Leah S. Millheiser, MD,FACOG,IF

Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Sexual health specialist

Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - General
4.8 out of 5
208 Patient Ratings
13 Patient Comments

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)

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.3

Wait times

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Suggestion to slow down a bit; visit felt a bit rushed; a little tough to take in info post exam.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

As stated previously, I praise Dr. Millheiser for coming back into my room to finish addressing my needs since there initially was not enough time allotted in between patients.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I feel extremely comfortable w/her while talking about personal issues and sexual concerns.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Millheiser & staff are simply THE BEST!!!

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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.

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.

Improving women's sexual health: a quantitative evaluation of an educational intervention for healthcare professionals
Blair, B., Arnow, B. A., Haas, A., & Millheiser, L. (2013). Improving women's sexual health: a quantitative evaluation of an educational intervention for healthcare professionals. SEX EDUCATION-SEXUALITY SOCIETY AND LEARNING, 13(5), 535-547.

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.

4.8 out of 5
208 Patient Ratings
13 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Suggestion to slow down a bit; visit felt a bit rushed; a little tough to take in info post exam.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

As stated previously, I praise Dr. Millheiser for coming back into my room to finish addressing my needs since there initially was not enough time allotted in between patients.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I feel extremely comfortable w/her while talking about personal issues and sexual concerns.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Millheiser & staff are simply THE BEST!!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Only confusion had was I was told how to care for my issue verbally but I would have liked it in writing.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Love my provider front office needs help.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

The doctor was rushed, and the pelvic exam particularly uncomfortable. I felt as if the doctor was dismissive of my concerns.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

I was very impressed by Dr. Millheiser and am so glad I was referred to her.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

I would like time for more discussion of my questions.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Excellent friendliness & courtesy. Most excellent dr. for me - she's changing my life in positive way.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

I went to Dr. Millheiser for a 2nd opinion about a hysterectomy. She is very through and conducted some extra testing which it proved a hysterectomy was unnecessary. She is awesome!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Millheiser is the best gyn I have ever been to in my 70 years!

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Loved care provider.