Masoud Taslimi

Obstetrician/Gynecologist

Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

Professional Education

Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1986)

Board Certification: Maternal and Fetal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1987)

Fellowship: University of Tennessee (1985) TN

Residency: Medical College of Ohio (1976) OH

Internship: Genesys Regional Medical Center-Health Park (1973) MI

Medical Education: Tehran University School of Medicine (1969)

MD, Tehran University, Medicine (1969)

Honors & Awards

Rural Prenatal Care Improvement Program Award, State of Tennessee Office of Health Access, Community Initiative Program (1998-2000)

Rural Prenatal Nurse Education Grant, March of Dimes (1994-1999)

Invaluable Contributions to the Perinatal Cause in Tennessee, Tennessee Perinatal Association (1994)

The Baroness Award for Teaching excellence, University of Tennessee (1989)

Best Poster award, Society of Perinatal Obstetricians (1984)

Administrative Appointments

Perinatal and Pediatric Ethics Committee, Stanford/LPCH (2004 - Present)

Clinician Educator Appointments and Promotion Committee, Stanford University (2008 - Present)

Physician IT Liaison, Division of MFM, Stanford University (2006 - Present)

Medical Director, Stanford/LPCH Perinatal Diagnostic Center at Santa Cruz, CA, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2005 - Present)

Director, OB/GYN Residency Program, Chattanooga Unit of the College of Medicine (1997 - 1999)

Chairman, Committee on Academic Appointments and Promotions, Chattanooga Unit of the College of Medicine (1992 - 1998)

Chairman, Research Committee, Department of OB/GYN, Chattanooga Unit of the College of Medicine (1989 - 1999)

Vice Chairman, Department of OB/GYN, Chattanooga Unit of the College of Medicine (1988 - 1997)

Director, Division of Maternal/Fetal Medicine, Chattanooga Unit of the College of Medicine (1986 - 1999)

Chair, Perinatal Care Sub-Committee, South-east Tennessee Regional Health Council, State of Tennessee Perinatal Advisory Program (1996 - 2000)

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 may 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.

Continuous Glucose Monitoring During Pregnancy in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Sung, J. F., Taslimi, M. M., & El-Sayed, Y. Y. (2012). Continuous Glucose Monitoring During Pregnancy in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 119(2), 383-384.

Ultrasound estimation of fetal weight in small for gestational age pregnancies
Blumenfeld, Y. J., Lee, H. C., Pullen, K. M., Wong, A. E., Pettit, K., & Taslimi, M. M. (2010). Ultrasound estimation of fetal weight in small for gestational age pregnancies. JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE, 23(8), 790-793.

Concealed maternal blood glucose excursions correlate with birth weight centile
Taslimi MM, Navabi K, Acosta R, Helmer A, & El-Sayed YY. (2008). Concealed maternal blood glucose excursions correlate with birth weight centile. J Diabetes Sci Technol, 2(3).

Complications of Labor and Delivery. Cambridge University Press
Yair Blumenfeld, & M Mark Taslimi. (2008). Complications of Labor and Delivery. Cambridge University Press. Fetal and Neonatal Brain Injury, 4th edition, In press.

Stercoral Perforation of the Colon With Favorable Pregnancy Outcome
Sung JF, Salvay HB, Hansman MF, & Taslimi. (2008). Stercoral Perforation of the Colon With Favorable Pregnancy Outcome. Obstet Gynecol, In press.

Variation in Infant Birth Weight: Socioeconomic Factors Versus Medical Conditions
Hunter, Gk., Taslimi, & MM. (2008). Variation in Infant Birth Weight: Socioeconomic Factors Versus Medical Conditions. Journal of Health & Human Services Administration, 31, 2.

Obstetric Surgery
M. Mark Taslimi, & Yasser El-Sayed. (2008). Obstetric Surgery. Anesthesiologists Manual of Surgical Procedures. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, In press.

Bacterial flora-typing with targeted, chip-based Pyrosequencing
Sundquist, A., Bigdeli, S., Jalili, R., Druzin, M. L., Waller, S., & Ronaghi, M. (2007). Bacterial flora-typing with targeted, chip-based Pyrosequencing. BMC MICROBIOLOGY, 7.

Gestational Diabetes After Delivery, Short-term Management and Long-term Risks
John L Kitzmiller, Leona Dang-Kilduff, & M. Mark Taslimi. (2007). Gestational Diabetes After Delivery, Short-term Management and Long-term Risks. Diabetes Care,, 30 S2.

Detection of sonographic markers of fetal aneuploidy depends on maternal and fetal characteristics
Taslimi, M. M., Acosta, R., Chueh, J., Hudgins, L., Hunter, K., & Chitkara, U. (2005). Detection of sonographic markers of fetal aneuploidy depends on maternal and fetal characteristics. JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE, 24(6), 811-815.

