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David A Miller, MD
Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
Chief, Fetal Heart Rate Program
Obstetrics & Gynecology
IRD 220 2020 Zonal Ave Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 3536


In addition to his varied academic, research and practitioner responsibilities, Dr. Miller is the medical director of the Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles-University of Southern California Institute for Maternal-Fetal Health. The institute serves as a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional center specializing in fetal and neonatal diagnosis and therapy. Dr. Miller is also director of maternal fetal medicine and director of the USC Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program Rotation at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Miller has served as a peer reviewer for a number of noted medical journals that focus on obstetrics and gynecology and he is the co-author of the text, “Fetal Monitoring and Assessment”, 6th edition.


Analysis of Predictors and Probability of Aneurysm Occlusion in the ICA after Treatment with Pipeline Embolization Device. World Neurosurg. 2017 Aug 24. View in: PubMed

Range position and climate sensitivity: The structure of among-population demographic responses to climatic variation. Glob Chang Biol. 2017 Aug 19. View in: PubMed

Integrating multiple data sources in species distribution modeling: a framework for data fusion. Ecology. 2017 Mar; 98(3):840-850. View in: PubMed

Life history plasticity does not confer resilience to environmental change in the mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum). Oecologia. 2017 Mar; 183(3):739-749. View in: PubMed

Species interactions and the effects of climate variability on a wetland amphibian metacommunity. Ecol Appl. 2017 Jan; 27(1):285-296. View in: PubMed

Evaluating within-population variability in behavior and demography for the adaptive potential of a dispersal-limited species to climate change. Ecol Evol. 2016 Dec; 6(24):8740-8755. View in: PubMed

Large-scale recovery of an endangered amphibian despite ongoing exposure to multiple stressors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Oct 18; 113(42):11889-11894. View in: PubMed

Training residents to be factually accurate and articulate: A case study using foetal heart rate monitoring nomenclature. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2016 Oct; 36(7):954-956. View in: PubMed

Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Associated with Intracranial Hemorrhage and Timing of Anticoagulation after Hemicraniectomy. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016 Sep; 25(9):2312-6. View in: PubMed

Decades of field data reveal that turtles senesce in the wild. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jun 07; 113(23):6502-7. View in: PubMed

Quantitative evidence for the effects of multiple drivers on continental-scale amphibian declines. Sci Rep. 2016 May 23; 6:25625. View in: PubMed

The fate of cranial neuropathy after flow diversion for carotid aneurysms. J Neurosurg. 2016 Apr; 124(4):1107-13. View in: PubMed

The Relationship Between Serum Neuron-Specific Enolase Levels and Severity of Bleeding and Functional Outcomes in Patients With Nontraumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurosurgery. 2016 Apr; 78(4):487-91. View in: PubMed

A Reappraisal of Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysms: A Case for Stent-Assisted Embolization. Neurosurgery. 2016 Feb; 78(2):200-7. View in: PubMed

Carbonic anhydrase mimics for enhanced CO2 absorption in an amine-based capture solvent. Dalton Trans. 2016 Jan 07; 45(1):324-33. View in: PubMed

Estimating occupancy dynamics for large-scale monitoring networks: amphibian breeding occupancy across protected areas in the northeast United States. Ecol Evol. 2015 Nov; 5(21):4735-46. View in: PubMed

Nonictal Near Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 Oct; 90(10):1456-7. View in: PubMed

Clinical relevance of fetal hemodynamic monitoring: Perinatal implications. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015 Aug; 20(4):217-24. View in: PubMed

Reply to Antinori et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jun 15; 60(12):1875-6. View in: PubMed

Tolerance of benznidazole in a United States Chagas Disease clinic. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 15; 60(8):1237-40. View in: PubMed

Applied Optics. Sorting out light. Science. 2015 Mar 27; 347(6229):1423-4. View in: PubMed

Retrograde trans-anterior communicating artery rescue of unopened Pipeline Embolization Device with balloon dilation: complication management. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Feb; 7(2):e7. View in: PubMed

Modeling false positive detections in species occurrence data under different study designs. Ecology. 2015 Feb; 96(2):332-9. View in: PubMed

Outcomes of critical congenital heart disease requiring emergent neonatal cardiac intervention. Prenat Diagn. 2014 Dec; 34(12):1127-32. View in: PubMed

Sporulation in Bacteria: Beyond the Standard Model. Microbiol Spectr. 2014 Oct; 2(5). View in: PubMed

Maternal and fetal signs and symptoms associated with uterine rupture in women with prior cesarean delivery. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2014 Sep 10; 1-8. View in: PubMed

Midtrimester isolated polyhydramnios in monochorionic diamniotic multiple gestations. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Sep; 211(3):303. e1-5. View in: PubMed

