Larry Rand, MD

Perinatologist

Dr. Larry Rand, director of Perinatal Services at the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center, is an obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in high-risk pregnancy and maternal-fetal medicine, with a special interest in fetal disorders. He counsels and coordinates care and participates in prenatal diagnosis, specializing in procedures such as chorionic villus sampling (CVS), amniocentesis, intra-uterine transfusion and fetal biopsies, as well as interventions such as lung and bladder shunt placements, fetal bladder taps and multi-fetal pregnancy reduction. In addition, Rand cares for patients during labor and delivery.

In his research, he has a special interest in complicated monochorionic twin pregnancies. He has presented research in the fetal treatment community internationally and was nominated for a Young Investigator Excellence in Research Award at the 2009 American Institute for Ultrasound Medicine national meeting. He holds leadership positions at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and serves on the Patient Safety and Quality Assurance Committee. He travels to West Africa and Central America several times a year to perform surgery and provide high-risk obstetric care to patients with limited access, and to create sustainable health programs in these countries.

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Clinics

Fetal Treatment Center
1855 Fourth St., Second Floor, Room A-2432
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (800) 793-3887
Fax: (415) 502-0660

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Prenatal Diagnostic Center
1825 Fourth St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 476-4080
Fax: (415) 353-4077

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Larry Rand

Additional Languages

German

Education

Harvard School of Medicine 1999

Residencies

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology 2003

Fellowships

Mount Sinai Hospital, Maternal-Fetal Medicine 2006

Selected Research and Publications

  1. McLemore MR, Altman MR, Cooper N, Williams S, Rand L, Franck L. Health care experiences of pregnant, birthing and postnatal women of color at risk for preterm birth. Soc Sci Med. 2018 Feb 16; 201:127-135.
  2. Franck LS, McLemore MR, Cooper N, De Castro B, Gordon AY, Williams S, Williams S, Rand L. A Novel Method for Involving Women of Color at High Risk for Preterm Birth in Research Priority Setting. J Vis Exp. 2018 Jan 12; (131).
  3. Washburn EE, Sparks TN, Gosnell KA, Rand L, Gonzalez JM, Feldstein VA. Polyhydramnios Affecting a Recipient-like Twin: Risk of Progression to Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome and Outcomes. Am J Perinatol. 2017 Dec 29.
  4. Anderson JG, Rogers EE, Baer RJ, Oltman SP, Paynter R, Partridge JC, Rand L, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Steurer MA. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Preterm Infant Mortality and Severe Morbidity: A Population-Based Study. Neonatology. 2017 Oct 27; 113(1):44-54.
  5. Steurer MA, Baer RJ, Keller RL, Oltman S, Chambers CD, Norton ME, Peyvandi S, Rand L, Rajagopal S, Ryckman KK, Moon-Grady AJ, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL. Gestational Age and Outcomes in Critical Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatrics. 2017 Sep 08.
  6. Felder JN, Baer RJ, Rand L, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Prather AA. Sleep Disorder Diagnosis During Pregnancy and Risk of Preterm Birth. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Sep; 130(3):573-581.
  7. Steurer MA, Anderson J, Baer RJ, Oltman S, Franck LS, Kuppermann M, Rand L, Ryckman KK, Partridge JC, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Rogers EE. Dynamic outcome prediction in a socio-demographically diverse population-based cohort of extremely preterm neonates. J Perinatol. 2017 Jun; 37(6):709-715.
  8. Johnson MP, Bennett KA, Rand L, Burrows PK, Thom EA, Howell LJ, Farrell JA, Dabrowiak ME, Brock JW, Farmer DL, Adzick NS. The Management of Myelomeningocele Study: obstetrical outcomes and risk factors for obstetrical complications following prenatal surgery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Dec; 215(6):778.e1-778.e9.
  9. Yang J, Baer RJ, Berghella V, Chambers C, Chung P, Coker T, Currier RJ, Druzin ML, Kuppermann M, Muglia LJ, Norton ME, Rand L, Ryckman K, Shaw GM, Stevenson D, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL. Recurrence of Preterm Birth and Early Term Birth. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Aug; 128(2):364-72.
  10. Anderson JG, Baer RJ, Partridge JC, Kuppermann M, Franck LS, Rand L, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Rogers EE. Survival and Major Morbidity of Extremely Preterm Infants: A Population-Based Study. Pediatrics. 2016 Jul; 138(1).
  11. Tulipan N, Wellons JC, Thom EA, Gupta N, Sutton LN, Burrows PK, Farmer D, Walsh W, Johnson MP, Rand L, Tolivaisa S, D'alton ME, Adzick NS. Prenatal surgery for myelomeningocele and the need for cerebrospinal fluid shunt placement. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Dec; 16(6):613-20.
  12. Peyvandi S, Feldstein VA, Hirose S, Rand L, Brook MM, Moon-Grady AJ. Twin-reversed arterial perfusion sequence associated with decreased fetal cerebral vascular impedance. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Apr; 45(4):447-51.
  13. Chung P, Heller JA, Etemadi M, Ottoson PE, Liu JA, Rand L, Roy S. Rapid and low-cost prototyping of medical devices using 3D printed molds for liquid injection molding. J Vis Exp. 2014 Jun 27; (88):e51745.
  14. Derderian SC, Trivedi S, Farrell J, Keller RL, Rand L, Goldstein R, Feldstein VA, Hirose S, MacKenzie TC. Outcomes of fetal intervention for primary hydrothorax. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jun; 49(6):900-3; discussion 903-4.
  15. Lowenthal A, Lemley B, Kipps AK, Brook MM, Moon-Grady AJ. Prenatal tricuspid valve size as a predictor of postnatal outcome in patients with severe pulmonary stenosis or pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2014; 35(2):101-7.
  16. Etemadi M, Chung P, Heller JA, Liu JA, Rand L, Roy S. Towards BirthAlert--A Clinical Device Intended for Early Preterm Birth Detection. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2013 Dec; 60(12):3484-93.
  17. Hyman RW, Fukushima M, Jiang H, Fung E, Rand L, Johnson B, Vo KC, Caughey AB, Hilton JF, Davis RW, Giudice LC. Diversity of the vaginal microbiome correlates with preterm birth. Reprod Sci. 2014 Jan; 21(1):32-40.
  18. Etemadi M, Chung P, Heller JA, Liu J, Grossman-Kahn R, Rand L, Roy S. Novel device to trend impedance and fluorescence of the cervix for preterm birth detection. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2013; 2013:176-9.
  19. Saadai P, Jelin EB, Nijagal A, Schecter SC, Hirose S, MacKenzie TC, Rand L, Goldstein R, Farrell J, Harrison M, Lee H. Long-term outcomes after fetal therapy for congenital high airway obstructive syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jun; 47(6):1095-100.
  20. Saadai P, Lee TH, Bautista G, Gonzales KD, Nijagal A, Busch MP, Kim CJ, Romero R, Lee H, Hirose S, Rand L, Miniati D, Farmer DL, MacKenzie TC. Alterations in maternal-fetal cellular trafficking after fetal surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jun; 47(6):1089-94.

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