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Dr. Amersi's Credentials




Birth Place: Nairobi, Kenya  (fifth generation African of East Indian Descent)

Immigrated with my family to United States at age 13


1998-2002   University of California, Irvine

                       Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Residency

1994-1998   University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

                      Doctor of Medicine

1990-1994   University of California, Los Angeles

                       B.S. in Psychobiology with Honors Distinction

                       Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa


2002–present     Obstetrician, Gynecologist and Infertility Private Practice

                         Board Certified, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

                         High Risk Pregnancies, Bio identical Hormones Sub- Specialty

                         Hormone Imbalance, PCOS, Menopause/Perimenopause

                         Hereditary Genetic Cancer Counseling and Testing

2002–present     Attending Staff, St. Johns Hospital, Santa Monica, CA

2002–present     Attending Staff, Santa Monica- UCLA Hospital, Santa Monica, CA


Board Certification   Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology


Medical License        A71483

DEA                        BA6914748


St. John’s Hospital: Ob/Gyn board committee member

St. John’s Hospital: Perinatal committee member

Santa Monica Hospital: Peer review board member Ob/Gyn


2002–present   American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Los Angeles Top Doctors - 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Compassionate Doctor Award -2020

Southern California Super Doctor Award 2021

America’s Most Honored Doctor 2020

Patients’ Choice Award 2020

Ortho McNeil Resident Teaching Award (UC Irvine Dept of Ob/Gyn)

Senior Research Award: Breast Cancer and Hormone Therapy (UC Irvine Dept of Ob/Gyn)

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (UCSF School of Medicine)

Chancellors Service Award at graduation (UCSF School of Medicine

Chancellors Mentor Award at graduation (UCSF School of Medicine)

UCSF Outstanding Student: ob/gyn, surgery, medicine awarded at graduation

Honors in all core clerkships and all sub internships rotations (UCSF School of Medicine)

Harold Gabriel Buchbinder Endowed Scholarship (UCSF full- tuition merit award)

UCSF AIDS Research Fellowship

UCSF Medical Student Achievement Award (scholarship/award for designing and implementing

AIDS awareness

Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa (University of California, Los Angeles)

Phi Beta Kappa Graduate Scholarship

UCLA Chancellor’s Service Award

Psi-Chi Psychology Honor Society

UCLA Alumni Association Achievement Award

UCLA Distinguished Scholar Award

Dr. Ralph Bunche & Trimentor Achievement Award

UCLA Dean’s Honor List

Mortar Board National Honor Society

Golden Key National Honor Society

Alpha Lamda Delta National Honor Society

Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

AIDS Project Los Angeles Service Award


UC Irvine Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology

        Management strategies on breast cancer during pregnancy

        Survival and quality of life in women with breast cancer on hormone replacement therapy

University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

        Protease inhibitors and antiviral HIV activity

University of Southern California

        Management of tumors of low malignant potential


Los Angeles Forum- free medical care to indigent patients

UCLA Emergency Room – free service to indigent patients

UCLA School of Medicine- career panel

St. John’s Hospital –ob/gyn board committee member

St. John’s Hospital – perinatal committee member

Santa Monica Hospital – peer review board member ob/gyn

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Fellow

Flying Doctors of Mercy

UCSF Annual Women’s Health Forum-

American Women in Medicine and Surgery

Minority Women in Medicine and Surgery

UCLA Minorities in Medicine

AIDS Project Los Angeles- Medical Counselor

Music Mends Minds- Ambassador

Venice Family Clinic- Food Drive Partner for Food Insecure Children

Yale Physicians Assistant Training Program-Mentor

UCLA Physicians Assistant Training Program-Mentor

Windward School- Mentor for high school students

Needed Vitamin Company- brand ambassador, advisory board


Traveling, Photography, Reading, Spending time with my son Jaden

Shamsah Amersi, MD
2825 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 320
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: 310-264-5600
Fax: 310-264-5604
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