Safety and efficacy of ticagrelor for neuroendovascular procedures. A single center initial experience. J Neurointerv Surg. 2014 May; 6(4):320-2. View in: PubMed

A comparison of obstetrical outcomes with labor induction agents used at term. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2014 Apr; 27(6):592-6. View in: PubMed

Swimming against the tide: resilience of a riverine turtle to recurrent extreme environmental events. Biol Lett. 2014 Mar; 10(3):20130782. View in: PubMed

Retrograde trans-anterior communicating artery rescue of unopened Pipeline Embolization Device with balloon dilation: complication management. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jan 27; 2014. View in: PubMed

Design of large scale plasmonic nanoslit arrays for arbitrary mode conversion and demultiplexing. Opt Express. 2014 Jan 13; 22(1):646-60. View in: PubMed

Reconfigurable add-drop multiplexer for spatial modes. Opt Express. 2013 Aug 26; 21(17):20220-9. View in: PubMed

Intrapartum management of category II fetal heart rate tracings: towards standardization of care. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug; 209(2):89-97. View in: PubMed

New therapies for unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Neurol Clin. 2013 Aug; 31(3):737-47. View in: PubMed

Clopidogrel Resistance by P2Y12 Platelet Function Testing in Patients Undergoing Neuroendovascular Procedures: Incidence of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Complications. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2013 Jun; 6(1):26-34. View in: PubMed

Interobserver reliability of fetal heart rate pattern interpretation using NICHD definitions. Am J Perinatol. 2013 Jun; 30(6):463-8. View in: PubMed

Bile acid concentration reference ranges in a pregnant Latina population. Am J Perinatol. 2013 May; 30(5):389-93. View in: PubMed

Nanoscale resonant-cavity-enhanced germanium photodetectors with lithographically defined spectral response for improved performance at telecommunications wavelengths. Opt Express. 2013 Apr 22; 21(8):10228-33. View in: PubMed

A collaborative interdisciplinary approach to electronic fetal monitoring: report of a statewide initiative. J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2013 Apr-Jun; 27(2):126-33. View in: PubMed

Brachial plexus palsy and shoulder dystocia: obstetric risk factors remain elusive. Am J Perinatol. 2013 Apr; 30(4):303-7. View in: PubMed

Self-aligning universal beam coupler. Opt Express. 2013 Mar 11; 21(5):6360-70. View in: PubMed

Severe brachial plexus palsy in women without shoulder dystocia. In reply. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Mar; 121(3):686. View in: PubMed

How complicated must an optical component be? J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis. How complicated must an optical component be? J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis. 2013 Feb 01; 30(2):238-51. View in: PubMed

Low-voltage broad-band electroabsorption from thin Ge/SiGe quantum wells epitaxially grown on silicon. Opt Express. 2013 Jan 14; 21(1):867-76. View in: PubMed

In reply. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jan; 121(1):191-2. View in: PubMed

Determining Occurrence Dynamics when False Positives Occur: Estimating the Range Dynamics of Wolves from Public Survey Data. PLoS One. 2013; 8(6):e65808. View in: PubMed

Trends in amphibian occupancy in the United States. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e64347. View in: PubMed

Ge/SiGe asymmetric Fabry-Perot quantum well electroabsorption modulators. Opt Express. 2012 Dec 31; 20(28):29164-73. View in: PubMed

Ultra-compact photonic crystal waveguide spatial mode converter and its connection to the optical diode effect. Opt Express. 2012 Dec 17; 20(27):28388-97. View in: PubMed

Helicobacter pylori and thrombocytopenia in the pregnant hispanic population. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Dec; 25(12):2588-90. View in: PubMed

Three-tier versus five-tier fetal heart rate classification systems. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Dec; 207(6):e8-9; author reply e9. View in: PubMed

Joint estimation of habitat dynamics and species interactions: disturbance reduces co-occurrence of non-native predators with an endangered toad. J Anim Ecol. 2012 Nov; 81(6):1288-1297. View in: PubMed

All linear optical devices are mode converters. Opt Express. 2012 Oct 08; 20(21):23985-93. View in: PubMed

Increased composite maternal and neonatal morbidity associated with ultrasonographically suspected fetal macrosomia. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Oct; 25(10):1953-9. View in: PubMed

The prevalence of preterm births in pregnancies complicated with fetal gastroschisis. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012 Oct; 286(4):889-92. View in: PubMed

Self-aligned silicon fins in metallic slits as a platform for planar wavelength-selective nanoscale resonant photodetectors. Opt Express. 2012 Sep 24; 20(20):22735-42. View in: PubMed

Severe brachial plexus palsy in women without shoulder dystocia. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Sep; 120(3):539-41. View in: PubMed

Experimental investigation of false positive errors in auditory species occurrence surveys. Ecol Appl. 2012 Jul; 22(5):1665-74. View in: PubMed

