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Tristan E. Bickman, MD

OB-GYN located in Santa Monica, CA
Now offering virtual visits

    1. "I love this woman! It is like seeing a friend after a long time."

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    1. "Dr. Bickman has an impeccable bedside manner and helps you through every step."

    2. Augusta A. Yelp

    1. "A major plus for me is that she is accessible by email 24/7"

    2. Brooke T. Yelp

    1. "She is great. No messing around, quick, to the point, friendly."

    2. Heidi S. Yelp

    1. "She's smarter and more responsive than most doctors!"

    2. Liza D. Yelp


Welcome to the Santa Monica OB-GYN practice of Dr. Tristan Emily Bickman. As a trusted OBGYN in Santa Monica, she has served the Santa Monica and Los Angeles community for over 18 years and specializes in all aspects of obstetrics and gynecological care. From early womanhood through pregnancy, menopause, and beyond, Dr. Bickman and her team are committed to providing every patient with the best care.

Dr. Bickman is committed to making a difference in the lives of her patients. Her goal is to provide compassionate, comprehensive care with state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatments. She believes that her patients deserve personalized care, and she wants her patients to feel like they can ask her any question, or call anytime they have a problem or concern.

Dr. Tristan Bickman provides a full range of obstetric and gynecologic services for women of all ages. She provides general consultations, annual gynecological exams, ultrasounds, pre and post natal care, and treatment for issues relating to pelvic pain, infertility, menopause, and osteoporosis.

A mother of five herself, Dr. Bickman has a special interest in obstetrics and loves to deliver babies. In fact, Dr. Bickman had a C-Section, and a subsequent 4 VBAC's. Additionally, Dr. Bickman has struggled with infertility, so she is able to relate to her patients on a very personal level.  She specializes in high-risk pregnancies and strives to help women have the birth experience they desire. Unlike many group OBGYN practices, Dr. Bickman delivers all her patients’ babies herself. Her patients never have to worry who will be with them in the delivery room. This practice brings a warm, personal touch to one of the most important moments in your and your baby’s life.

Dr. Bickman is a board certified OB-GYN with hospital affiliations at both St. John’s Health Center and UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Bickman was born and raised in Los Angeles, attending Westlake School for Girls for high school, UC Berkeley and UCLA undergraduate and the USC school of Medicine. Dr. Bickman did her residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Aesthetic Services


MonaLisa Touch

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Icon Laser

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Dermal Fillers

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Chemical Peels

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OB/GYN Services



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Vaginal Atrophy

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Vaginal Dryness

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High Risk Obstetrics

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Cervical Cancer

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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

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Urinary Incontinence

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Heavy Periods

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IUD Insertion

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Concierge COVID-19 Testing

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Pelvic Pain

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Abnormal Pap Smears

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We are now offering Elta MD and Latisse products at our office!

Our Providers

Tristan Bickman, Md, OB-GYN

Tristan E. Bickman, MD


Tristan Bickman, Md, OB-GYN

Kara Engemann, R.N., B.S.N., P.H.N.

Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Kara Moore Engeman, R.N., B.SN., P.H.N.

Kara has been a registered nurse for over four years and has vast experience in aesthetic medicine. Having trained under numerous plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills, Kara performs cosmetic injectables, laser skin resurfacing and body contouring with precision and skill. Kara is a graduate of the University of Southern California and has degrees in both Psychology and Public Health as well.

Schedule an Appointment With Kara Here!


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    The Santa Monica Small Business Excellence Awards recognizes outstanding small businesses that serve their local market. Each year, our selection committee identifies companies that we believe have achieved outstanding marketing success in their local community and business category. These are small businesses that enhance the positive image of small businesses through service to their customers and community.

    This notification email is announcing that the Santa Monica Small Business Excellence selection group has chosen Tristan Emily Bickman MD for the 2016 Santa Monica Small Business Excellence Award in the Obstetricians & Gynecologists classification.

    This recognition is a result of your dedication and efforts as well as the work of others in your organization that have helped build your business. Your team is now a part of an exclusive group of small businesses that have achieved this selection.

    The Santa Monica Small Business Excellence Awards provides several ways for you to leverage your company's accomplishment. First, you may use the digital award image from this email in any of your online marketing. Also, the press release (available here) with the Tristan Emily Bickman MD official award announcement is on our website and available for your use. The Santa Monica Small Business Excellence Awards gives Tristan Emily Bickman MD the right to distribute and display the digital award image and/or press release in any way you choose.

