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Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility | Female

Pacific In Vitro Frtlztn Instut 1319 Punahou St Ste 980, Honolulu, HI 96826 Get Directions
(808) 946-2221

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Care Philosophy

Simply stated listens to the patients voice! Integrates not only the biology of the disease state or of the conditions or of just well person check ups but incorporates the role of psychology and sociology into each treatment and management plan. Dr. Dominguez enjoys the marriage of eastern and western philosophy and the pursuit of well being. She try's to look into the future and evaluates a given patients present circumstances to look for weak links and how they can be modified to prevent future complications. Through so many challenging life experiences her self, she has learned that humbleness and respect of all, along with equality of care are the cornerstone to being trusted by the patients. Dr. Dominguez is a pioneer in integrative medicine recognizing that the parts are so much more than the parts and that although as western physicians we have becoming increasingly subspecialized the answer to most questions lie within the whole.Read more

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Dr. Dominguez is recognized as an expert in the field of reproductive medicine, in vitro fertilization and laparoendoscopic surgery. She...Read more

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Specialties

  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Board Certifications

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  • Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Dominguez says..

Dr. Dominguez is double board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility running the gamut of expertise in the subspecialty. She brings to the patient care a wealth of knowledge and expertise which she has honed in over 25 years of practicing medicine. Besides the bread and butter of reproductive female related complaints she has experience in medical endocrinology, pediatric endocrinology, menopausal medicine, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, male infertility and transgender hormone replacement.  

Dr. Dominguez takes an integrated approach to reproductive health, being careful to pay attention to not only the biological aspects but the psychological and sociological contributing factors.  She strongly supports alternative treatments for reproductive concerns and enjoys working side by side with alternative healers. Infertility is emotionally taxing, physically taxing and socially taxing if she can help bring "belief" in the process of building ones family then she has succeed!

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  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Amenorrhea
  • Asherman Syndrome
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Female Genital Disorders
  • Female Infertility
  • Female Pseudohermaphrodism
  • Female Reproductive Toxicity
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Gynecologic Disorders
  • Hypothalamic Amenorrhea
  • Infertility
  • Male Infertility
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS)
  • Ovarian Insufficiency Due to FSH Resistance
  • Ovulatory Dysfunction
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Primary Amenorrhea
  • Sexual Desire Disorders
  • Sexual Development Disorders
  • Sexual Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexual Pain Disorders
  • Sexual Precocity, Familial, Gonadotropin-Independent, Male-Limited
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tubal Adhesion
  • Tubal Block
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Polyp

Procedures Performed

Dr. Dominguez says..

Dr. Dominguez has surgical expertise in management of tubal disease, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, mullerian anomalies and myomas as well as reversal of sterilization incorporating hysteroscopic, laparoscopic and microsurgical techniques.  She is well versed in all the aspects of clinical in vitro fertilization (IVF) including patient counseling, ovulation induction, oocyte retrieval and embryo transfer. She believes that although IVF is appropriate for many infertility couples some can achieve building a family by simply improving blood pressure control or sugar control or other life style modifications. She encourages a holistic approaching including partnering with acupuncturist and other healers. She offers intrauterine insemination and has expertise in reproductive transvaginal ultrasound. She supports Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender health management providing reproductive care and guidance for all patients equally.

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  • Artificial Insemination
  • Assisted Reproductive Technique
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Endometrial Polyp Surgery
  • Fallopian Tube Recanalization
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecologic Ultrasound
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Gynecological Procedure
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Hysteroscopic Resection of Fibroids and Polyps
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • Infertility Surgery
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovulation Induction
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tuboplasty
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Vaginal Culture
  • Vaginal Reconstructive Surgery

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    What is medical malpractice
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    Sanctions

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 2
    Board Actions

    Dr. Dominguez has 2 board actions

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    • Misdemeanor conviction  (11/1/2013)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: New York
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • Professional Misconduct  (5/10/2012)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Dominguez, Celia E MD License # MD-14779

      Nature of Complaint

      The physician allegedly failed to comply with laws governing professional conduct.

      Action Taken

      The physician entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Hawaii Medical Board in which the physician was placed on Probation for 90 Days (compliance date 08-10-2012). The Board also issued a Fine in the amount of $1,500.00.

