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Melanie Maykin, MD
Melanie Maykin, MD
Graduated - Class of 2019

Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) Fellowship – Univ of Hawaii

Research/Clinical Interests: Global health, vaginal birth after cesarean delivery, gastroschisis




Institution Degree Field of Study
current University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2015 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA MD Medicine
2008 University of California, Berkeley BA Integrative Biology and Public Health

Research & Professional Experience

2015 Research on vaginal birth after cesarean delivery. UCLA Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Stephanie Valderramos, MD, PhD.
2013 Research on gastroschisis. Research assistant, University of California Fetal Consortium.
2008 - 2009 Public Health Investigator, California Department of Public Health- STD Control Branch.
2006 - 2008

Research on sex steroids and receptors in the induction of mammary cancers. Research assistant, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories, Dr. G. Shyamala-Harris Lab.

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2015 William J. Dignam Award for Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
2015 Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society


Valderramos S, Maykin M. Placental Histopathological Findings in Zika. infected Pregnancies.. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (2018).

Maykin M., Mularz A., MD, Valderramos S., MD, PhD. "Validation of the Prediction Model for Success of Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery at UCLA Medical Center." Poster presented at the 70th annual meeting of the Obstetrical and Gynecological Assembly of Southern California; 2015 May 8-9, Los Angeles, CA.


Pereira JP Jr, Maykin MM, Vasconcelos Z, Avvad-Portari E, Zin AA, Tsui I, Brasil P, Nielsen-Saines K, Moreira ME, Gaw SL..The Role of Amniocentesis in the Diagnosis of Congenital Zika Syndrome..Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 8. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz013. [Epub ahead of print].PMID: 30624579

Maykin MM, Mularz AJ, Lee LK, Valderramos SG. Validation of a Prediction Model for Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Delivery Reveals Unexpected Success in a Diverse American Population. AJP Rep. 2017 Jan;7(1):e31-e38. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1599129.