The genomic basis for the evolution of a novel form of cellular reproduction in the bacterium Epulopiscium. BMC Genomics. 2012 Jun 21; 13:265. View in: PubMed

General methods for sensitivity analysis of equilibrium dynamics in patch occupancy models. Ecology. 2012 May; 93(5):1204-13. View in: PubMed

A low-fidelity total abdominal hysterectomy teaching model for obstetrics and gynecology residents. Simul Healthc. 2012 Apr; 7(2):123-6. View in: PubMed

Electronic fetal heart rate monitoring: applying principles of patient safety. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Apr; 206(4):278-83. View in: PubMed

Energy consumption in optical modulators for interconnects. Opt Express. 2012 Mar 12; 20 Suppl 2:A293-308. View in: PubMed

Hydrodynamic deformation and removal of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms treated with urea, chlorhexidine, iron chloride, or DispersinB. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2011 Dec; 108(12):2968-77. View in: PubMed

Vaginal birth after cesarean section: risk of uterine rupture with labor induction. Am J Perinatol. 2011 Sep; 28(8):593-6. View in: PubMed

Stochastic population dynamics in populations of western terrestrial garter snakes with divergent life histories. Ecology. 2011 Aug; 92(8):1658-71. View in: PubMed

Intracranial hemorrhage following neuroendovascular procedures with abciximab is associated with high mortality: a multicenter series. Neurocrit Care. 2011 Aug; 15(1):85-95. View in: PubMed

Multiple-wavelength focusing of surface plasmons with a nonperiodic nanoslit coupler. Nano Lett. 2011 Jul 13; 11(7):2693-8. View in: PubMed

Improving occupancy estimation when two types of observational error occur: non-detection and species misidentification. Ecology. 2011 Jul; 92(7):1422-8. View in: PubMed

Late pregnancy complications can affect risk estimates of elective induction of labor. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2011 Jun; 24(6):787-94. View in: PubMed

The spoIIE homolog of Epulopiscium sp. type B is expressed early in intracellular offspring development. J Bacteriol. 2011 May; 193(10):2642-6. View in: PubMed

Complete genome sequence of the cellulose-degrading bacterium Cellulosilyticum lentocellum. J Bacteriol. 2011 May; 193(9):2357-8. View in: PubMed

Intrapartum fetal heart rate definitions and interpretation: evolving consensus. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Mar; 54(1):16-21. View in: PubMed

Intrapartum fetal heart rate monitoring: a standardized approach to management. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Mar; 54(1):22-7. View in: PubMed

A review of the 2008 NICHD Research Planning Workshop: recommendations for fetal heart rate terminology and interpretation. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Mar; 54(1):3-7. View in: PubMed

Contemporary intrapartum fetal heart rate monitoring. Foreword. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Mar; 54(1):1-2. View in: PubMed

Design methodology for compact photonic-crystal-based wavelength division multiplexers. Opt Lett. 2011 Feb 15; 36(4):591-3. View in: PubMed

Measurement and modeling of ultrafast carrier dynamics and transport in germanium/silicon-germanium quantum wells. Opt Express. 2010 Dec 06; 18(25):25596-607. View in: PubMed

Optical interconnects to electronic chips. Appl Opt. 2010 Sep 01; 49(25):F59-70. View in: PubMed

Morphological plasticity reduces the effect of poor developmental conditions on fledging age in mourning doves. Proc Biol Sci. 2010 Jun 07; 277(1688):1659-65. View in: PubMed

Amniopatch as a treatment for rupture of membranes following laser surgery for twin-twin transfusion syndrome. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2010; 27(3):134-7. View in: PubMed

Progression of a giant omphalocele in utero: ultrasound and fetal magnetic resonance imaging findings. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2010; 28(4):233-5. View in: PubMed

Individual variation in baseline and stress-induced corticosterone and prolactin levels predicts parental effort by nesting mourning doves. Horm Behav. 2009 Oct; 56(4):457-64. View in: PubMed

Maternal and fetal variants in the TGF-beta3 gene and risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension in a predominantly Latino population. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Sep; 201(3):295. e1-5. View in: PubMed

Agenesis of the ductus venosus in a fetus with nonmosaic trisomy 22. Prenat Diagn. 2009 Sep; 29(9):901-2. View in: PubMed

Electrically controlled modulation in a photonic crystal nanocavity. Opt Express. 2009 Aug 31; 17(18):15409-19. View in: PubMed

Sudden fetal death in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Feb; 113(2 Pt 2):528-31. View in: PubMed

Complementary roles of sonography and magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of fetal urinary tract anomalies. J Ultrasound Med. 2008 Nov; 27(11):1563-9. View in: PubMed

