Deirdre Lum, MD

Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Minimally invasive surgeon

Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Gynecology Clinic

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-6079
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Fibroid Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-498-1108
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Professional Education

Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2013) PA

Residency: University of California San Francisco (2011) CA

Medical Education: University of California San Francisco (2007) CA

BA, Dartmouth College, NH (2002)

Honors & Awards

Carlo Romanini Award for the Best Video in the Category of Endometriosis, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) (November 2013)

Kurt Semm award for the Best Video in the Category of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Surgeries, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) (November 2013)

First Prize Video Award at ACOG 2013 Annual Clinical Meeting Film Festival, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) (May 2013)

Best Video in the Category of Education, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) (November 2012)

First prize in Bay Area Resident Research, San Francisco Gynecological Society (June 2011)

AAGL Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) (June 2010)

Winner of UCSF Creative Writing Contest, University of California, San Francisco, Academic Diversity Program (June 2010)

Medical Residents Excellence Award, North American Menopause Society (October 2009)

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, University of California, San Francisco (May 2007)

Rufus Choate Scholar, Dartmouth College (June 2002)

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Dartmouth College (June 2002)

Utilization of and charges for robotic versus laparoscopic versus open surgery for endometrial cancer
Yu, X., Lum, D., Kiet, T. K., Fuh, K. C., Orr, J., & Chan, J. K. (2013). Utilization of and charges for robotic versus laparoscopic versus open surgery for endometrial cancer. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, 107(6), 653-658.

Laparoscopic management of rectus sheath hematomas.
Chamsy, D., Lum, D., & Mansuria, S. (2013). Laparoscopic management of rectus sheath hematomas. . Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.

Cytologic findings in experimental in vivo fallopian tube brush specimens
Rodriguez, E., Lum, D., Guido, R., & Austin, R. M. (2013). Cytologic findings in experimental in vivo fallopian tube brush specimens. Acta Cytologica.

Total laparoscopic hysterectomy
Lum, D., & Lee, T. (2012). Total laparoscopic hysterectomy. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. McGraw Hill Publishers.