Siobhan Dolan, MD

Chair, OBGYN

Women's Specialty Center

One Hospital Plaza
Whittingham Pavilion
Stamford, CT 06902

Main: (203) 276-2030
Fax: (203) 276-7908

About Me

Siobhan Dolan, MD, MPH, MBA, MS, is Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stamford Health. Board-certified in both obstetrics & gynecology and clinical genetics, Dr. Dolan received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School, completed her residency in OB-GYN at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Yale-New Haven Hospital, and did her fellowship in clinical genetics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center. She received a master’s degree in public health from the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, an MBA from Cornell’s SC Johnson Graduate School of Management, and an MS in healthcare leadership and policy from Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Dolan is building innovative clinical programs at Stamford Health by integrating genetics and genomics into all aspects of care to provide truly personalized medicine. Her research interests focus on transforming health care to enhance equity and improve outcomes for women and pregnant people.

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Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clinical Genetics


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Education & Training

Medical School

Harvard Medical School


The New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center


Yale New Haven Hospital


Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Published Work

1: Dolan SM. Personalized genomic medicine and prenatal genetic testing. JAMA. 2014 Sep 24;312(12):1203-5. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.12205. PMID: 25247514.

2: Dolan SM, Goldwaser TH, Jindal SK. Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis for Mendelian Conditions. JAMA. 2017 Sep 5;318(9):859-860. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.10892. PMID: 28873149.

3: Dolan SM, Christiaens I. Genome-wide association studies in preterm birth: implications for the practicing obstetrician-gynaecologist. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2013;13 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):S4. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-13-S1-S4. Epub 2013 Jan 31. PMID: 23445776; PMCID: PMC3561171.

4: Dolan SM, Callaghan WM, Rasmussen SA. Birth defects and preterm birth: overlapping outcomes with a shared strategy for research and prevention. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2009 Nov;85(11):874-8. doi: 10.1002/bdra.20634. PMID: 19824057.

5: Janssens AC, Ioannidis JP, Bedrosian S, Boffetta P, Dolan SM, Dowling N, Fortier I, Freedman AN, Grimshaw JM, Gulcher J, Gwinn M, Hlatky MA, Janes H, Kraft P, Melillo S, O'Donnell CJ, Pencina MJ, Ransohoff D, Schully SD, Seminara D, Winn DM, Wright CF, van Duijn CM, Little J, Khoury MJ. Strengthening the reporting of genetic risk prediction studies (GRIPS): explanation and elaboration. Eur J Hum Genet. 2011 May;19(5):18 p preceding 494. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2011.27. PMID: 21407270; PMCID: PMC3083630.

6: Torloni MR, Betrán AP, Daher S, Widmer M, Dolan SM, Menon R, Bergel E, Allen T, Merialdi M. Maternal BMI and preterm birth: a systematic review of the literature with meta-analysis. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2009 Nov;22(11):957-70. doi: 10.3109/14767050903042561. PMID: 19900068.

7: Silvestri F, Alvarez N, Afzal O, Urbina AE, Dolan SM, Ramirez Zamudio A. Training obstetrician gynaecologists in HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis): a 2-year experience. Sex Transm Infect. 2023 Aug;99(5):348-350. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2022-055691. Epub 2023 Apr 4. PMID: 37015803.

8: Danvers AA, Chew Murphy E, Avila K, Gonzalez-Argoti T, Edwards AR, Hoffman S, Mantell JE, Bauman LJ, Dolan SM. Women Trust Their OBGYNs to Provide Preexposure Prophylaxis: An Opportunity for HIV Prevention. Front Reprod Health. 2022 Mar 15;4:832287. doi: 10.3389/frph.2022.832287. PMID: 36303639; PMCID: PMC9580770.

9: Dolan SM, Rosser ML. The Timing of Planned Delivery: Strengthening the Case for 39 Weeks. Pediatrics. 2016 Dec;138(6):e20163088. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-3088. Epub 2016 Nov 7. PMID: 27940738.