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    Issued by American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)

    The holder of this credentials is commited to staying up to date with the latest medical advances and participates in ABOG´s lifelong learning and continuing certification program. Physicians who earn ABOG certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology must meet rigorous requirements and standards. Standards of board certification are distinct from those of state licensure. Do a keyword search for "videos" on to learn why seeing a board-certified OB GYN is important. 


What is MonaLisa Touch®?

What is MonaLisa Touch®?

MonaLisa Touch®

The MonaLisa Touch is the first FDA approved laser rejuvenation system designed specifically to help address the symptoms of vaginal atrophy, including dryness, painful intercourse and increased vaginal infections. Developed to stimulate collagen production in the vaginal walls and restore the natural pH balance of the vagina, the MonaLisa Touch is painless, requires no incisions or anesthesia, and can be performed in just a few minutes right in the doctor's office. There's no recovery time, and maximum results can be achieved in just three quick sessions. The MonaLisa Touch is ideal for women in menopause as well as other women who have experienced a decline in their natural estrogen levels. Click HERE to learn more about the MonaLisa Touch and how it could help you feel more comfortable and more confident..

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Patient Forms
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Helpful Videos

Learn More About 

  • Exercising While Pregnant
  • Determining the Best Time to Conceive
  • How to Calculate Your Due Date

Dr. Bickman and her staff carefully review and test all products prior to selling them to patients. Product lines currently carried in the office include bioCorneum® as well as preggo and kiddo favorites offered by hellomellow.

Derived from a unique combination of avocados and mangos, hellowmellow™ preggo and kiddo body care products are all natural and super moisturizing. Perfect for healing and nourishing your ever-growing or baby™ soft skin, these products are designed without synthetic fragrants, colorants or petroleum-filled ingredients.

Keep stretch marks, itchy skin and tired muscles away
Made of the finest all natural ingredients and essential oils
No fillers, thickeners or preservatives
Never sticky, the ultimate nourishing and healing experience
Environmentally friendly packaging and labeling
Cruelty free and vegan
Hand-made in the USA
Used for the treatment of scars, bioCorneum® can be particularly helpful after a Caesarean section. Its patented silicone formulation has been shown to flatten, soften, and smooth scars, while simultaneously reducing discoloration, itching and discomfort.

100% silicone scar treatment
Self dries to form a transparent, flexible sheet within 4-5 minutes
Softens and flattens raised scars
Reduces redness and discoloration
Relieves associated itch and discomfort
SPF 30 UV protection ingredients may protect scars from sun-induced erythema (redness) and discoloration
Very water resistant
Cosmetics may be applied once dry
May be used on flexures, joints, irregular surfaces, as well as large area scars

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

Dr. Bickman accepts most types of health insurance. Below is a short list of in-network insurance plans. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed below.

  Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross of California
Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Capital Blue Cross
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
CBA Blue
Choice Care Network
Coventry Health Care
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Our Team

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  • Kara Moore  Engemann
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    R.N., B.SN., P.H.N.

Words from our patients

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    "I'm 25 and I've been seeing Dr.Bickman since I was 16. I refuse to see any other doctor, and only hope that she will still be practicing when I have a child."

    Julie K.
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    "Dr Bickman is amazing! She was very helpful and was accessible anytime I had a question."

    Jodi T.
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    "She follows up with questions and tests and she is authentic! Dr Bickman has 5 children of her own so she has personal experience that she can relate to."

    Jenny B.
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    " I know Dr Bickman to be a straight shooter... honest, direct and extremely calm."

    Amanda K.
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    "I'm currently 38 weeks pregnant with my first and as scary as that experience is, I am completely at ease knowing that Dr. Bickman will be calling the shots."

    Diana W.
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    "Dr. Bickman was calm and completely in control of a very scary situation and was able to coach me through a natural delivery of our perfect baby girl."

    Kanela A.
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    "She's a wonderful doctor who is very caring and sweet. My husband and I adore her!"

    May B.
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    "My favorite part about Bickman is how available she is. She emailed me personally after the first appointment. I never had to wait more than 24 hours for a response."

    Jacqueline A.
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    "She has a great bedside manner, she answers your questions, you don't feel rushed and overall, she makes you feel at ease."

    Lorena M.
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    "She's not full of fluff, Dr. Bickman is direct, to the point and has a way about presenting information that makes me feel reassured and confident."

    Nicole G.
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    "I Love Dr. Bickman have been going to her for years, she's smarter and more responsive than most doctors!"

    Liza D.
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    "I have been seeing Dr. Bickman for over 10 years now and can only say the best about her. Highly recommend her."

    Anna V.
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    "Dr Bickman has 5 children of her own so she has personal experience that she can relate to her patients."

    Jenny B.
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Tristan E. Bickman, MD
1304 15th Street
Suite 100
Santa Monica, CA 90404