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Deirdre J. Lyell, M.D.

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal Fetal Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Obstetrics Clinic 770 Welch Rd Ste 201 Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Tel Work (650) 498-4069 Fax (650) 725-2062
    Obstetrics and Gynecology 300 Pasteur Dr HH333 MC 5317 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 736-1191 Fax (650) 723-7737
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Alternate Contact
    Jacquie Laskey Administrative Assistant Tel Work 725-8623
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Maternal - Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Associate Fellowship Program Director, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (2006 - 2011)
  • Dean's Task Force on Clinical Excellence, Stanford Medical School (2007 - 2009)
  • Quality Assurance Committee, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2007 - 2014)
  • Dean's Billet Cap Committee, Stanford Medical School (2012 - 2013)
  • Director, Program in Placental Disorders, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2010 - present)
  • Credentials Committee, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2011 - present)
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Honors and Awards

  • Harvard Medical Student Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School (1999)
  • Stanford University ResidentÂ’s Outstanding Fellow Award, Stanford University, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2001)
  • ResidentÂ’s Obstetrics Teaching Award, Stanford University, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2004)
  • Roy M. Pitkin Research Award, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2009)
  • Resident's Obstetrics Teaching Award, Stanford University Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2012)

Professional Education

B.A.S.: Stanford University, Biology and History (1990)
Medical Education: George Washington University (1996)
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School MA (2000)
Fellowship: Stanford School of Medicine, Maternal- Fetal Medicine (2003)
Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2004)
Board Certification: Maternal and Fetal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2007)



Postdoctoral Advisees

Kathleen BrookfieldAmy JudyKatharine O'Malley

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Preterm labor prevention and management, preeclampsia prevention and treatment, short and long-term impact of surgical techniques at cesarean, depression during pregnancy, fetal heart rate monitoring and long-term neurologic outcome, randomized clinical trials.


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