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Dr. Sara Twogood
Dr. Sara Twogood
Obstetrician and gynecologist, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group, California, US
“As an obstetrician and gynecologist, I get the opportunity to care for women at some of the best — but also the hardest — times of their lives. Being able to help empower my patients as they move through these life-changing moments motivates me to do my best, always.”
Areas of expertise
  • Pre-conception, pregnancy, fertility, and pregnancy loss
  • Labor, delivery, and childbirth
  • Sexual health and wellness
  • Comprehensive gynecology, including abnormal Pap smears and treatment, abnormal periods and bleeding, polycystic ovary syndrome, ovarian cysts, and general wellness
“My passion is educating the public about female health and wellness through medical communication and writing.”
— Dr. Sara Twogood
  • Female Health Education – Cofounder, since 2020
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – Obstetrician and gynecologist, since 2019
  • Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (USC) – Assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, 2011–2019
  • USC obstetrics and gynecology services – Medical director
  • Good Samaritan Hospital – Vice chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology department and residency codirector
  • Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
  • Byrdie – Member of medical review board
  • Parents – Member of expert review board
  • University of Southern California – Internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology, 2007–2011
  • Albany Medical College – Medical degree, 2007
  • University of California, Santa Barbara – Bachelor of Science in biological and physical sciences, 2003
Awards and achievements
  • Top Doctor, Pasadena Magazine and Los Angeles Magazine
  • Southern California Super Doctors Rising Stars award, 2017
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Circle of Friends Recipient (hospital honor designated by grateful patient)
  • Keck School of Medicine Medical Student Teaching Recognition Award
  • LAC+USC Obstetrics and Gynecology Department Award: Physician selected by a peer to be their personal physician
Appearances and publications in other media
LA Health and Me,
13 Mar 2024
Dr. Sara Twogood – OBGYN
The Dream, Pushkin,
20 Jan 2020
S2 E5: Birthing a Bad Dream
American Journal of Perinatology, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 463–68.,
03 Jun 2013
Interobserver Reliability of Fetal Heart Rate Pattern Interpretation Using NICHD Definitions
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