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Nichole Tyson MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology - General
BioNichole Tyson MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford University School of Medicine. She specializes in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (PAG). For over 20 years, Dr. Tyson has partnered with girls and their families as they journey from childhood through adolescence and into adulthood. Dr. Tyson enjoys solving complex problems as well as common concerns that can be overlooked and challenging to girls and young women. She is been recognized locally, nationally and internationally a leader in the field and skilled and experienced surgeon caring for patients with endometriosis, adnexal masses and variations in urogenital anatomy.
As a Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist, she specializes in problems such as abnormal periods, hormone management and adolescent contraception in people with underlying medical conditions, pelvic masses, differences of sex development and complex utero-vaginal anatomy.
She has been a leader on a number of national medical committees, including Vice President of the North American Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG), chair of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy (AAGL) Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology special interest group and associate member of the Contraception Committee for the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO). She is an active contributor to the peer reviewed literature in pediatric and adolescent gynecology, obstetrics and gynecology, contraception and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Tyson also has extensive experience with the consumer press as an adolescent gynecology expert for numerous online articles in such magazines as Seventeen, Self and NY Times. She has also been a telehealth pioneer and developed and and co-hosts the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology podcast.
Dr. Tyson has always had a passion for teaching. The driving force behind her career transition to Stanford in 2020 was the special opportunity to expand her passion for teaching, education, and mentorship. Dr. Tyson has developed PAG curriculums programs for UC Davis and Stanford residents and medical students. She recently completed a formal surgical coaching course and selected to be part of Stanford’s inaugural COACHME2022 program.
Dr. Tyson is the Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Stanford Children's Hospital and welcomes their first PAG fellow in the fall of 2022. She has been appointed as the OB/GYN Assistant Program Director for residents and the Clerkship director for inpatient gynecology. These opportunities, and a myriad of others ahead, will provide exciting opportunities for ongoing mentorship, teaching and coaching.