Dr. Layne Kumetz, MD

Dr. Layne Kumetz, MD


Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female | 40 years old

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My number one priority is a happy healthy mommy and a happy healthy baby. I consider the doctor-patient relationship a true partnership with mutual respect and the same goals. My patients trust that I will have their best interest at heart and I trust that my patients will listen to my recommendation with an open mind.Read more

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Dr. Layne Kumetz is a Board-Certified Obstetrician Gynecologist and an Attending Physician at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. She is home-grown...Read more

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Dr. Layne Kumetz is a Board-Certified Obstetrician Gynecologist and an Attending Physician at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.

She is home-grown here in Los Angeles, and even volunteered at Cedars Sinai in the Maternity Ward in high-school.

She received her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and went on to get her Medical Degree from the prestigious University of Michigan, one of the top Medical Schools in the country.  She completed her residency at the highly acclaimed Cedars Sinai Medical Center, where she continues to perform surgery, deliver babies, and participate in resident education.

She has published articles in various peer-reviewed journals including "Fertility and Sterility" and "The Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology", the online journal "Medscape Ob/Gyn & Women's Health", and she is a co-author in the textbook Clinical and Reproductive Medicine and Surgery.  She has presented original research at the national level.

As an exceptionally trained gynecologic surgeon and member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, she is committed to providing her patients with minimally invasive surgical options that allow for less post-operative pain and faster recovery times.

Dr. Kumetz's Care Philosophy

My number one priority is a happy healthy mommy and a happy healthy baby.  I consider the doctor-patient relationship a true partnership with mutual respect and the same goals.  My patients trust that I will have their best interest at heart and I trust that my patients will listen to my recommendation with an open mind.

Dr. Kumetz says...

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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MonaLisa Touch Laser Therapy  –  MonaLisa Touch delivers gentle laser energy to the vaginal wall tissue that stimulates a healing response by generating new collagen, elastin and vascularization.

Obstetrics   You will likely have some questions and need a trusted place to go for answers. Dr. Kumetz is always available to her patients and she walks through the pregnancy journey with you from start to finish. 

Gynecology –  Dr. Kumetz offers comprehensive gynecology services to women of all ages. From pediatric and adolescent gynecology to menopause, our caring team will walk with you through the many stages of womanhood. Here is a look at some of the services we provide:

Surgery –  If you are experiencing abnormal bleeding, ongoing pelvic pain, or unexplained infertility, we offer surgical options for evaluation and treatment. Dr. Kumetz offers routine surgical care for common problems like uterine polyps, ovarian cysts, fibroids, and endometriosis.

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


  • 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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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

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