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About Donna Richey, MD & Julie Oates, CNM

Donna A. Richey, MD, is a board-certified OB/GYN who’s been identified as one of America’s Most Valuable Care Providers by Stanford University’s Clinical Excellence Research Center. Dr. Richey provides high-quality, low-cost, personalized care for women ages 12 and above at her private practice in Torrance, California. 

Dr. Richey is a fourth-generation Los Angeles native who worked at a nurse’s aide, unit secretary, and registered nurse throughout college and medical school. After earning her medical degree at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Dr. Richey finished her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. 

With a mission to guide her patients through the adventure of pregnancy, birth, and new parenthood, Dr. Richey works with her patients as partners in their own journey. She provides highly individualized prenatal care and emphasizes the natural childbirth experience. Dr. Richey has a goal of promoting natural childbirth in California and has the lowest Cesarean section rate at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, California. 

When she isn’t working with patients, Dr. Richey enjoys traveling, attending performances at Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl, and watching the Los Angeles Dodgers with her husband, Stuart, and daughter, Arielle.


Words from our patients

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    Dr. Richey is professional, intelligent, kind, and compassionate! I am so grateful I chose her.

    Leila Y.
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    Dr. Richey and her team are great. I chose her as my OB for my second pregnancy based on many recommendations. She’s patient, kind and very informative.

    Jovan G.
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    I've been going to Dr. Richey for 17 years. She is always very caring and thoughtful. She takes the time to ensure you understand everything. Her office staff is top no

    Barb M.


Donna Richey, MD & Julie Oates, CNM
4201 Torrance Boulevard, 480
Torrance, CA 90503
Phone: 424-309-1461
Fax: 424-337-1801

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