Banafsheh Kashani, MD, FACOG
I recognize each person, or couple is unique and empathize with each and every patient. This allows me to help patients navigate all of their options and tailor my fertility treatments specific to their needs.
Banafsheh Kashani, M.D., FACOG is a board-certified OB/GYN and specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Eden Fertility Centers, and has been treating couples and individuals with infertility since 2014.
After graduating cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Kashani received her medical degree from University of South Alabama, College of Medicine where she graduated in the top of her class.
She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California. There she received tremendous experience in all facets of Obstetrics and Gynecology, but specifically had an interest in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She continued her medical training and pursued a subspecialty in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School. Prior to joining Eden Centers for Advanced Fertility, she was practicing as a top fertility specialist at Kaiser Permanente in Orange County and Reproductive Fertility Center.
Dr. Kashani has received numerous awards throughout her years of study and medical training. She graduated with honors in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, as well as Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude. Dr. Kashani was awarded the ACOG Gibbons Medical Student award. While in her residency training at the University of Southern California, she was recognized with the Daniel R. Mishell, Resident of the Year, Medical Student Teaching Award two years in a row. Additionally, she awarded Best in Leadership, Physician Selected by Peers to be their Personal physician, and the Nurses Choice Award. As a result, she was elected to be the Administrative Chief Resident at LAC+USC Medical Center. While in fellowship at Rutgers, New Jersey Medical school she was recognized for her teaching and mentorship of resident physicians and medical students. She also was granted the Endocrine Society Clinical Fellows Award in Women’s Health.
Dr. Kashani has conducted extensive research in female reproduction, with a specific focus on the endometrium and implantation. She has written papers reviewing the medical management of fibroids and the effect of fibroids on fertility. Additionally, Dr. Kashani has authored papers in the areas of fertility preservation, and fertility in women with PCOS and Turners syndrome. She also was part of a large SART-CORS study evaluating the trend in frozen embryo transfers and success rates.
Dr. Kashani is a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. In addition, she is a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and an active member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (PCRS). She is also a member of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI).
Dr. Kashani speaks English , Farsi , and Spanish