Prospective randomized clinical trial of inpatient cervical ripening with stepwise oral misoprostol vs vaginal misoprostot
Colon, I., Clawson, K., Hunter, K., Druzin, M. L., & Taslimi, M. M. (2005). Prospective randomized clinical trial of inpatient cervical ripening with stepwise oral misoprostol vs vaginal misoprostot. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 192(3), 747-752.

Detection of Sonographic Markers of Fetal Aneuploidy is Dependent on Maternal and Fetal Characteristics
M. Mark Taslimi, Reinaldo Acosta, Jane Chueh, Louanne Hudgins, Kennith Hunter, & Usha Chitkara. (2005). Detection of Sonographic Markers of Fetal Aneuploidy is Dependent on Maternal and Fetal Characteristics. J. Ultrasound Med, 24.

Vaginal versus ultrasound examination of fetal occiput position during the second stage of labor
Chou, M. R., Kreiser, D., Taslimi, M. M., Druzin, M. L., & El-Sayed, Y. Y. (2004). Vaginal versus ultrasound examination of fetal occiput position during the second stage of labor. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 191(2), 521-524.

Obstetric Surgery
M. Mark Taslimi, & Yasser El-Sayed. (2004). Obstetric Surgery. Anesthesiologists Manual of Surgical Procedures. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Doppler Ultrasonography in Assessment of Fetal Well-being
Taslimi MM. (2004). Doppler Ultrasonography in Assessment of Fetal Well-being. Online Journal of The American Academy of Pediatrics, 5, 6.

Hamilton county physicians' experience with managed care.
Taslimi, M. M., Miller, P. E., & HICKS, W. H. (2000). Hamilton county physicians' experience with managed care. Tennessee medicine : journal of the Tennessee Medical Association, 93(4), 133-135.

Recurrent Pancreatitis in Early Pregnancy.
DeVersa R, Panda M, Schmitt C, & Taslimi MM. (1999). Recurrent Pancreatitis in Early Pregnancy. Southern Medical Journal, S92.

Rupture Spontané¬e du Foie Durant la rossesse et le Post-Partum: L'envelopppement Hémostatique: Une Technique Originale Pour Une Pathologie Exceptionnelle
Rittenberry AB, Arnold, CL, Taslimi, & MM. (1998). Rupture Spontané¬e du Foie Durant la rossesse et le Post-Partum: L'envelopppement Hémostatique: Une Technique Originale Pour Une Pathologie Exceptionnelle. La Revue du Practicien Gynécologie et Obstétrique, 18.

Contribution of consultants to care of compromised pregnancies
Bird, J. S., Taslimi, M. M., GONZALES, A. R., & Duggan, M. (1996). Contribution of consultants to care of compromised pregnancies. JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 88(2), 97-100.

Capitation: A Win-Win Proposition
Taslimi MM, & Nadjibi-Afshar P. (1996). Capitation: A Win-Win Proposition. Iranian American Medical Association Journal, 2, 5.

Teenage Pregnancy
Monica Jones, & M. Mark Taslimi. (1996). Teenage Pregnancy. Anesthetic and Obstetric management of High-Risk Pregnancy, Mosby-Year Book Inc. St. Louis.

AIDS in Pregnancy
Taslimi M.M.:. (1996). AIDS in Pregnancy. Tennessee Perinatal Association Newsletter, March.

Prenatal Detection of Short Arm Deletion and Isochromosome 18 formation Investigated by Molecular Techniques
Qumsiyeh M.B., Tomasi A., Taslimi, & MM. (1995). Prenatal Detection of Short Arm Deletion and Isochromosome 18 formation Investigated by Molecular Techniques. J Med Genet, 32.

SEVERE PREECLAMPSIA MIMICKING ACUTE APPENDICITIS
Taslimi, M. M. (1994). SEVERE PREECLAMPSIA MIMICKING ACUTE APPENDICITIS. SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL, 87(11), 1172-1173.

Entwined amniotic band and umbilical cords in a diamniotic twin gestation.
Taslimi, M. M. (1994). Entwined amniotic band and umbilical cords in a diamniotic twin gestation. Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association, 87(1), 5-6.

Perinatal Network: An innovative approach to improve access to care
Taslimi MM, & Barnett F. (1994). Perinatal Network: An innovative approach to improve access to care. Tennessee Perinatal Association Newsletter.

Permanent resolution of severe second trimester oligohydramnios after transabdominal amnioinfusion.
Olsen, M. E., & Taslimi, M. M. (1993). Permanent resolution of severe second trimester oligohydramnios after transabdominal amnioinfusion. Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association, 86(1), 7-8.

Malignant mixed müllerian tumor of the fallopian tube of the heterologous type.
Moore, D. T., Taslimi, M. M., & KOSANOVICH, M. (1992). Malignant mixed müllerian tumor of the fallopian tube of the heterologous type. Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association, 85(11), 513-514.

