Ruth Lathi, M.D.

Ruth Lathi, M.D.

Obstetrician and Gynecologist (OB-GYN), Fertility specialist

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility)

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Ruth Lathi, MD graduated Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Molecular Biology; she earned her M.D. degree at University of California, San Francisco, and completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her sub-specialty fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI) at Stanford University.

Dr. Lathi joined the faculty at Stanford University in 2003 and is currently a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of the Multi-specialty Recurrent Pregnancy Loss program at Stanford, and is the Program Director of the REI Fellowship. Dr. Lathi has a special interest in treating recurrent pregnancy loss, the role of preimplantation genetic diagnosis in the treatment of reproductive disorders, and the prognostic value and utility of genetic testing of miscarriage tissues, and long-term outcomes of fertility treatments.

Dr. Lathi enjoys mentoring medical students, residents and fellows, and spending time with her family and outdoor activities like golfing, swimming and hiking.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Medical Education: University of California San Francisco (1996) CA
  • Fellowship, Stanford University, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (2003)
  • Residency: Baylor College of Medicine Registrar (2000) TX
  • Internship: Baylor College of Medicine Registrar (1997) TX
  • Board Certified, American Board of OB/GYN, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (2006)
  • Board Certified, American Board of OB/GYN, Obstetrics and Gynecology (2005)
  • MD, UC-San Francisco, Medicine (1996)
  • BS, M.I.T., Biology (1992)

Honors & Awards
  • CREOG - Faculty Teaching Award, Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2006)

Administrative Appointments
  • Associate Director of the REI fellowship, Stanford University (2004 - 2015)
  • Director of Research, Stanford, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (2020 - Present)
  • Director, Clinical Operations, Stanford Fertility and Reproductive Health (2015 - 2019)
  • Director, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertilty Division, Stanford University (2007 - Present)
  • Fellowship Director, Stanford, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (2019 - Present)
  • President, Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (2015 - 2016)


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Practice Locations

Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Center Sunnyvale, CA
Sunnyvale, CA

1195 West Fremont Avenue

Sunnyvale , CA 94087

(650) 498-7911

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Often feels rushed during visits. Courteous but rushed. My health communications from different nurses sometimes conflict.
Excellent experience, glad I choose Stanford.

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