Lizellen La Follette, MD
Meet Dr. La Follette
Lizellen La Follette, MD, is a board-certified OB-GYN in private practice in Greenbrae, California. She offers women at all stages in life personalized, comprehensive health care, including both low & high-risk obstetric services, well woman exams, STD testing, birth control, menopause support, minimally invasive surgeries. Dr. La Follette is a certified daVinci Robot Surgeon, which enables her to perform minimally invasive surgery with an advanced set of instruments and a 3D high-definition view of the surgical area. She is also certified in non-invasive, in-office laser procedures such as MonaLisa Touch, SculpSure, and Icon.
Educated at Harvard and Case Western Reserve, Dr. La Follette’s professional path includes, as a young adult, doing third-world country advisory work in debt management and international finance at Lehman Brothers. She established her own healthcare practice in 2004 with the belief that all women are on an individual journey and should always receive nurturing, personalized healthcare as well as access to timely, decision-making medical information throughout their lives. Notably, she still continues to welcome new patients and holds complimentary patient learning events at her practice once a month.
Beginning in 2000, Dr. La Follette served as a physician member of First Pregnancy and Delivery (FPAD), now called OB Quality, which is a Sutter Health initiative to continue to improve first pregnancy outcomes for mothers and infants. At Marin General Hospital in 2002, she assisted in establishing the first Weekly Breast Cancer Conference. From June 2015 to December 2015, Dr. La Follette served as a medical advisor to Clue, a German-based startup developing a state-of-the-art menstrual tracker app. She was a co-author of the initial data that was presented as a poster session at the 2016 national ACOG Annual Meeting, helping to roll out their new toolkit SUPPORT VAGINAL BIRTH AND REDUCE PRIMARY CESAREANS. She is also an advisor to the March of Dimes and spoke at their 2016 and 2017 statewide Annual Birth Conferences.
A US citizen who went to grammar school in Paris, Dr. La Follette is bilingual in French and speaks some Swedish, German, and Spanish. She was recently honored in France for her visionary, global work in women’s healthcare and for her support of the comprehensive ‘Etincelle Montpellier Cancer Retreat Model,’ which she is helping to bring to the US.
Outside of her practice, Dr. La Follette keeps physically active with rowing and running: she’s even a member of the Marin Rowing Association and the Tamalpa Running Club. She also enjoys running with her dog, Nellie. She also loves traveling back to Paris with her family.Schedule Now