Dr. Michelle Barhaghi is a native of Denver, Colorado. She completed her
undergraduate education at New York's Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
graduating Cum Laude with majors in Biochemistry/Biophysics and Biology
with a minor in Studio Art. She earned her medical degree at New York
City's Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and she completed her residency
training at Tulane University in New Orleans. She has practiced Obstetrics
and Gynecology internationally in New Zealand and South Africa. After
completing her international travels, Dr. Barhaghi returned to the U.S.
to work along the Oregon coast and in New York City prior to relocating
to Los Angeles to start her private practice.
During her medical studies at Mount Sinai, Dr. Barhaghi developed her interest
in Obstetrics and Gynecology while working directly with inner city residents
of Manhattan and the South Bronx. She has continued a culturally sensitive
approach to the practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology throughout her globetrotting
career. Her practice interests include a Minimally Invasive approach to
common gynecological problems. In addition, she enjoys managing a wide
variety of disorders including infertility, menstrual irregularities,
fibroids, peri-menopause/menopause symptom management and general health
maintenance. Dr. Barhaghi loves the field of Obstetrics and especially
enjoys the opportunity to guide a woman through her pregnancy journey.
She firmly believes that pregnancy and birth are normal, healthy processes—not
diseases— and aims to make each woman's motherhood journey as
pleasant as possible.
Dr. Barhaghi is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow
of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also double
board certified in and a diplomate of the American Board of Integrative
Holistic Medicine. Dr. Barhaghi remains an active volunteer with Doctors
Without Borders; her most recent assignment was in 2014 at a Vesicovaginal
Fistula prevention center in Jahun, Nigeria. When she is not working,
Dr. Barhaghi enjoys doing anything that involves a mountain.