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Medicine in Our Backyard

New in Newport Beach: UCI Health Men’s Health and Sleep Medicine Services

NBPL Foundation, in partnership with UC Irvine Health, presents Medicine in Our Backyard, a series of lectures featuring internationally known UC Irvine Health physicians who will discuss research and cutting edge technology in their various fields of expertise.

Speaker(s): Faysal Yafi, MD and Ruth Benca, MD
Title: New in Newport Beach: UCI Health Men’s Health and Sleep Medicine Services

UCI Health is expanding access to its world-class care services with a new, state-of-the art medical facility in Newport Beach. Services offered include men’s health and urology, executive health, sleep medicine and behavioral medicine.

Dr. Faysal A. Yafi is assistant professor of Urology, chief of Andrology and director of Men's Health at UC Irvine Health. His practice is specialized in men's health, erectile dysfunction, hypogonadism, Peyronie’s disease, prosthetic surgery, male voiding dysfunction and male infertility.

Dr. Ruth Benca is professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry & Human
Behavior at UC Irvine School of Medicine. She is widely published in the field of sleep and behavioral, and is an internationally recognized authority on the relationship between sleep and psychiatric disorders.


  • 6:30pm doors open
  • 7:00–8:30pm lecture, Q&A
  • 949.717.3890
  • Newport Beach Central Library
  • No charge to attend
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