Jamie Lipeles, DO

For more than a decade, Jamie Lipeles, DO, has been dedicated to making gynecological care a positive and empowering experience for women. He currently provides compassionate and effective care to patients at Marina OB/GYN, located in Del Rey, Hawthorne, Carson, and South Gate, California. Dr. Lipeles earned his medical degree from the Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, in Pomona, California. He did his residency at two of the busiest and highest-risk hospitals, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (San Bernardino County Hospital) and Riverside County Regional Medical Center. He is among the few OB/GYNs certified to perform gynecological procedures, including hysterectomies and myomectomies, with the minimally-invasive da Vinci Surgical System®, and instructs other physicians on how to use this advanced and truly superior approach to surgery. Dr. Lipeles is also an expert in innovative technologies such as the FemiLift CO2 laser for treating vaginal dryness and incontinence and cryotherapy to freeze genital warts caused by HPV. Dr. Lipeles also offers a wide array of leading-edge cosmetic treatments, including Botox®, Juvederm®, and IPL hair removal. He is fluent in English and Spanish and is frequently sought for his expertise by the media, including KCBS-TV, KTLA-TV, and the Los Angeles Times. Dr. Lipeles is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Lipeles takes obstetrics and gynecology to the next level, attracting women not just from Marina Del Rey, but the neighboring communities of Venice, Westchester, El Segundo, Playa Vista, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Culver City, and beyond. In fact, women travel worldwide to receive care from Dr. Lipeles at Marina OB/GYN!

Vida Rostami, MD

Vida Rostami, MD, brings her impressive education and OB/GYN medical training to the Marina OB/GYN team, located in Marina Del Rey and Hawthorne, California. As her first name suggests, “Vida” has a strong interest in bringing life into the world. Her full-of-life personality and warm smile make her loved by her patients and everyone who knows her. During her training in Southern California, Dr. Rostami fell in love with the culture, and most importantly, she fell in love with the people of Los Angeles. Dr. Rostami has a very low cesarean section rate, and her practice style drives her patient satisfaction scores far higher than other obstetricians and gynecologists. She focuses on the least invasive approach to care for her gynecological patients and has extensive training and experience with da Vinci® robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and hysteroscopic procedures. Dr. Rostami is a wealth of knowledge on birth control options, including IUDs. When medical management doesn’t resolve her patients’ issues, she is well trained to perform a robotic hysterectomy, myomectomy, and hysteroscopic endometrial ablations. Dr. Rostami is also a master of cosmetic gynecology, including the Femilift CO2 laser for stress urinary incontinence, atrophic vaginitis, vaginal dryness, and vaginal tightening from laxity. She has an unmatched bedside manner and truly cares about those in her care. Dr. Rostami is thrilled to be accepting and excited to meet and care for new patients!

Elizabeth Oslund, MD

At Marina OB/GYN in Hawthorne and Marina Del Rey, California, Elizabeth Oslund, MD, treats her patients with compassion, commitment, and care. She takes a proactive approach to gynecology and obstetrics, staying ahead of potential health issues that may impact her patients and their babies. After completing her undergraduate education at USC, Dr. Oslund received a Master of Arts in medical sciences from Loyola University, Chicago. From there, she went on to earn her medical degree from New York Medical College. During her residency at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles, she served as chief resident and finished at the top of her class. She trains in innovative medical techniques like the da Vinci Surgical System, which allows her to provide minimally invasive procedures for her patients. These procedures can often reduce downtime and improve outcomes versus traditional surgery. Dr. Oslund gives her patients undivided attention. She has a soft heart and volunteers her time and energy to care for the underserved. With each consultation and check-up, Dr. Oslund makes sure that her patients have the space to ask questions and truly understand their options. Dr. Oslund strongly believes in her oath to minimize suffering. She supports her patients through both treatment and education because she knows that women make great decisions for themselves and their children when empowered with the information they need!

