Dr. Howard Clayton Mandel, M.D.

Dr. Howard Clayton Mandel, M.D. Get a Second Opinion

Attending Physician, Obstetrics & Gynecological Surgery

Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Areas of expertise

Obstetrics, Gynecology


Dr. Mandel graduated from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD with a bachelor's degree in natural sciences. He earned his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine in New York City. He served as Chief Resident in obstetrics/gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles before starting a private practice in Beverly Hills, CA. He has been extensively involved both professionally and administratively with the L.A. Free Clinic (now the Saban Community Clinic) in Los Angeles; Century City Hospital, Century City, CA; and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.


New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Obstetrics/Gynecology: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Medical Degree
M.D., F.A.C.O.G.


Consultant, USC Student Health Service, Los Angeles, CA (1985- )
Consultant, Saban Community Clinic, (formerly LA Free Clinic) Los Angeles, CA 1982- )
Consultant, Member, Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Member, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
Frederick C. Holden for excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology, NYU School of Medicine (1981)
Leo G. Rigler Award, Outstanding Officer in Obstetrics/Gynecology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (1985)
President’s Community Service Award, American College of Obstetrics/Gynecology (1984)
Lenny Somberg Award, Friends of the LA Free Clinic, Los Angeles, CA (1996)
Leo D. Fields. Volunteer of the Year Award (1996)
Member, Dean’s Advisory Board, UCLA School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA
Positions held at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Member, Board of Trustees (2006-2012)
Member, Cerulean Society (2011- )
Member, Woodrow Wilson Society (1998- )
Member, Chair, Dean’s Advisory Council, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (2004-2005)
Positions held at Century City Doctors Hospital, Century City, CA
Member, Executive Committee (2005-2008)
Chief of Gynecology (2005-2008)
Chief of Surgery (2008)


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