    • State: Hawaii
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Education

  • Medical School
    George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical School

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical School

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California San Diego Medical Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    George Wash University

    Graduated in 1983

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Dominguez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Board certified in Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Malpractice claims in Hawaii not available
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Dominguez says...

Dr. Dominguez is recognized as an expert in the field of reproductive medicine, in vitro fertilization and laparoendoscopic surgery. She obtained her Medical Degree from George Washington University, completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of California in San Diego. Dr. Dominguez has held faculty positions in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of California in San Diego, the University of New Mexico and at Emory University in Atlanta. She has gained the respect of her colleagues as an exceptional reproductive endocrinologist and infertility expert and has published over 80 scientific articles, chapters, videos and abstracts. Doctor Dominguez has received several teaching awards throughout her career. Dr. Dominguez is double-board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She speaks Spanish fluently and considers herself a physician that integrates both eastern and western care of the patient. She is holistic in her care giving very individualized treatment plans. She considers her self a physician that integrates knowledge and practices the full depth of reproductive endocrinology and infertility field. Her expertise and clinical skills are extensive and range from pediatric gynecology to menopausal hormone replacement to uterine anomalies and the treatment and management of endometriosis patients.

Dr. Dominguez has received multiple awards through her career. She was elected into numerous societies because of her high scholastic and leadership capacities including:     Alpha Omega Alpha - National Medical Honor Society,  Phi Beta Kappa - National Scholarship Honor Society,  Omicron Delta Kappa - National Leadership Honor Society, Alpha Epsilon Delta - National Pre-medical Honor Society and Psi Chi - National Psychology Honor Society. She was featured in many  Who's Who including in International Youth Achievement. She also received many teaching awards while she was Assistant Professor in the departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of New Mexico and at Emory University school of medicine and hospital including in 1998 Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Excellence in Teaching Award, 2001 Emory University Deans Teaching Award and in 2003 Emory Gynecology Teacher of the Year.          

Most recently Dr. Dominguez's awards have included the Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014) Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013) Top 10 Doctor - State (2014) HawaiiObstetrician & Gynecologist Top 10 Doctor - City (2014) Honolulu, HI Obstetrician & Gynecologist and Regional Top Doctor, Castle Connolly 2014.

Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner.

Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

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Dr. Dominguez's Care Philosophy

Simply stated listens to the patients voice! Integrates not only the biology of the disease state or of the conditions or of just well person check ups but incorporates the role of psychology and sociology into each treatment and management plan. Dr. Dominguez enjoys the marriage of eastern and western philosophy and the pursuit of well being. She try's to look into the future and evaluates a given patients present circumstances to look for weak links and how they can be modified to prevent future complications.

Through so many challenging life experiences her self,  she has learned that humbleness and respect of all, along with equality of care are the cornerstone to being trusted by the patients.

Dr. Dominguez is a pioneer in integrative medicine recognizing that the parts are so much more than the parts and that although as western physicians we have becoming increasingly subspecialized the answer to most questions lie within the whole.

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Dr. Dominguez says...

Dr. Dominguez is double board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility running the gamut of expertise in the subspecialty. She brings to the patient care a wealth of knowledge and expertise which she has honed in over 25 years of practicing medicine. Besides the bread and butter of reproductive female related complaints she has experience in medical endocrinology, pediatric endocrinology, menopausal medicine, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, male infertility and transgender hormone replacement.  

Dr. Dominguez takes an integrated approach to reproductive health, being careful to pay attention to not only the biological aspects but the psychological and sociological contributing factors.  She strongly supports alternative treatments for reproductive concerns and enjoys working side by side with alternative healers. Infertility is emotionally taxing, physically taxing and socially taxing if she can help bring "belief" in the process of building ones family then she has succeed!

×

Dr. Dominguez says...

Dr. Dominguez has surgical expertise in management of tubal disease, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, mullerian anomalies and myomas as well as reversal of sterilization incorporating hysteroscopic, laparoscopic and microsurgical techniques.  She is well versed in all the aspects of clinical in vitro fertilization (IVF) including patient counseling, ovulation induction, oocyte retrieval and embryo transfer. She believes that although IVF is appropriate for many infertility couples some can achieve building a family by simply improving blood pressure control or sugar control or other life style modifications. She encourages a holistic approaching including partnering with acupuncturist and other healers. She offers intrauterine insemination and has expertise in reproductive transvaginal ultrasound. She supports Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender health management providing reproductive care and guidance for all patients equally.