USC Keck School of Medicine - As an Assistant Clinical Professor of OB/GYN for more than a dozen years, Dr. Gersh taught surgical skills to residents