Lamia Gabal, MD, FPMRS

Urologist & Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Lamia Gabal is a board-certified urologist with a subspecialty board certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). She specializes in several different areas of urology, including regenerative and restorative surgeries. At Prestige Medical Group, the doctor and her staff take great pride in offering many of the newest, cutting-edge treatment options, including SculpSure®, and MonaLisa Touch®.

Dr. Gabal has more than 20 years’ experience in the field of urology. She graduated from the University of California at San Diego Medical School in 1995 completed General Surgery internship as well as Urology residency at UCSD Medical Center. She has been named a “Top Doctor” by the Orange County Medical Association annually for the last 15 years. The doctor and her staff strive to continually provide the latest in technological advancements to the patients they serve.

Vera Trofimenko, MD

Urologist & Sexual Medicine Specialist

Dr. Trofimenko is a board-certified urologist who sees both men and women and is one of the few urologists who is also fellowship trained in sexual medicine.

She received her bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and went on to earn her Doctor of Medicine and a Master’s in Clinical Research degrees at University California San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Trofimenko completed a general surgery internship at the UCLA Medical Center, followed by a urology residency at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. She then completed a subspecialty fellowship in urologic prosthetic surgery and sexual medicine in San Diego with world-renowned specialists.

Dr. Trofimenko performs a wide spectrum of the latest minimally invasive and endoscopic urologic procedures for stone disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), lower urinary tract symptoms, urinary incontinence, and cancers of the bladder and the prostate. She performs a no-scalpel office vasectomy for male contraception according to the highest industry standards.

Dr. Trofimenko also offers subspecialty care for men’s health conditions including low testosterone, infertility, erectile dysfunction, and Peyronie’s disease. She additionally treats female sexual dysfunction, including pain with intercourse, genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) and low libido.

Partnering with her patients to develop an individualized and evidence-based treatment plan tailored to fit each patient’s goals and priorities, Dr. Trofimenko is deeply committed to providing efficient and high-quality care.

Dr. Trofimenko has published multiple book chapters and reviews on topics of post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence, genetics in male infertility and hereditary urologic diseases, fertility in spinal cord injury, and neurogenic bladder.

She is an active member of the American Urologic Association (AUA), the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA), the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), California Urological Association, and the Western Section of the American Urological Association (WSAUA).

Dr. Trofimenko grew up in San Diego, California. She speaks Russian, Spanish, French and Hebrew. Her hobbies include hiking, travel, and spending time with her Australian Shepard.

Julia Rahmann, MMS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Julia Rahmann is a nationally board-certified physician assistant. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences at UC Santa Barbara. She worked in the healthcare field for several years as a medical assistant and medical scribe prior to becoming a physician assistant. She earned her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Chapman University. Julia received training in a variety of disciplines throughout her rotations and early career including acute care, preventative medicine, chronic disease management, and women’s health.

While in PA school, Julia attended a lecture by a pelvic floor physical therapist, which sparked an interest in the field of urology and female pelvic medicine. In addition to office visits, Julia provides several procedures and services including pessary fittings and maintenance. Julia is committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive, and personalized urology care to all of her patients. Julia lives in Irvine and enjoys spending time with her dog and playing in an adult soccer league.

Esmeralda Hernandez, APRN, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Esmeralda Hernandez is a highly skilled and compassionate nationally board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her first undergraduate degree in Psychology from UCLA, where she developed a deep understanding of human behavior and mental health, laying the foundation for her future in healthcare.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Concordia University, Irvine. Esmeralda began her career as a Registered Nurse at Mission Hospital on the Neurology and Stroke Unit. Her commitment to providing exceptional care and her ability to adapt quickly led her to take on a Float RN position at UCLA where she contributed to the care of diverse patient populations.

Driven by the desire to expand her clinical expertise and make a more significant impact on patient outcomes, Esmeralda pursued and successfully completed a Masters in Nursing at UC Irvine. During her graduate studies she developed a profound interest in Women’s Health, specifically pelvic health.

Esmeralda is a member of the American Urological Association staying actively engaged in the latest advancement and research within the field of urology. She believes in a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, collaborating with urologists and other specialists to provide comprehensive patient-centered treatment plans.

When not caring for patients, Esmeralda enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering at the local elementary school, playing tennis, and practicing yoga.