Sarah Kilpatrick, MD, PhD

Professor and The Helping Hand of Los Angeles Endowed Chair; Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity


Sarah Kilpatrick oversees 27 full-time faculty members specializing in high-risk pregnancies and complex gynecologic conditions. Her academic programs include Maternal Fetal Medicine (including prenatal diagnosis), Family Planning, Fertility and Reproductive Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. Dr. Kilpatrick also oversees quality and safety standards for more than 140 Ob-Gyn physicians and directs diversity programs for Cedars-Sinai faculty of more than 450. She spearheaded the development and expansion of multidisciplinary clinical programs for women during and following pregnancy, including the Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Pregnancy Program, which features a unique clinic where expectant mothers consult simultaneously with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist and a gastroenterologist.

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