Gynecology and Obstetrics Medical Group

OB/GYN located in Long Beach, CA

Essam Taymour, MD, FACOG, is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist at Gynecology and Obstetrics Medical Group in Long Beach, California. Dr. Taymour has been practicing since 1981 and is a fellow of the American College of OB/GYN. He has full privileges at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Greater Long Beach Surgery Center and Memorialcare Outpatient Surgery Center. Dr. Taymour uses his compassionate and personable manner to provide the most current and comprehensive care to women.

Providing a broad spectrum of women’s health services, Dr. Taymour focuses on obstetrical and laparoscopic services, robotic and pelvic reconstruction procedures, and an innovative, new radio-frequency ablative procedure for treating uterine fibroids called Acessa. Since the ‘80s, Dr. Taymour has championed minimally-invasive gynecological surgery and remains proactive in exploring the latest treatment options and technologies for women’s health.

A graduate of the University of Alexandria Medical School, Dr. Taymour completed his internship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York. He finished his residency through the OB/GYN program at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania and went into extended training during a fellowship in pelvic surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York.

Dr. Taymour has been honored by Long Beach Memorial Medical Center as Doctor of the Year in 2010. He is also the recipient of numerous awards for his work teaching residents at Long Beach Hospital. Dr. Taymour is happily married and father to three daughters. He is also a doting grandfather to his five grandchildren. Dr. Taymour speaks Arabic as well.


A Novel Therapy for Gynecology

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The Incision-less Fibroid Treatment

The Sonata fibroid treatment is an incision-free and clinically proven answer for some women who have intrusive fibroid symptoms: with just one quick procedure, you could be free of painful periods and heavy bleeding. Many patients are back at work or going out with friends within a day or two.

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Our Team

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  • Cindy  Padilla
    Cindy Padilla
    Office Manager/Medical Assistant
  • Amanda  Fuentes
    Amanda Fuentes
    Medical Receptionist/Medical Assistant
  • Julie  Gravatte
    Julie Gravatte
    Billing Supervisor
  • Yaritza  Euceda
    Yaritza Euceda
    Medical Assistant
  • Cynthia  Chavez
    Cynthia Chavez
    Medical Assistant

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At Gynecology and Obstetrics Medical Group, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed. We unfortunately are not in contract with any Medi-cal Sponsored Programs or Kaiser.

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Words from our patients

  • "Best doctor ever. He made it possible for me and my fiancé have an opportunity to have children. Hardly any marks after my surgery... (and with) minimal pain."

    Conchi S.
  • "I'm very lucky to find such a great doctor for my first pregnancy. For either my woman's needs or another future baby, I will definitely stick with him."

    Yamiko C.
  • "Dr. Taymour was everything I needed in a doctor... He was open, warm and answered any questions I had."

    Nina G.
  • Yelp

    "Great surgeon! I've had two surgeries with him and both have been very successful... recovery has been awesome."

    Sandi G.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Taymour is exactly what a pregnant woman needs. He is a genius, artist of a surgeon and takes his craft seriously. Office is extremely clean... plenty of parking."

    Heather O.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Taymour has been respectful, responsive, and patient for my first pregnancy. The office staff is always very helpful, scheduling appointments has been easy."

    Staci C.
  • Healthgrades

    "I have been with Dr. Taymour for over 10 years. He is exceptional and very up-to-date with his medical, personal, and technical skills. Wonderful team."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "I love Dr Taymour and his staff! They are patient focused and truly put their hearts into building the best plan for each patient."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "Wonderful Doctor! I had a Supercervial Hysterectomy. He has a calming, yet reassuring demeanor. I trust him wholeheartedly."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Taymour is a wonderful doctor. From the time you step into the office until you leave the staff is friendly and very helpful. Dr. Taymour is an absolute blessing!"

    Verified Patient

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