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Dr. David Finke

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beverly Hills, CA
16 years experience

Locations

Office

Beverly Hills, CA

Address

8920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 511, Beverly Hills, CA
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About

Bio

Serving women of Beverly Hills and surrounding areas, Dr. Finke received his undergraduate and Medical Doctor degrees from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2006. He finished residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology as Administrative Chief at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Finke has a passion for health policy and plans to continue to be at the forefront of developments on the national level in health education and reform. He is thrilled to be part of such a wonderful group of healthcare leaders at Women’s Care of Beverly Hills! Office 310-657-1600 Fax 310-657-4598 WCBH Medical Group 8920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 511 Beverly Hills CA 90211 david@drfinke.com

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

299 Answers
75 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Probably not, but...: There is not enough scientific evidence to make a conclusion regarding the safe limits of bpa ingestion during pregnancy. Several nations around the ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Both mom & babies: Carrying multiple babies puts the mom and babies at increased risks of complications. These pregnancies are at a higher risk of developing diabetes, ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes, but...: Don't feel guilty if you feel like you can't keep up with breastfeeding triplets. Usually, the more breastfeeding you do, the more milk the breasts w... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Heat, topicals: Probably the most commonly overlooked environmental hazards for pregnant women are heat and topical chemicals. First, heat is radiated from the mom t... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Every 3-4 hours: Depending on the number of wet diapers your baby is producing, this can be altered. Breastfeeding should occur regularly though in the first couple o... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Rare: The rate is 1 in 3, 300 people, or 0.03% of the population. Risk factors for vaginal cancer include: history of abnormal pap smear, hpv warts, previo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
See your doctor: Implantation bleeding is usually lighter and doesn't last as long as a period. Periods also usually involve more cramping than an early pregnancy and... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes: Bleeding from the rectum should always be followed up and you should ask your doctor what the next best step is. It may be something as simple as a h... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes: Time to see/call a doctor. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25 mg and/or Zantac 150 mg in the meantime.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes: Caffeine during pregnancy is a debatable topic. I usually suggest that one caffeinated drink a day while pregnant is thought to be safe. You want to ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Possible HPV warts: Hpv is a group of viruses that are extremely common. If your son has not received the Gardasil vaccine and she has a history of genital warts, then he... Read More
A 91-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Your doc and...: Your doctor must give the ok. Also, the assisted living facility must be comfortable will probably approve the move back after the recommendation fro... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Possibly: There are a variety of causes of sores and discoloration of areas of the mouth. They range from aphthous ulcers to cancer. See you dentist or primar... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Less than a week: First, make sure the bottle is bpa free and avoid reusing commercial one-time use water bottles over and over. Keep the water bottle out of hot envir... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Phys Therapy: First, you should explore the common causes of sciatica to determine if you can prevent it from getting worse. Second, look into physical therapy whi... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
See your dentist: Mouth sores can be from many causes and are rarely dangerous. Simple viral infection that causes the common cold could be culprit. See your dentist ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Cardio: Any exercise routine that gets your heartrate elevated above the 130-140's will be the most effective at burning fat and toning muscle. The more you ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
See your doctor: It is very important to make sure that pre-eclampsia isn't worsening. It can get severe very quickly and right sided upper abdominal pain, headache, ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Not likely: Vasectomy is considered a permanent form of contraception for men and couples. Failure rates are thought to be 1 in 2000 or around 0.4%--this is cons... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Kind of, yes!: Birth control pills can cause vaginal dryness. They suppress the body's fluctuation of hormones and the newer, low doses of estrogen and Progesterone... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes: Pain on the right side up by the ribs can be a symptom of worsening pre-eclampsia. You need to be evaluated by your physician or an equipped labor an... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
See your doctor!: While you may feel fine and only have a bruise, serious problems with spinal nerve compression/fractures and internal injuries can result. Motorcycle... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
