Obstetrics Team

Our care teams have expertise tailored to your pregnancy. Our team includes Stanford Medicine specialists in maternal-fetal medicine and general obstetrics, along with nurse practitioners dedicated to obstetric care. We also provide consultations and work with your obstetric providers in the local community to support your pregnancy.

For information about our midwifery service, please call (650) 498-4069.

General Obstetric Care

High-Risk Obstetric Care and Preconception Counseling

  • Deirdre Lyell, MD - Director, Program in Placental Disorders
  • Kristina Milan, MD - Director, Maternal Congenital Heart Program
  • Amen Ness, MD - Director, Sequoia Perinatal Diagnostic Center and Consultative Services
  • Martha Rode, MD - Director, Santa Cruz Perinatal Diagnostic Center and Consultative Services

Diabetes Counseling and Care

  • Mary Badel, RN, CDE
  • Susan Carter, MS, RD, CDE

Additional Members of Your Team

As a teaching hospital, we train health care providers. In addition to your obstetric provider, who supervises the entire team, you may also meet:

  • Maternal-Fetal medicine fellows - Licensed physicians who have completed four years of OB/GYN residency. They are doing a three year fellowship to specialize in maternal-fetal medicine
  • OB/GYN residents -Licensed physicians who work closely with our attending physicians to complete their four-year training for certification as OB/GYN generalists
  • Medical students
  • Nursing students