Dr. Diana Chavkin is a double board-certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and an Infertility (REI) specialist who is passionate about helping people build their families. She sees patients in our Westwood location. Having struggled with her own infertility, Dr. Chavkin knows the value of a compassionate, transparent and effective medical team. She offers personalized care with exceptional outcomes. Her approach is holistic and thoughtfully individualized to each patient. She has empowered thousands of families and individuals through fertility treatment and fertility preservation.
Dr. Chavkin specializes in third-party reproduction (egg donation and surrogacy); reciprocal IVF and LGBTQ+ family building; minimal stimulation and IVF protocol optimization; fertility preservation with egg and embryo freezing; oncofertility; and recurrent pregnancy loss. Her expertise includes primary and secondary infertility due to diminished ovarian reserve and advanced reproductive age; tubal-factor, male-factor, and unexplained infertility; anovulation, and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). She is a highly-experienced hysteroscopic surgeon who treats uterine septa and polyps.
Education and Experience
Dr. Chavkin earned her medical degree from New York University. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as her Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. She was awarded Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Barnard College, Columbia University with a degree in psychology and history. Prior to her medical career, she worked as a middle school math and science teacher in New York City public schools where she honed her compassionate and educational approach to healthcare.
She is an active member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society. She has received multiple peer-reviewed awards such as Top Doctors Los Angeles (LA Magazine), Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Chavkin has authored research papers in renowned medical journals as well as book chapters.