Dr. Christopher Tarnay

Dr. Christopher Tarnay is a Urogynecologist and the Division Chief in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) at UCLA. Since 2008, Dr. Tarnay has served as Medicine for Humanity’s Medical Director and lead surgeon in Uganda. He has been instrumental in establishing partnerships with local doctors and trainees, as well as relieving the tremendous burden of obstetric fistula on women and communities in Uganda. He has been organizing and conducting international medical trips each year. In 2016, Dr. Tarnay assumed the role of President of Medicine for Humanity.

Dr. Tarnay is Associate Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in the Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Urology. Dr. Tarnay is an avid teacher of fellows, residents, and medical students at UCLA and serves as associate program director for the fellowship in FPMRS. Currently he is Chief of Staff at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

He is married to his wife of 15 years, LanAnh Do, who is also a physician and specialist in Allergy and Asthma in West Los Angeles. They have two wonderful children Matthew and MaiAnh.