Leah S. Millheiser, MD,FACOG,IF

Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Sexual health specialist

Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - General

Gynecology Clinic

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

Medical Education: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1999) IL

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2004) CA

Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2007)

Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2001) CA

M.D., Northwestern University, Medicine (1999)

B.A., Columbia University, Art History (1994)

Honors & Awards

ACOG/Boehringer Ingelheim Research Award in Female Sexual Dysfunction, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2008)

Excellence in Education, Stanford University School of Medicine (2008)

Women's Reproductive Health Research Scholarship, NIH/NICHD (2004-2008)

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Sexual Health and Religion: A Primer for the Sexual Health Clinician
Spadt, S. K., Rosenbaum, T. Y., Dweck, A., Millheiser, L., Pillai-Friedman, S., & Krychman, M. (2014). Sexual Health and Religion: A Primer for the Sexual Health Clinician. JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, 11(7), 1607-1618.

Fertility issues in cancer survivorship
Kort, J. D., Eisenberg, M. L., Millheiser, L. S., & Westphal, L. M. (2014). Fertility issues in cancer survivorship. CA-A CANCER JOURNAL FOR CLINICIANS, 64(2), 118-134.

Sexual Health Issues in Women with Cancer
Krychman, M., & Millheiser, L. S. (2013). Sexual Health Issues in Women with Cancer. JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, 10, 5-15.

Female Sexual Function During Pregnancy and Postpartum
Millheiser, L. (2012). Female Sexual Function During Pregnancy and Postpartum. JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, 9(2), 635-636.

Is infertility a risk factor for female sexual dysfunction? A case-control study
Millheiser, L. S., Helmer, A. E., Quintero, R. B., Westphal, L. M., Milki, A. A., & Lathi, R. B. (2010). Is infertility a risk factor for female sexual dysfunction? A case-control study. FERTILITY AND STERILITY, 94(6), 2022-2025.

Radiofrequency Treatment of Vaginal Laxity after Vaginal Delivery: Nonsurgical Vaginal Tightening
Millheiser, L. S., Pauls, R. N., Herbst, S. J., & Chen, B. H. (2010). Radiofrequency Treatment of Vaginal Laxity after Vaginal Delivery: Nonsurgical Vaginal Tightening. JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, 7(9), 3088-3095.

WOMEN WITH HYPOACTIVE SEXUAL DESIRE DISORDER COMPARED TO NORMAL FEMALES: A FUNCTIONAL MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING STUDY
Arnow, B. A., Millheiser, L., Garrett, A., Polan, M. L., Glover, G. H., & Desmond, J. E. (2009). WOMEN WITH HYPOACTIVE SEXUAL DESIRE DISORDER COMPARED TO NORMAL FEMALES: A FUNCTIONAL MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING STUDY. NEUROSCIENCE, 158(2), 484-502.

Severe vaginal pain caused by a neuroma in the rectovaginal septum after posterior colporrhaphy
Millheiser, L. S., & Chen, B. (2006). Severe vaginal pain caused by a neuroma in the rectovaginal septum after posterior colporrhaphy. OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 108(3), 809-811.