Department of Reproductive Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Section 'Sub' Navigation:

Department of Reproductive Medicine

Photo not available

Steven Thomas, MD

Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine


Associate Clinical Professor of Reproductive Medicine


  • MD - Autonomous University of Guadalajara, 1981
  • Internship - Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, 1982-1983
  • Residency - Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, 1983-1985
  • Residency - University of California, Irvine, 1988-1991
  • Fellowship - University of California, Irvine, 1991-1993
  • Board Certification - Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1995
  • Board Certification - Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 1997

Contact Information:





Clinic Locations:

Maternal-Fetal Care and Genetics - Sorrento Valley: 858-657-7200


Administrative Assistant:

  • Michelle Williams - 858-249-1205


Clinical Expertise

  • Maternal Medical Disorders
  • Medical Complications of Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Diagnosis and Imaging



  • El Sol Azteca Medical Award 02/21/2004 presented by La Prensa Hispana for Medical
    Service in the Hispanic Community
  • Voted ''TOP DOCTOR,, in the Coachella Valley in Maternal-Fetal Medicine as chosen by
    their peers, Palm Springs Life Magazine 2005.
  • Selected to Desert Regional Medical Center Physician Satisfaction Target 100 Team,
    November, 2005. Recognition for outstanding personal and professional commitment to
    highest standards in patient care.

Recent Publications

  • Gaffaney CA, Saul LL, Rumney PJ, Morrison EH, Thomas S, Nageotte MP, \Ving
    DA: Outpatient Oral Misoprostol For Prolonged Pregnancies: A Pilot Investigation.
    Am J Perinatal 2009 Oct:26(9):673-677

  • Towers CV, Thomas S, Steiger, RM: The Fetal Heart Monitor Tracing in Pregnancies
    Complicated by Fetal Thyrotoxicosis. Am J Perinatol 2009 May;26(5):373-7.

  • Weeks JW, Asrat T, Morgan MA, Nageotte MP, Thomas SJ, Freeman RK:
    Antepartum Surveillance for a History of Stillbirth: When to Begin? Am J Obstet
    Gynecol 1995:Febl 72(2 pt 1); 486-92.

  • Thomas SJ, Asrat T, Morgan M, Weeks J: The risk oflntraventricular Hemorrhage
    with Vacuum Extraction of Infants <2000Grams. Oral presentation. SPO Meeting,
    Atlanta, 1995. J Perinatal, 1997:Jan-Feb;l 7(1);37-41.
  • Morgan M, Berkowitz K, Thomas SJ, Reimbold P: Abruption Placenta: Perinatal
    Outcome in Normotensive and Hypertensive Patients. Am J Obstet Gynecol
    1996; 170: 1595-99.