Rebecca Nelken, MD, is a pelvic and reconstructive surgeon. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.
Dr. Nelken’s major areas of research include pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence and medical education. She has published extensively in peer reviewed journals, authored book chapters, abstracts and poster presentations on various subjects related to women’s pelvic health.
In addition to being a member of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, she is a member of the American Urogynecologic Society. With a commitment to public service, Dr. Nelken volunteers at the Saban Free Clinic, formerly known as the Los Angeles Free Clinic.
After graduating from Columbia College, Columbia University, in New York with a bachelor’s in history/premed, Dr. Nelken went on to earn her medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC). She went on to perform an internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology and a fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, all at USC. Throughout her academic career, Dr. Nelken has earned many awards and scholarships.