Santelia Rose, MD

Santelia Suane Rose, MD, is a highly experienced OB/GYN, with a passion for educating and providing her patients with the best care possible. She is delighted to join the Marina OB/GYN team and work with dedicated professionals in Marina Del Rey and Hawthorne, California. Dr. Santelia graduated from Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, with a bachelor’s degree and obtained her medical education from the Charles R. Drew University/David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She gained valuable experience while serving the underserved women in the greater Los Angeles area, working as an obstetrician and gynecologist at White Memorial Medical Center. Providing peace of mind and reassurance for her valued patients, Dr. Santelia empowers women with the knowledge to achieve optimal gynecological and obstetrical health and wellbeing. She offers gynecological services to women in all phases of life, from adolescence to childbearing age and menopause. She is a dedicated advocate for her clients who love building lasting bonds by offering genuine, continual care. With a comprehensive understanding of long-acting birth controls, Dr. Santelia educates her patients to be well-versed with contraceptives and make a choice that best suits them. Additionally, she has become a master at minimally invasive surgery, such as the da Vinci Robotic Surgery, hysteroscopic procedures, and other noninvasive and less invasive approaches.

Dr. Santelia makes bringing forth new life the most unforgettable and treasured experience for pregnant women. She patiently listens to your needs, provides genuine care, and exudes warmth and a cheerful spirit that puts patients at ease!

Jessica Utech, PA-C

Jessica Utech, PA-C, is a certified physician assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She holds licensure in the states of New York and California, proudly serving the Marina Del Rey and Hawthorne, California, communities at Marina OB/GYN. Jessica received her education at Daemen College in Amherst, New York, with a Bachelor of Science in health sciences, followed by her Master of Science in physician assistant studies. Upon receiving her New York state physician assistant license, Jessica served as a psychiatry physician assistant at DENT Neurologic Institute in Amherst, New York. Temporarily relocating to Florida, Jessica provided health care services to patients at Medfast Urgent Care in Merritt Island, Florida. Passionate about providing quality health care to women, Jessica planted her roots in California to participate in an OB/GYN fellowship at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, California. There, she provided health education as well as inpatient and outpatient care to the underserved patients of San Bernardino County. Focusing on a patient-centered approach, Jessica is eager to help improve her patients’ overall health and provide them with the care they deserve. She’s currently accepting new patients and looks forward to creating positive relationships at Marina OB/GYN!

Samantha Wilhelm, PA-C

Samantha Wilhelm, MS, PA-C, is passionate about educating patients on caring for their bodies and empowering them to make informed decisions. She currently serves as a physician assistant at Marina OB/GYN in Marina Del Rey and Hawthorne, California, providing exceptional care to women. Samantha began her education at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, where she received her Bachelor of Science in kinesiology with a concentration in motor behavior. She later achieved her Master of Science in physician assistant studies at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. After earning her master’s degree, Samantha served as a physician assistant for Regional Child and Maternal Health Program (RMCHP) in Dickinson, Texas. Following this, she worked as a physician assistant for the University of Texas Medical Branch in the OB/GYN department. There, she was promoted to gynecologic oncology. Participating in several clinical clerkships over the years, including family medicine, surgery, and emergency medicine, Samantha brings a wide variety of expertise to the Marina OB/GYN team. She looks forward to actively listening to her patients to address their concerns and facilitate positive outcomes!

Neha Sharma, M.D.

Neha Sharma, MD is a specialized OB/GYN at Marina OB/GYN with locations in Marina del Rey and Hawthorne, California. Dr. Sharma began her education at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, where she received a Bachelor of Science with distinction and later a Master of Science in Pharmacology. She continued on to earn her Doctor of Medicine from Saint George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. During her undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral education, Dr. Sharma received several awards, including the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology Resident Award and the Outstanding MIS Resident Award from the Society of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeons. Today, Dr. Sharma is a distinguished physician and researcher with numerous publications to her name. She is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Integrative Health and Medicine Club, and the Golden Key Honor Society. When Dr. Sharma isn’t providing patients with excellent care, she enjoys yoga, reading, and traveling. She has also been a cross-country runner for over 10 years and hopes to complete a half-marathon soon.

Jessica Lapworth, DO


Serena Mathews, MD


Jenna Tong, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

Christa Beck, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

Josie Clark, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

Dee Gatewood, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Jordan Agnew, PA