LifeSpan was established
by Davis Baldwin,
MD and Patricia
Baldwin, NP more than 28 years ago
as a way to merge their common interest
in helping women prevent illness and
preserve wellness across the lifespan.
Well-renowned for their outstanding
clinical stills and compassion, the
Baldwins work in equal partnership with
women who are striving to achieve optimal
health and well-being.
Davis W. Baldwin,
Dr. Baldwin has been practicing in obstetrics
and gynecology for more than 40 years
and has a strong commitment to providing
personalized care. As a personable and
seasoned physician, Dr. Baldwin is skillful
at sharing his knowledge of female physiology
with his patients and tailors his recommendations
to promote a women's healthy transition
from reproductive through mid-life and
post-menopausal years. His extensive
surgical experience also provides an
exceptionally skilled and thoughtful
approach to addressing problems in women
that require surgical diagnosis and
In addition to being one of the co-founders
and a co-director of Lifespan, he currently
serves as clinical associate professor
at the Stanford University Medical School
where he instructs and supervises residents
in obstetrics and gynecological surgery.
Dr. Baldwin also formerly served as
a director of the Gynecologic Pathology
Laboratory at Stanford for eight years.
Dr Baldwin is the Principal Investigator
of LifeSpan Research, which conducts
cutting-edge clinical trials around
issues affecting women and their health.
Dr. Baldwin received his undergraduate
degree from Stanford University and
his medical degree from Northwestern
University Medical School. He received
his specialty training at Stanford University
Medical Center. Recently, Dr. Baldwin
also completed additional training in
As a father of six
children, Dr. Baldwin is devoted to
the concept of family. The Baldwin children
span 30 years and provide him with a
rich understanding of the joys and challenges
of parenthood and grandparenthood.
H. Baldwin, RN, MS, MP
Patricia Baldwin has more than 30 years
experience as a nurse practitioner and
is a co-founder and co-director of LifeSpan.
She holds a strong belief in staring
healthcare knowledge with women, and
has pioneered the development of several
education programs currently offered
by LifeSpan, including the LifeSpan
Health Renewal Program - a natural approach
to recovery from stress overload, depression,
chronic fatigue, and disorders of immune
As a nurse practitioner, Ms. Baldwin
has received advanced medical training
in primary healthcare and has extensive
experience in OB/GYN ultrasound and
colposcopy cervical cancer screening.
She is responsible for performing the
majority of these services in the practice.
Ms. Baldwin received her undergraduate
degree in nursing from Mount Saint Mary's
College in a Los Angeles and her master’s
degree from the University of California,
San Francisco, where she specialized
in women’s reproductive health.
She is a certified Lamaze childbirth
instructor and has a national certification
from the American Nurses Association
as a Woman's Healthcare Nurse Practitioner.
She has also completed postgraduate
training in Neuro-feedback therapy and
a passion for realizing each woman’s
natural resources, empowering them to
embrace a body, mind, spirit approach
to health. As a mother of three, Ms.
Baldwin is a working professional dedicated
to educating women about the many physiologic,
emotional and social changes they experience
from teenage years through menopause
and the years beyond.