Kay Daniels

Obstetrician/Gynecologist

Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

Gynecology Clinic

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-6079
Learn More About the Clinic Getting Here Make An Appointment

Professional Education

Residency: Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Oakland (1987) CA

Internship: Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Oakland (1984) CA

Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1989)

Medical Education: University of Colorado Health Science Center (1983) CO

Administrative Appointments

CoDirector of Disaster Planning, The Johnson Center at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2013 - Present)

CoDirector of OBSIm Program, Center for Pediatric and Perinatal Education (2004 - Present)

The Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Consensus Statement on the Management of Cardiac Arrest in Pregnancy
Lipman, S., Cohen, S., Einav, S., Jeejeebhoy, F., Mhyre, J. M., & Carvalho, B. (2014). The Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Consensus Statement on the Management of Cardiac Arrest in Pregnancy. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 118(5), 1003-1016.

Oral misoprostol versus vaginal dinoprostone for labor induction in nulliparous women at term
Faucett, A. M., Daniels, K., Lee, H. C., El-Sayed, Y. Y., & Blumenfeld, Y. J. (2014). Oral misoprostol versus vaginal dinoprostone for labor induction in nulliparous women at term. JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY, 34(2), 95-99.

Moving forward in patient safety: Multidisciplinary team training
Daniels, K., & Auguste, T. (2013). Moving forward in patient safety: Multidisciplinary team training. SEMINARS IN PERINATOLOGY, 37(3), 146-150.

Response times for emergency cesarean delivery: use of simulation drills to assess and improve obstetric team performance
Lipman, S. S., Carvalho, B., Cohen, S. E., Druzin, M. L., & Daniels, K. (2013). Response times for emergency cesarean delivery: use of simulation drills to assess and improve obstetric team performance. JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY, 33(4), 259-263.

Rectus muscle and visceral peritoneum closure at cesarean delivery and intraabdominal adhesions
Lyell, D. J., Caughey, A. B., Hu, E., Blumenfeld, Y., El-Sayed, Y. Y., & Daniels, K. (2012). Rectus muscle and visceral peritoneum closure at cesarean delivery and intraabdominal adhesions. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 206(6).

How we treat: transfusion medicine support of obstetric services
Goodnough, L. T., Daniels, K., Wong, A. E., Viele, M., Fontaine, M. F., & Butwick, A. J. (2011). How we treat: transfusion medicine support of obstetric services. TRANSFUSION, 51(12), 2540-2548.

Labor Room Setting Compared With the Operating Room for Simulated Perimortem Cesarean Delivery A Randomized Controlled Trial
Lipman, S., Daniels, K., Cohen, S. E., & Carvalho, B. (2011). Labor Room Setting Compared With the Operating Room for Simulated Perimortem Cesarean Delivery A Randomized Controlled Trial. OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 118(5), 1090-1094.

Do adhesions at repeat cesarean delay delivery of the newborn?
Greenberg, M. B., Daniels, K., Blumenfeld, Y. J., Caughey, A. B., & Lyell, D. J. (2011). Do adhesions at repeat cesarean delay delivery of the newborn?. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 205(4).

The Case for OBLS: A Simulation-based Obstetric Life Support Program
Lipman, S. S., Daniels, K. I., Arafeh, J., & Halamek, L. P. (2011). The Case for OBLS: A Simulation-based Obstetric Life Support Program. SEMINARS IN PERINATOLOGY, 35(2), 74-79.

Deficits in the provision of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during simulated obstetric crises
Lipman, S. S., Daniels, K. I., Carvalho, B., Arafeh, J., Harney, K., & Druzin, M. (2010). Deficits in the provision of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during simulated obstetric crises. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 203(2).

Single- versus double-layer hysterotomy closure at primary caesarean delivery and bladder adhesions
Blumenfeld, Y. J., Caughey, A. B., El-Sayed, Y. Y., Daniels, K., & Lyell, D. J. (2010). Single- versus double-layer hysterotomy closure at primary caesarean delivery and bladder adhesions. BJOG-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, 117(6), 690-694.

Prospective Randomized Trial of Simulation Versus Didactic Teaching for Obstetrical Emergencies
Daniels, K., Arafeh, J., Clark, A., Waller, S., Druzin, M., & Chueh, J. (2010). Prospective Randomized Trial of Simulation Versus Didactic Teaching for Obstetrical Emergencies. SIMULATION IN HEALTHCARE, 5(1), 40-45.

Use of Simulation Based Team Training for Obstetric Crises in Resident Education
Daniels, K., Lipman, S., Harney, K., Arafeh, J., & Druzin, M. (2008). Use of Simulation Based Team Training for Obstetric Crises in Resident Education. SIMULATION IN HEALTHCARE, 3(3), 154-160.

Antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of postpartum perineal wound complications - A randomized controlled trial
Duggal, N., Mercado, C., Daniels, K., Bujor, A., Caughey, A. B., & El-Sayed, Y. Y. (2008). Antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of postpartum perineal wound complications - A randomized controlled trial. OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 111(6), 1268-1273.

Development and Use of Mechanical Devices for Simulation of Seizure and Hemorrhage in Obstetrical Team Training
Daniels, K., & Parness, A. J. (2008). Development and Use of Mechanical Devices for Simulation of Seizure and Hemorrhage in Obstetrical Team Training. SIMULATION IN HEALTHCARE, 3(1), 42-46.

Cesarean delivery outcomes after a prolonged second stage of labor
Sung, J. F., Daniels, K. I., Brodzinsky, L., El-Sayed, Y. Y., Caughey, A. B., & Lyell, D. J. (2007). Cesarean delivery outcomes after a prolonged second stage of labor. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 197(3).

Use of a community mobile health van to increase early access to prenatal care
Edgerley, L. P., El-Sayed, Y. Y., Druzin, M. L., Kiernan, M., & Daniels, K. I. (2007). Use of a community mobile health van to increase early access to prenatal care. MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH JOURNAL, 11(3), 235-239.

Perinatal outcomes among Asian American and Pacific Islander women
Rao, A. K., Daniels, K., El-Sayed, Y. Y., Moshesh, M. K., & Caughey, A. B. (2006). Perinatal outcomes among Asian American and Pacific Islander women. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 195(3), 834-838.

Peritoneal closure at primary cesarean delivery and adhesions
Lyell, D. J., Caughey, A. B., Hu, E., & Daniels, K. (2005). Peritoneal closure at primary cesarean delivery and adhesions. OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 106(2), 275-280.

The Child Abuse Potential inventory and pregnancy outcome in expectant adolescent mothers
Zelenko, M. A., Huffman, L. C., Brown, B. W., Daniels, K., Lock, J., & Steiner, H. (2001). The Child Abuse Potential inventory and pregnancy outcome in expectant adolescent mothers. CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT, 25(11), 1481-1495.