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in pregnancy: a diagnostic dilemma. Case report and review of the literature.
Moore, D. T., & Taslimi, M. M. (1992). Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in pregnancy: a diagnostic dilemma. Case report and review of the literature. Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association, 85(10), 467-469.

Evolution of cervical cytopathology associated with human papilloma virus infection during pregnancy
Taslimi MM, Suggs CL, & Molina LK. (1992). Evolution of cervical cytopathology associated with human papilloma virus infection during pregnancy. Journal of Clinical Practice in Sexuality, 8.

Bendaggio Emostatico in Caso di Rottura Del Fegato Nel Post Partum: Due Casi
Rittenberry, Ab., Arnold, CL, Taslimi, & MM. (1992). Bendaggio Emostatico in Caso di Rottura Del Fegato Nel Post Partum: Due Casi. Search Your Colleague's Practice on Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Multi-agent chemotherapy in a case of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in second trimester of pregnancy.
Moore, D. T., & Taslimi, M. M. (1991). Multi-agent chemotherapy in a case of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in second trimester of pregnancy. Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association, 84(9), 435-436.

HEMOSTATIC WRAPPING OF RUPTURED LIVER IN 2 POSTPARTUM PATIENTS
RITTENBERRY, A. B., Arnold, C. L., & Taslimi, M. M. (1991). HEMOSTATIC WRAPPING OF RUPTURED LIVER IN 2 POSTPARTUM PATIENTS. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 165(3), 705-707.

CAPTOPRIL IN SEVERE PREECLAMPSIA
Taslimi, M. M., HARBIN, A. R., & GONZALEZRUIZ, A. (1991). CAPTOPRIL IN SEVERE PREECLAMPSIA. JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 83(8), 721-723.

Captopril in severe preeclampsia
Taslimi MM, Harbin AR, & Gonzalez-Ruiz A. (1991). Captopril in severe preeclampsia. Journal of National Medical Association, 83.

Supernumerary ribs and vertebrae in trisomy 9 syndrome.
Taslimi, M. M., & GLASS, B. A. (1990). Supernumerary ribs and vertebrae in trisomy 9 syndrome. Prenatal diagnosis, 10(7), 481-?.

First trimester prenatal treatment and molecular genetic diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (21-hydroxylase deficiency)
Speiser PW, Laforgia N, Pareira J, Whorwood C, White PC, & Mills G. (1990). First trimester prenatal treatment and molecular genetic diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (21-hydroxylase deficiency). Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 70.

Short labor in carriers of nephrogenic to diabetes insipidus
Taslimi MM, Billedeaux, LA, & Gonzalez-Ruiz A. (1990). Short labor in carriers of nephrogenic to diabetes insipidus. American Journal of Gynecologic Health, 4.

A NATIONAL SURVEY ON PRETERM LABOR
Taslimi, M. M., Sibai, B. M., Amon, E., TASLIMI, C. K., & HERRICK, C. N. (1989). A NATIONAL SURVEY ON PRETERM LABOR. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 160(6), 1352-1360.

FETAL NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKADE
Taslimi, M. M., & HERRICK, C. N. (1988). FETAL NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKADE. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 159(6), 1598-1598.

CAFFEINE CONSUMPTION DURING PREGNANCY AND ASSOCIATION WITH LATE SPONTANEOUS-ABORTION
Taslimi, M. M., & HERRICK, C. N. (1986). CAFFEINE CONSUMPTION DURING PREGNANCY AND ASSOCIATION WITH LATE SPONTANEOUS-ABORTION. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 155(5), 1146-1147.

MATERNAL-PERINATAL OUTCOME ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYNDROME OF HEMOLYSIS, ELEVATED LIVER-ENZYMES, AND LOW PLATELETS IN SEVERE PREECLAMPSIA-ECLAMPSIA
Sibai, B. M., Taslimi, M. M., ELNAZER, A., Amon, E., Mabie, B. C., & Ryan, G. M. (1986). MATERNAL-PERINATAL OUTCOME ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYNDROME OF HEMOLYSIS, ELEVATED LIVER-ENZYMES, AND LOW PLATELETS IN SEVERE PREECLAMPSIA-ECLAMPSIA. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 155(3), 501-509.

IMMUNOGLOBULIN-G SUBCLASSES AND ISOIMMUNIZED PREGNANCY OUTCOME
Taslimi, M. M., Sibai, B. M., Mason, J. M., & DACUS, J. V. (1986). IMMUNOGLOBULIN-G SUBCLASSES AND ISOIMMUNIZED PREGNANCY OUTCOME. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 154(6), 1327-1332.

Maternal and perinatal outcome of conservative management of severe preeclampsia in mid-trimester
Sibai B, Taslimi M, Abdella T, Brooks T, Spinnato J, & Anderson G. (1985). Maternal and perinatal outcome of conservative management of severe preeclampsia in mid-trimester. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 152.