Dr. Hadar Waldman, MD, FACOG
Hadar Waldman, MD, is a full-time practicing obstetrician/gynecologist in Los
Angeles, California. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and
Gynecology and a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and
Dr. Waldman majored in international studies as an undergraduate at Emory
University. Before deciding to pursue a career in medicine, she worked on Wall
Street as an investment banking analyst at NationsBanc Montgomery Securities.
While attending Columbia University’s Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program, she worked as a research
assistant to Dr. Mehmet Oz at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. She attended
the Sackler School of Medicine and completed her residency training at Staten Island University
Hospital, Northwell Health, where she received awards in recognition of her caring, compassion, and
dedication to patients.
Dr. Waldman served as vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Lakeview Regional
Medical Center in New Orleans and has worked on various perinatal safety, breastfeeding, and fetal and
infant mortality review committees during her career. She has written articles as a female health
contributor to Sophisticated Woman magazine, and has been featured on KTLA 5 News-Los Angeles. She
has also given community lectures on adolescent and women’s health.
Dr. Waldman was born in Jerusalem, Israel. Her family moved to the United States when she was a
young child to advance her father’s medical career at Johns Hopkins University. A third-generation
doctor and active member of the Jewish community of Los Angeles, Dr. Waldman was inspired to
become a mohel, trained in the Jewish practice of brit milah. She is one of a select group of female
surgeon/mohels nationwide and maintains active membership in the National Organization of American
Committed to early childhood development and the latest scientific approaches to early childhood
success, she is a member of the Simms/Mann Institute Think Tank and serves on various advisory,
development, and educational committees at her children’s schools.
Dr. Waldman lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.