Shady Zarnegin is a licensed pharmacist in California and has been practicing since 2011. After working as a pharmacist for several years, she decided she wanted to share her egg freezing journey and through her experience help women in their fertility journey. She has chosen to take on the role of a fertility advocate and consultant to provide a service and support for patients going through egg freezing or IVF. As she embarked on her journey, she infused herself in the world of fertility. She became a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and attends their yearly conference. She is here to share her expertise and be with you every step of the way! Think of her as your personal concierge patient advocate!
Dr. Ellen Goldstein is a double board-certified OB-GYN and Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility physician. She has been helping hopeful families at the Reproductive Fertility Center since 2016.
Dr. Goldstein graduated from Brown University with an undergraduate degree with honors in Biology, where she received the James Kidwell prize in Genetics and Population Biology. She earned her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Goldstein subsequently completed rigorous training in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire and her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at both UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Centers. Dr. Goldstein is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is currently clinical faculty and Attending Physician at the UCLA School of Medicine, where she educates the next generation of reproductive specialists.
Dr. Goldstein enjoys ushering her patients through the often-overwhelming world of fertility care with intuition, empathy, and clear communication. She empowers her patients by making sure they understand their diagnosis and their treatment plan, which is always supported by the latest research.
Joey Coppedge is a certified nutritionist and habit coach. He is trained in the technique of motivational interviewing and has worked in the wellness industry for just under a decade. His goal is to guide and empower your motivations for change to help you make measurable goals for sustainable change. Well-versed in the psychology of behavior change, he reprograms habits you didn’t even know were destructive into a deliberate, healthy lifestyle that will last a lifetime.
Kevin Nahai is a Motivational Speaker and Life Coach specializing in anxiety management, dating and relationships, career development, meditation, body dysmorphia, and more. Kevin's certifications include Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Nutrition Specialist, and Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming. In addition to speaking to schools, businesses, and conferences, Kevin runs an intensive One-On-One Mentorship program that is focused on setting and reaching specific goals, establishing better behaviors, and rewiring our thought patterns. Although Kevin employs many elements of traditional talk therapy in his coaching, his methodology is practical, hands-on, and solution-oriented, with an emphasis on teaching his clients how to actually fix/change the problem(s) at hand.
Nora Pearlman is a certified pre and postnatal corrective exercise specialist and Lagree Fitness instructor. She has a passion for creating community through health and fitness; and loves helping clients find a connection to fitness that goes beyond just the physical relationship.
Nora was motivated to continue growing her education in the pre and postnatal world, after having gone through her own pregnancy and experiencing the need for modification in regular fitness classes.
You can expect Nora to help you connect with your own body and she empowers you to become a stronger woman and take that strength with you in your everyday life. Nora brings her energy and heart into every session. She currently lives in West Hollywood with her husband and son.
Childhood chaos and environments filled with disruption can create a challenging journey unless there is healing. Heather Martin, originally from Portland, Oregon, began her wellness path several years ago. Coming from a background in the Fashion Industry, Meditation and Reiki Energy became part of her life after experiencing a desire to heal herself. As she began to notice her personal pattern of sabotaging behavior within relationships, her negative self talk and her fearful actions., Heather started her Reiki training. Her interest in helping others soon developed as she began to focus on meditation, voice articulation, animal wellness and the importance of mind health. She has since become a sought after Los Angeles Meditation Guide, Reiki Master Teacher and Intuitive Animal Energy Healer. She is a supporter of self love, acceptance, empowerment and care. In her practice, Heather uses the modalities of Meditation and Reiki allowing for the mind to detach, heal and align. Her teachings can be found at The Den Meditation, Be-Raw, Goomi Group for corporate wellness, Urban Dog Retreat and Unplug Meditation.
Dr. Kim first opened his clinic in the year 2000 to help the community. He focuses on peoples' overall health and wellbeing. He utilizes his knowledge and expertise in Chinese Medicine to help women undergoing fertility treatment or those simply trying to get pregnant.
Melissa has been working in the fertility field since 2009. She has worked in the front office, surgery scheduling, cycle coordinating and financial counseling, which makes her extremely familiar in all aspects. She has completed three IVF cycles and has first hand experience with the process and can personally relate. She has worked for some of the largest clinics in Southern California (HRC, previously) and has been with Reproductive Fertility Center for almost 6 years now.