Dr. Layne Kumetz, MD

Dr. Layne Kumetz, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female | 40 years old

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It is our honor to serve you with compassionate medical services for obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Kumetz's works hard to provide the most up-to-date information and the latest technology for diagnosing and managing obstetric and gynecologic problems as well as maintaining good health through prevention. She masterfully combines scientific knowledge with her excellent clinical judgement, surgical skills, compassion and wonderful bedside manner. Dr. Kumetz supports both conventional and complimentary therapy.Read more

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Dr. Kumetz's Care Philosophy

It is our honor to serve you with compassionate medical services for obstetrics and gynecology.  Dr. Kumetz's works hard to provide the most up-to-date information and the latest technology for diagnosing and managing obstetric and gynecologic problems as well as maintaining good health through prevention. She masterfully combines scientific knowledge with her excellent clinical judgement, surgical skills, compassion and wonderful bedside manner. Dr. Kumetz supports both conventional and complimentary therapy.

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Preconception Counseling and Testing – Thinking of having a baby? Dr. Kumetz can help you start pregnancy on the right track with preconception counseling and testing. She offers compassionate care for women with infertility struggles or with a history of pregnancy loss.

Ovulation Induction – Have you been trying to get pregnant for months, but still find yourself staring at negative results each time you take a pregnancy test? Dr. Kumetz and her compassionate team can assist you with ovulation induction to increase your odds of conception and help you finally reach your dream of starting a family.

Routine Prenatal Care – Women with access to quality prenatal care have healthier babies with fewer complications. Dr. Kumetz provides her patients with full prenatal care for all trimesters of pregnancy.

High Risk Pregnancies – If you have already experienced a devastating pregnancy loss or you have some unforeseen complications with your current pregnancy, Dr. Kumetz can help. She specializes in high risk pregnancies and offers a compassionate approach to care in these delicate situations.

Multiple Gestation – Are you expecting twins? Triplets? Carrying multiples is hard on a woman's body and it requires some extra precautions to insure that moms and babies stay healthy. Dr. Kumetz loves working with her moms of multiples and she can assist you with your multiple gestation pregnancy too.

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) – If you previous delivered a baby via C-Section, that doesn't mean that you automatically have to choose another C-Section with future pregnancies. Dr. Kumetz is experienced in VBAC and can work with you to determine if you are an appropriate candidate and create a birth plan that meets your individualized needs.

State-of-the-Art Ultrasound – One of the most magical moments of pregnancy is when you see your baby's heart beating on the ultrasound monitor. Our state-of-the-art ultrasound technology gives you a sneak peak at your baby before you meet face-to-face. Dr. Kumetz uses ultrasounds for diagnostic testing at regular intervals throughout pregnancy and invites parents to enjoy this special milestone in their pregnancy journeys.

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Preventative Care – Dr. Kumetz offers annual preventative care checkups with PAP tests, breast exams, and HPV testing, vaccination, cancer screening and genetic testing. We also offer testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases. Preventative care should be a priority for every woman. It is the best way to prevent gynecological problems and catch abnormal PAP tests or breast lumps before they progress.

Diagnostic Services – We offer diagnostic care for abnormal PAP tests, abnormal bleeding, pelvic pain, vulvar problems, sexual dysfunction, and other troublesome symptoms that women experience.

Family Planning – Visit Dr. Kumetz to learn the most up-to-date options for contraception. If you are planning for pregnancy, make an appointment for preconception counseling and testing to insure that you start your pregnancy journey on the right track.

Fertility Assistance – If you are struggling to get pregnant, Dr. Kumetz can offer diagnostic testing services and ultrasounds to help you discover what is keeping you from experiencing your pregnancy dreams. We also provide ovulation induction and artificial insemination to increase your odds of conception.

Menopause Care – Menopause can be a difficult time in the life of any woman. Dr. Kumetz will walk you through your body's changes and help you cope with any bothersome menopausal symptoms. We offer hormone therapy and screening for bone health to insure that you sail through the menopause stage with minimal difficulty.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • The Gregory Danzler MD Chief Resident Teaching Award, 2007
    • Patients' Choice Physician, 1/2011
    • Warner/Goldberg Award - For Excellence and Commitment to Women's Health, 2003
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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breech Position
  • Dyspareunia
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Incontinence
  • Genital Warts
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Nuchal Translucency
  • Osteopenia
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Premature Labor
  • Sexual Pain Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginal Pain
  • Vaginismus
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvodynia
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    Cedar-Sinai Med Ctr

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    Uc Berkeley

    Graduated in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Breast Diseases
  • Critical Care Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Obstetric & Gynecologic Surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Pediatric Gynecology
  • Prenatal Care

Procedures Performed

  • Advanced Fetal Ultrasound
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Assisted Reproductive Technique
  • Birth Control
  • Breast Exam
  • C-Section
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Circumcision, Infant
  • Colposcopy
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Planning Services
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysteroscopic Resection of Fibroids and Polyps
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Natural Childbirth
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Oophorectomy
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Prenatal Care and Counseling
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Wound Repair