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.