Payman Joseph, MD received his undergraduate degree from USC and attended Wayne State University for Medical School. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Flushing Hospital (an affiliate of Albert Einstein University) where he served as a Chief Resident. He has held privileges in several prestigious hospitals in Los Angeles, including Cedars Sinai Hospital where he received the Golden Apple Award for resident teaching. Presently, he has privileges at Valley Presbyterian and Glendale Memorial Hospitals. He has been the medical director of Van Nuys Women’s Care and Pico Maternity for over 15 years. He is married and has two daughters ages 12 and 13.


Certified Nurse-Midwife

Nicole is a Certified Nurse-Midwife. She has been providing women with pregnancy and reproductive care for the last 10 years. Nicole has experience in many different settings and populations- urban hospitals, birth centers, home births, teen clinics, refugee camps and has helped train and teach midwives all over the world. She worked with UNICEF to develop obstetric training programs/protocols in various third world countries, and was a staff trainer at Planned Parenthood Los Angeles. Her passion is to provide and empower women with the education they need to live healthy lives, make the best choices and have optimal health during pregnancy. She truly believes healthy moms grow healthy babies! For the past 3 years, Nicole has been working with Dr. Joseph at the Van Nuys Office. Nicole received her degree from the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, NY.  In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking and spending quality time with her husband and 2 year old son.