Larissa Fomitcheva, MD, is an obstetrician and gynecologist with a rich background in sexual and reproductive health care. She provides her services at South Shore Women's Care in West Islip and Lindenhurst, New York, specializing in high-risk pregnancies, gynecologic surgeries, birth control management, and minimally invasive procedures.
Dr. Fomitcheva began her medical training in Russia, where she conducted extensive research and earned her PhD in medical science. She built upon her experience working in a large, university-based medical center where she specialized in deliveries and high-risk pregnancies. Dr. Fomitcheva moved to the United States to continue her training with an internal medicine residency at Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Following her residency in internal medicine, Dr. Fomitcheva completed consecutive obstetrics and gynecology residencies at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the State University of New York Health Science Center (SUNY Downstate) in Brooklyn, New York. She also trained at the Kings County Hospital and The Brooklyn Hospital Center.
Throughout her years in education and training, Dr. Fomitcheva co-authored multiple publications and conducted research in pregnancy and delivery after cesarean section and maternal and fetal complications of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Soon after finishing her years of training, she became a diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Fomitcheva holds memberships with the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the Medical Society of the State of New York. She’s also a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellow of the Suffolk Academy of Medicine. Dr. Fomitcheva also has over a decade of experience in private practice settings, in addition to being a clinical assistant professor.
When she’s not providing exceptional service at South Shore Women's Care, she teaches as a clinical assistant professor at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, New York.
Dr. Fomitcheva speaks Russian and English fluently. She strives to provide her patients with a secure and comfortable environment for all of their women’s health care needs.