Robert L. Reid, M.D.

Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Chair, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, University of California, San Diego (1981)

Residency: Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario (1979)

Medical School Graduation: Queen's University (1974)

Certification: American Board of ObGyn (1983), Subspeciality in Reproductive Endocrinology (1984)

Current Appointment: Resident Research Coordinator (2013)

Research Interests: Neuroendocrinology, prementrual syndrome, infertility, menopause.

Other Interests: Scuba diving, fishing, alpine skiing, gardening.

Selected Publications

Reid RL. When should surgical treatment be considered for premenstrual dysphoric disorder? Menopause Int 2012 Jun;18(2):77-81

Ronn R, Smith W, Magee B, Hahn PM, Reid RL. Can online learning adequately prepare medical students to undertake a first female pelvic examination? J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2012 Mar;34(3):264-8.

Waddington A, Reid R. More harm than good: The lack of evidence for administering misoprostol prior to IUD insertion. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2012 Dec;34(12):1177-9.

Reid RL. Oral contraceptives and venous thromboembolism: pill scares and public health. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2011 Nov;33(11):1150-5.

Reid RL. (Updated: October 1, 2011) Chapter 10. Premenstrual syndrome. In: Female Reproductive Endocrinology. Rebar RW (editor). [Internet] (Accessed: June 26, 2013).

North American Menopause Society. [Robert L. Reid: Advisory Panel] Estrogen and progestogen use in postmenopausal women: 2010 position statement of The North American Menopause Society. Menopause 2010 Mar;17(2):242-55.

Reid R. [Principal Author] Oral contraceptives and the risk of venous thromboembolism: An update. [SOGC Clinical Practice Guideline No. 252] J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2010;32(12):1192-7.

Reid RL. Confusion about hormone therapy: Misinterpretation of the findings of the Women’s Health Initiative. Canadian Pharmacists Journal 2010 Nov;143:S7-S8.

Reid RL, Westhoff C, Mansour D, de Vries C, Verhaeghe J, Boschitsch E, et al. Oral Contraceptives and Venous Thromboembolism. Consensus Opinion from an International Workshop held in Berlin, Germany in December 2009. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 2010:36(3):117-22.

Reid RL. Hormone therapy: Rigour and responsibility in knowledge translation. [Guest Editorial] J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2009 Jan;31(1):13-5.

Racz JM, Srikanthan A, Hahn PM, Reid RL. Gender preference for a female physician diminishes as women have increased experience with intimate examinations. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2008 Oct;30(10):910-17.

Reid RL, Van Vugt DA, Hahn PM. Development of a national course on research methodology for Canadian Residents in obstetrics and gynecology. Obstetrics & Gynecology 1999;93(2):308-311.