Raquel D. Arias, MD, MPH

Title(s)Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Clinician Educator)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressKAM 100 B 1975 Zonal Ave
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-9021
Phone+1 323 442 2552
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    Dr. Arias holds two faculty appointments at the University of Southern California: Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine and Clinical Associate Professor of Gerontology at University Park Campus. She also serves as Associate Dean for Educational Affairs (Special Projects) and Chairman of the Admissions Committee at the School of Medicine. She earned her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz and completed course work for her M.P.H. at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Arias attended medical school at USC and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She served in the National Health Service Corps in Merced, California where she directed the “Sweet Success” Program for the multidisciplinary management of diabetes in pregnancy. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and a recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. She has received teaching awards from students for teaching in each of the 4 years of medical school as well as multiple awards for teaching from the Ob/Gyn residents. She is a consultant on policy matters at the national, state and local levels in matters that relate to women’s reproductive health, as well as healthy aging. In this capacity she has been recognized by the U.S. House of Representatives, the California Legislature and the County of Los Angeles. Her clinical interests include breast disorders, contraception and menopause. Public health interests include the provision of healthcare for marginalized populations.
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    1. Bone density recovery after depot medroxyprogesterone acetate injectable contraception use. Contraception. 2008 Feb; 77(2):67-76. Kaunitz AM, Arias R, McClung M. PMID: 18226668.
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    2. The combined etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol contraceptive vaginal ring. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2007 Aug; 8(11):1769-77. Wagner MS, Arias RD, Nucatola DL. PMID: 17685892.
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    3. Dührssen incision to prevent a high cervical tear during mid-trimester abortion. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Jan; 96(1):50-1. Wagner MS, Arias RD, Nucatola DL. PMID: 17187799.
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    4. Cardiovascular health and the menopause: the gynecologist as the patients' interface. Climacteric. 2006 Sep; 9 Suppl 1:6-12. Arias RD. PMID: 16899438.
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    5. Changes in bleeding patterns with depot medroxyprogesterone acetate subcutaneous injection 104 mg. Contraception. 2006 Sep; 74(3):234-8. Arias RD, Jain JK, Brucker C, Ross D, Ray A. PMID: 16904417.
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    6. Women's and providers' attitudes toward menstrual suppression with extended use of oral contraceptives. Contraception. 2004 Nov; 70(5):359-63. Andrist LC, Arias RD, Nucatola D, Kaunitz AM, Musselman BL, Reiter S, Boulanger J, Dominguez L, Emmert S. PMID: 15504373.
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    7. Compelling reasons for recommending IUDs to any woman of reproductive age. Int J Fertil Womens Med. 2002 Mar-Apr; 47(2):87-95. Arias RD. PMID: 11991435.
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    8. Lack of utility in clinical practice of cytologic examination of nonbloody cyst fluid from palpable breast cysts. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Jun; 182(6):1300-5. Hindle WH, Arias RD, Florentine B, Whang J. PMID: 10871442.
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    9. A breast clinic in a department of obstetrics and gynecology. Obstet Gynecol. 1999 Jun; 93(6):1044-8. Hindle WH, Mishell DR, Arias RD, Gonzalez SG, Florentine BD. PMID: 10362179.
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