Dr. Bendikson graduated with honors from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.S. in psychobiology. She earned her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine where she received the James E. Constantine Award in recognition of her excellence in obstetrics and gynecology.
She completed her residency training at Harvard Medical School, working at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital and served as the administrative chief resident in her last year there. She received her subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
- The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc. (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
- The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc. (Reproductive Endocrinology)
Area of Expertise
Dr. Bendikson has received intensive medical training in cutting edge stimulation protocols for in vitro fertilization, recurrent pregnancy loss and implantation failure. Her surgical training has focused on minimally invasive surgical approaches to endometriosis, tubal disease, uterine scarring and uterine anomalies.
Her particular interests are fertility in women with diminished ovarian reserve and advanced maternal age, unexplained infertility, male infertility, embryo implantation and egg freezing.
Dr. Bendikson is committed to educating the next generation of fertility specialists and serves as the associate fellowship program director for the USC fellowship for reproductive endocrinology and infertility. She lectures and teaches medical students as well as undergraduate students at USC.