10: Malinowski AK, Ananth CV, Catalano P, Hines EP, Kirby RS, Klebanoff MA, Mulvihill JJ, Simhan H, Hamilton CM, Hendershot TP, Phillips MJ, Kilpatrick LA, Maiese DR, Ramos EM, Wright RJ, Dolan SM; PhenX Pregnancy Working Group. Research standardization tools: pregnancy measures in the PhenX Toolkit. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Sep;217(3):249-262. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.05.058. Epub 2017 May 31. PMID: 28578176; PMCID: PMC5581223.

11: Murphy EC, Danvers A, Zamudio AR, Avila K, Proehl M, Gonzalez-Argoti T, Mantell JE, Bauman LJ, Dolan SM. "Being able to do whatever you wanna do as a woman is important:" a qualitative exploration of contraception as a frame of reference for HIV prevention with PrEP. Reprod Health. 2022 Apr 7;19(1):92. doi: 10.1186/s12978-022-01393-y. PMID: 35392943; PMCID: PMC8991476.

12: Kerrigan N, Akabas MH, Betzler TF, Castaldi M, Kelly MS, Levy AS, Reichgott MJ, Ruberman L, Dolan SM. Implementing competency based admissions at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Med Educ Online. 2016 Feb 3;21:30000. doi: 10.3402/meo.v21.30000. PMID: 26847852; PMCID: PMC4742465.

13: McNeil DA, Vekved M, Dolan SM, Siever J, Horn S, Tough SC. A qualitative study of the experience of CenteringPregnancy group prenatal care for physicians. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2013;13 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):S6. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-13-S1-S6. Epub 2013 Jan 31. PMID: 23445867; PMCID: PMC3561144.

14: Erskine KE, Griffith E, Degroat N, Stolerman M, Silverstein LB, Hidayatallah N, Wasserman D, Paljevic E, Cohen L, Walsh CA, McDonald T, Marion RW, Dolan SM. An interdisciplinary approach to personalized medicine: case studies from a cardiogenetics clinic. Per Med. 2013 Jan 1;10(1):73-80. doi: 10.2217/pme.12.108. PMID: 24496296; PMCID: PMC3564672.

15: Cohen LL, Stolerman M, Walsh C, Wasserman D, Dolan SM. Challenges of genetic testing in adolescents with cardiac arrhythmia syndromes. J Med Ethics. 2012 Mar;38(3):163-7. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2011-100087. Epub 2011 Sep 27. PMID: 21955955; PMCID: PMC3258368.

16: Rodriguez M, Lord A, Sanabia CC, Silverio A, Chuang M, Dolan SM. Understanding Zika virus as an STI: findings from a qualitative study of pregnant women in the Bronx. Sex Transm Infect. 2020 Mar;96(2):80-84. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2019-054093. Epub 2019 Jul 26. PMID: 31350377.

17: Dolan SM, Gross SJ, Merkatz IR, Faber V, Sullivan LM, Malone FD, Porter TF, Nyberg DA, Comstock CH, Hankins GD, Eddleman K, Dugoff L, Craigo SD, Timor- Tritsch I, Carr SR, Wolfe HM, Bianchi DW, D'Alton ME. The contribution of birth defects to preterm birth and low birth weight. Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Aug;110(2 Pt 1):318-24. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000275264.78506.63. PMID: 17666606.

18: Dolan SM, Saraiya DS, Donkervoort S, Rogel K, Lieber C, Sozer A. The emerging role of genetics professionals in forensic kinship DNA identification after a mass fatality: lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina volunteers. Genet Med. 2009 Jun;11(6):414-7. doi: 10.1097/GIM.0b013e3181a16ccc. PMID: 19444129.

19: Khoury MJ, Bertram L, Boffetta P, Butterworth AS, Chanock SJ, Dolan SM, Fortier I, Garcia-Closas M, Gwinn M, Higgins JP, Janssens AC, Ostell J, Owen RP, Pagon RA, Rebbeck TR, Rothman N, Bernstein JL, Burton PR, Campbell H, Chockalingam A, Furberg H, Little J, O'Brien TR, Seminara D, Vineis P, Winn DM, Yu W, Ioannidis JP. Genome-wide association studies, field synopses, and the development of the knowledge base on genetic variation and human diseases. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Aug 1;170(3):269-79. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwp119. Epub 2009 Jun 4. PMID: 19498075; PMCID: PMC2714948.

Board Certifications

American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics,American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  • American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society
  • American Society of Human Genetics.

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