Repeated dosing of 23. 4% hypertonic saline for refractory intracranial hypertension. A case report. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2008 Oct; 1(4):113-7. View in: PubMed

Decreased rate of obstetrical anal sphincter laceration is associated with change in obstetric practice. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2007 Dec; 18(12):1399-404. View in: PubMed

Fundamental limit to linear one-dimensional slow light structures. Phys Rev Lett. 2007 Nov 16; 99(20):203903. View in: PubMed

A prospective, randomized, multicenter trial of amnioreduction vs selective fetoscopic laser photocoagulation for the treatment of severe twin-twin transfusion syndrome. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Oct; 197(4):396. e1-9. View in: PubMed

SiGe optoelectronic metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor. Opt Lett. 2007 Jul 15; 32(14):2022-4. View in: PubMed

Optical modulator on silicon employing germanium quantum wells. Opt Express. 2007 Apr 30; 15(9):5851-9. View in: PubMed

Comparative serological study of Leptospira serovar hardjo genotypes for use in the microscopic agglutination test. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2007 Jan; 19(1):84-7. View in: PubMed

On perfect cloaking. Opt Express. 2006 Dec 11; 14(25):12457-66. View in: PubMed

Choice of neuroimaging in perioperative acute stroke management. Neurol Clin. 2006 Nov; 24(4):807-20. View in: PubMed

Balloon kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures in solid organ transplant recipients: results of treatment and comparison with primary osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. Spine J. 2006 Sep-Oct; 6(5):494-9. View in: PubMed

C-shaped nanoaperture-enhanced germanium photodetector. Opt Lett. 2006 May 15; 31(10):1519-21. View in: PubMed

Removal of an orbital metallic foreign body to facilitate magnetic resonance imaging: technical case report. Neurosurgery. 2006 May; 58(5):E999; discussion E999. View in: PubMed

Removal of An Orbital Metallic Foreign Body to Facilitate Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Technical Case Report. Neurosurgery. 2006 May 01; 58(5):E999. View in: PubMed

Epidemiological investigation, cleanup, and eradication of pullorum disease in adult chickens and ducks in two small-farm flocks. Avian Dis. 2006 Mar; 50(1):142-7. View in: PubMed

Photonic crystals: straightening out light. Nat Mater. 2006 Feb; 5(2):83-4. View in: PubMed

Integrated photonic switches for nanosecond packet-switched optical wavelength conversion. Opt Express. 2006 Jan 09; 14(1):361-8. View in: PubMed

Predator functional response and prey survival: direct and indirect interactions affecting a marked prey population. J Anim Ecol. 2006 Jan; 75(1):101-10. View in: PubMed

Assessment of recurrent heart failure associated with left ventricular assist device dysfunction. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Dec; 24(12):2060-7. View in: PubMed

Strong quantum-confined Stark effect in germanium quantum-well structures on silicon. Nature. 2005 Oct 27; 437(7063):1334-6. View in: PubMed

Relationship between the superprism effect in one-dimensional photonic crystals and spatial dispersion in nonperiodic thin-film stacks. Opt Lett. 2005 Sep 15; 30(18):2475-7. View in: PubMed

Limits on the performance of dispersive thin-film stacks. Appl Opt. 2005 Jun 01; 44(16):3349-57. View in: PubMed

Is advanced maternal age an independent risk factor for uteroplacental insufficiency? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Jun; 192(6):1974-80; discussion 1980-2. View in: PubMed

Gateway cloning is compatible with protein secretion from Pichia pastoris. Protein Expr Purif. 2005 Apr; 40(2):424-8. View in: PubMed

Photonic crystal device sensitivity analysis with Wannier basis gradients. Opt Lett. 2005 Feb 01; 30(3):302-4. View in: PubMed

Demonstration of systematic photonic crystal device design and optimization by low-rank adjustments: an extremely compact mode separator. Opt Lett. 2005 Jan 15; 30(2):141-3. View in: PubMed

Carotid revascularization for prevention of stroke: carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting. Mayo Clin Proc. 2004 Sep; 79(9):1197-208. View in: PubMed

Designing for beam propagation in periodic and nonperiodic photonic nanostructures: extended Hamiltonian method. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2004 Sep; 70(3 Pt 2):036612. View in: PubMed

Multilayer thin-film structures with high spatial dispersion. Appl Opt. 2003 Mar 01; 42(7):1330-45. View in: PubMed

External stimuli. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Dec; 45(4):1054-62. View in: PubMed

Adaptive time-domain filtering for real-time spectral discrimination in a Michelson interferometer. Opt Lett. 2002 Jul 01; 27(13):1147-9. View in: PubMed

Thrombolytic treatment of acute ischemic stroke. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Jun; 77(6):542-51. View in: PubMed

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