Learn More About Our Providers – Dr. Lela Emad, M.D.
Dr. Lela Emad is a compassionate, experienced OB/GYN certified by the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Emad specializes in general women’s health as well as the diagnosis and treatment (surgical and non-surgical) of a full-spectrum of gynecological disorders. Before medical school, Dr. Emad studied biology as an undergraduate at Sonoma State University, graduating with high honors in 1982. She obtained her Medical Doctorate from the University of California at Davis in 1986, and began her internship and residency the same year in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. Dr. Emad finished her residency in 1989. A true fan of northern California, Dr. Emad opened her private practice in 1990 at Women’s OB/GYN Medical Group in Santa Rosa, where she has devotedly served Sonoma County women ever since.
While Dr. Emad loves her Sonoma County home, she took advantage of every opportunity to study abroad during her education. In her second year of medical school, Dr. Emad traveled to Nicaragua as a member of a health study task force with the American Medical Student Association. In her final year of medical school, Dr. Emad traveled to Calcutta, India as a part of the Sidewalk Clinic for the Homeless. She went abroad again during the second year of her residency to study at University Kabansegaan, Department of OB/GYN in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Emad stayed in Sacramento during the final year of her residency to serve as an Assistant Instructor of Operative Hysterectomy, Resection, and Ablation courses.
In her free time, Dr. Emad enjoys scuba diving, bicycling, underwater photography, hiking and traveling. After 25 years of experience, Dr. Emad continues to receive great satisfaction from helping her patients overcome their gynecologic health problems and meet their long-term lifestyle and healthcare goals. Dr. Emad is fluent in English, Spanish, and Farsi.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Emad, please call our office: (707)-579-1102.