Lisa Masterson, MD, is a board-certified OB/GYN at her private practice in Santa Monica, California. Specializing in obstetrics, gynecology, infertility, adolescent gynecology, and family planning for Los Angeles residents, Dr. Masterson is best recognized in her role as the Emmy-nominated co-host of the Emmy-winning syndicated daytime medical talk show, “The Doctors.” She also has a popular weekly lifestyle podcast, “Heath in Heels with Dr. Lisa,” available on iTunes and www.healthinheelswithdrlisa.com.
Dr. Masterson’s unique practice includes a myriad of services not found in today’s traditional gynecological medicine, paving the way for advancement in her field. Gynecology merges with aesthetic services at her Ocean Oasis Medical Spa, which offers customized spa treatments as well as exercise and nutrition programs that cater specifically to each phase of a woman’s life.
At the forefront in education, Dr. Masterson holds seminars on adolescent sexuality for teens and parents and has written “Go Figure,” a workbook for young girls detailing the changes throughout their bodies.
Her reach stretches across borders. Striving to provide global medical relief to underdeveloped regions, Dr. Masterson has created Maternal Fetal Care International (www.mfci.net), a charitable organization dedicated to making every mother and child count around the globe. MFCI brings volunteer physicians to treat needy women and children and provides medical supplies, equipment, and training to elevate the standard of medical care and decrease the mother-child transmission of HIV/AIDS.
In addition to establishing birthing centers in Kenya and India, Dr. Masterson co-founded the first OB/GYN residency program in all of Sub-Saharan Africa in Eritrea. Locally, Dr. Masterson founded Mobile Mom Squad, which offers education and counseling, resources, and prenatal exams to underserved moms and moms-to-be.
Dr. Masterson completed her undergraduate studies at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts and went on to complete medical school at the University of Southern California.
Dr. Masterson has appeared on “Dr. Phil,” “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “The Today Show,” “Oprah After the Show,” “Good Morning America,” “CNN Headline News,” “Anderson Cooper 360,” “The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson,” “The Tyra Banks Show,” “Good Day Live,” “The Other Half,” “Berman and Berman,” “Strictly Sex With Dr. Drew,” Lifetime’s “What Should You Do?,” “Mo’Nique,” “Rachel Ray,” “The Wendy Williams Show,” “The T.O. Show”, and VH1’s “Smokin’ Hot Talk”. Dr. Masterson has also performed a live C-section on Discovery Live and been featured on the Style Network, BET, and every major Los Angeles television station.
Dr. Masterson is the proud mother of her son, Daniel, and resides in Southern California. In her spare time, she enjoys surfing and studying French.
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