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
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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

CoDirector of OBSIm Program, Center for Pediatric and Perinatal Education, 2004

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.