No: Neurontin (gabapentin) is not an anti-inflammatory, but it can help with nerve pain disorders.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Moles not from HPV: Hpv family of viruses, as far as we know, aren't a cause of moles. Hpv 11 is the cause of genital warts. A dermatologist should periodically examine... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes: The hpv virus is very easily transmitted from person to person. Fingers, mouths, sharing sex toys without washing in between are all thought to be wa... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Very low: I tell my patients that we can pretty much eliminate the risk of them getting cancer from hpv if they follow-up regularly as directed with their prima... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Not really: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is a progesterone-secreting iud (intrauterine device). The Progesterone is distributed systemically through the body and is m... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Sjogren's is rare...: Usually small ulcers, or aphthous ulcers, are benign symptoms and are similar to canker sores. They can be caused by viruses, eating too many acidic ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes...read on.: The point of ocp's to prevent acne and unwanted hair growth is to decrease the circulating levels of testosterone in your body. Birth control pills ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Different ways: The morning after pill should be taken as soon after unportected intercourse as possible. The sooner, the more effective. It mainly works to prevent... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Estrogen/progesteron: Combination pills contain one form of estrogen and one form of progesterone. There are also Progesterone only birth control pills that are used more ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Depends: There is usually left over folds of skin after dramatic weight loss. Surprisingly, a lot of excess skin may disappear with the weight. Many people c... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
2 different issues: The uterus coming down too far is a problem with physical pelvic support. It is partly genetic, but is more common after you have had multiple vagina... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Not really...but: You could try different scar cream/remedies. I personally do not believe that there is a miracle fix, but I do suggest vitamedmd scar reduction cream... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Normal cycles: The hormones that are associated with pregnancy and cause nausea/breast tenderness/etc. Are also produced during the latter half of your cycle. If th... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
See your doctor.: The headaches have many different causes and should be evaluated sooner rather than later. The cramping should be evaluated by your gynecologist. I ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
See a doctor.: There can be many causes for vaginal discharge. A skin discoloration or change in texture should also be evaluated by your doctor.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes, but see a dr.: It isn't normal to have fewer than 6-8 periods in 12 months. You need to be worked up for lack of periods.
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
See your OB/GYN: Tailbone discomfort is almost universal for pregnant women in the last 5 weeks of pregnancy. If there is a growth to be worried about, you should tal... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Very Unlikely: We don't know the exact answer to your question, but i would say you are not at risk of getting hpv from an instrument used in surgery. The only exce... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Years: An hpv infection that lingers around for years puts a woman at risk of developing cervical cancer, particularly if she is over the age of 30.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Reconstruction: There are various ways to reconstruct a vagina after a cancer patient has undergone extensive surgeries to remove cancer. If the scarring and disfigu... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
We don't know.: What you do know is that this new sexual partner has likely been exposed to hpv strains that are the high risk type. However, it is unlikely that you... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes: Smoking decreases your body's ability to fight cancer-causing virusal infections. Smoking also impedes healing of tissues involved with surgery of ex... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Slight increase risk: Having any strain of the hpv viruses will put you at an increased risk of getting hpv warts or genital warts. The overall prevalence has been reporte... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Not likely: You need all 3 shots within one year to build up your immune system to recognize and fight off the hpv infection/exposure. Getting two doses may bene... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Possible, yes: The hpv virus doesn't live for very long away from the genitals or mouth of a human host. If someone is touching an hpv infected organ and then they ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Not good: But don't worry! hpv is very common and highly contagious. If you know you have been exposed to it, get regular pap smears and follow up as directed... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes and no: You can have a mildly abnormal pap smear (ascus) and it can still be hpv negative. We generally treat this result the same as a normal pap smear. Ot... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
No: Chlamydia is a different type of sexually transmitted infection than the human papilloma viruses. If you have had chlamydia, this is a risk factor fo... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Finke is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Finke is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jan 14, 2012
answered question right away and gave great into.
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Thanks for your response Dr.Finke. Her ob is now requesting that she take a pregnancy test. The iron was recommended due to her having low iron in 2 separate blood panels. My friend thought the bleedi...Read More
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Hi Dr. Finke, Thank you for your quick reply. I was scoped last November, I like the Tiger Balm idea, it should hold me till I get back in July or August. I am just going to keep it moving till then. ...Read More
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thanks so much for quick reply! ive always had headachea during cycle but never migraines to this degree, ill be making apts asap! thanks again!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 2006MD

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