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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

  • Fellowship Co-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)



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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