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Larry Rand



Dr. Larry Rand is an obstetrician and gynecologist who specializes in high-risk pregnancy and maternal-fetal medicine. He is director of perinatal services at the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center.

Rand has a special interest in fetal disorders. In addition to caring for patients during labor and delivery, Rand counsels them, coordinates their care and participates in prenatal diagnosis, specializing in procedures such as chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis, intrauterine transfusion and fetal biopsies. He also has expertise in interventions such as lung and bladder shunt placements, fetal bladder taps and multifetal pregnancy reduction.

In his research, Rand has a special interest in complicated monochorionic twin pregnancies. He has presented research in the fetal treatment community internationally, and in 2009 he was nominated for a Young Investigator Excellence in Research Award at the national meeting of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. He holds leadership positions at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and serves on its committee on patient safety and quality assurance.

Rand travels to West Africa and Central America several times a year to perform surgery and to treat high-risk obstetrics patients with limited access to care. He also works to help create sustainable health programs in these countries.

  • Education

    Harvard School of Medicine, 1999

  • Residencies

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2003

  • Fellowships

    Mount Sinai Hospital, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 2006

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    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    57 Ratings
    About our process
    Jun 22, 2023
    Dr. Rand was exceptional. The best doctor I've worked with. He was thoughtful. Intelligent. Highly empathetic. A clear communicator.
    Jun 12, 2023
    The care provider is excellent - exactly who I want to see. This is a really difficult situation but I feel like I am receiving the best care possible. I feel very grateful for the UCSF team.
    May 08, 2023
    Everyone was kind and made sure to provide a safe and stress free environment for me and my husband. We felt heard and all our questions were met with kindness and understanding. Made us confident in our care at UCSF.
    Mar 23, 2023
    So compassionate. Very knowledgeable. Explained everything really well, was honest yet compassionate about this terrible situation we were in.
    Mar 06, 2023
    They are very nice.
    Mar 06, 2023
    Super impressed by our care provider - Dr. Larry Rand was professional, knowledgeable, and empathetic. He took time to explain everything to us and made sure he answered our all our questions and that we felt good about his consult.
    Mar 06, 2023
    Explained things well felt confident that they have the best interest for me and my baby.
    Dec 19, 2022
    My experience at UCSF was great. I got my concerns and questions answered and everyone was very helpful
    Dec 08, 2022
    Both doctors were amazingly kind and patient with us. Thank you.
    Dec 08, 2022
    The doctor was very good at explaning everythinf that went on
    Nov 28, 2022
    Everything went smoothly, we felt our concerns were heard and that we're in good hands.
    Sep 01, 2022
    Wonderful facility and staff. Everyone was extremely helpful, kind, and knowledgeable. We feel very comfortable and safe there, we feel very blessed to have our child be taken care of there.
    Apr 19, 2022
    Super nice staff both nurses and Dr. They made me feel at ease they know what they are doing.
    Apr 07, 2022
    Thankful for each and everyone of the people I met

    "UCSF is where it all began. It's the birthplace of fetal surgery."

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    Meghann Bauer, fetal surgery patient
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