Deirdre J. Lyell, M.D.


Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal Fetal Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Professional Education

  • Medical Education: George Washington University (1996) DC
  • B.A.S., Stanford University, Biology and History (1990)
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (2000) MA
  • Fellowship, Stanford School of Medicine, Maternal- Fetal Medicine (2003)
  • Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2004)
  • Board Certification: Maternal and Fetal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2007)

Honors & Awards

  • Harvard Medical Student Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School (1999)
  • Stanford University Resident’s Outstanding Fellow Award, Stanford University, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2001)
  • Resident’s Obstetrics Teaching Award, Stanford University, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2004)
  • Roy M. Pitkin Research Award, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2009)
  • Resident's Obstetrics Teaching Award, Stanford University Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (2012)

Administrative Appointments

  • Associate Fellowship Program Director, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (2006 - 2011)
  • Dean's Task Force on Clinical Excellence, Stanford Medical School (2007 - 2009)
  • Quality Assurance Committee, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2007 - 2014)
  • Director, Program in Placental Disorders, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2010 - Present)
  • Credentials Committee, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2011 - Present)
  • Fellowship Program Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine (2011 - Present)
  • Dean's Billet Cap Committee, Stanford Medical School (2012 - 2013)
  • Alternate Principal Investigator, Eunice Kennedy Shriver N.I.C.H.D. Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network, Washington DC (2013 - Present)

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