Associate Professor
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
853 Jefferson Ave, Suite E102
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-5393

6555 Quince Rd., Suite 501
Memphis TN 38119
(901) 515-3100

MEMPHIS TN 381032896
Tel: (901) 448-1622


  • Fellowship, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Residency, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, PGY3 and PGY4 in OB-GYN
  • Residency, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, Internship and PGY2 in OB-GYN
  • Research, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, Research
  • Research, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Research
  • Residency, University of Florence, Florence, Italy, Residency in OB-GYN
  • Other, University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS, Reserch
  • Research, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Research
  • M.D., University of Florence, Florence, Italy, Medicine

Research Description

Please, see ''Publications''.

Research Keywords

Endometrum, estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, implantation, fertility preservation, PCOS, ultrasound, Doppler.

Clinical Care Specialty/Interest

6555 Quince Rd., Suite 501
Memphis TN 38119
(901) 515-3100

LeBonheur Children’s Hospital
50 Dunlap St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Ph: 901-298-KIDS

Research Interest/Specialty

Gynecologic ultrasound imaging

Implantation of the embryo and endometrial function

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Male and Female Infertility

Fertility preservation for cancer patients

Adolescence Gynecology/Endocrinology


  1. Detti, L, Martin, DC, Williams, LJ. Applicability of adult techniques for ovarian preservation to childhood cancer patients. J Assist Reprod Genet, 2012.
  2. Detti, L, Phillips, OP, Schneider, M, Lambrecht, LE. Fetal reduction for hyperreactio luteinalis. Fertil Steril, 96 (4), 934-8, 2011.
  3. Detti, L, Saed, GM, Fletcher, NM, Kruger, ML, Brossoit, M, Diamond, MP. Endometrial morphology and modulation of hormone receptors during ovarian stimulation for assisted reproductive technology cycles. Fertil Steril, 95 (3), 1037-41, 2011.
  4. Detti, L, Yelian, FD, Kruger, ML, Diamond, MP, Puscheck, EE. Endometrial thickness dynamics and morphologic characteristics during pituitary downregulation with antagonists in assisted reproductive technology cycles. J Ultrasound Med, 27 (11), 1591-6, 2008.
  5. Detti, L, Puscheck, EE, Yelian, FD, Diamond, MP. Follow-up of women after a first episode of postmenopausal bleeding and endometrial thickness greater than 4 millimeters. Obstet Gynecol, 112 (2 Pt 1), 379; author reply 379-80, 2008.
  6. Detti, L, Saed, GM, Jiang, ZL, Kruger, ML, Diamond, MP. The effect of estradiol on the expression of estrogen, progesterone, androgen, and prolactin receptors in human peritoneal fibroblasts. J Assist Reprod Genet, 25 (6), 245-50, 2008.
  7. Detti, L, Ambler, DR, Yelian, FD, Kruger, ML, Diamond, MP, Puscheck, EE. Timing and duration of use of GnRH antagonist down-regulation for IVF/ICSI cycles have no impact on oocyte quality or pregnancy outcomes. J Assist Reprod Genet, 25 (5), 177-81, 2008.
  8. Detti, L, Yelian, FD, Kruger, ML, Diamond, MP, Rode, A, Mitwally, MF, Puscheck, EE. Endometrial thickness is related to miscarriage rate, but not to the estradiol concentration, in cycles down-regulated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist. Fertil Steril, 89 (4), 998-1001, 2008.
  9. Imudia, AN, Detti, L, Puscheck, EE, Yelian, FD, Diamond, MP. The prevalence of ureaplasma urealyticum, mycoplasma hominis, chlamydia trachomatis and neisseria gonorrhoeae infections, and the rubella status of patients undergoing an initial infertility evaluation. J Assist Reprod Genet, 25 (1), 43-6, 2008.
  10. Detti, L, Mitwally, MF, Rode, A, Yelian, FD, Kruger, M, Diamond, MP, Puscheck, EE. Serum human chorionic gonadotropin level after ovulation triggering is influenced by the patient's body mass index and the number of larger follicles. Fertil Steril, 88 (1), 152-5, 2007.
  11. Detti, L, Johnson, SC, Diamond, MP, Puscheck, EE. First-trimester Doppler investigation of the uterine circulation. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 195 (5), 1210-8, 2006.
  12. Detti, L, Williams, DB, Robins, JC, Maxwell, RA, Thomas, MA. A comparison of three downregulation approaches for poor responders undergoing in vitro fertilization. Fertil Steril, 84 (5), 1401-5, 2005.
  13. Detti, L, Mecacci, F, Piccioli, A, Ferrarello, S, Carignani, L, Mello, G, Ferguson, JE, Scarselli, G. Postpartum heparin therapy for patients with the syndrome of hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets (HELLP) is associated with significant hemorrhagic complications. J Perinatol, 25 (4), 236-40, 2005.
  14. Detti, L, Mari, G, Cheng, CC, Bahado-Singh, RO. Fetal Doppler velocimetry. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am, 31 (1), 201-14, 2004.
  15. Detti, L, Mari, G. Noninvasive diagnosis of fetal anemia. Clin Obstet Gynecol, 46 (4), 923-30, 2003.
  16. Detti, L, Akiyama, M, Mari, G. Doppler blood flow in obstetrics. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol, 14 (6), 587-93, 2002.
  17. Cosmi, E, Mari, G, Delle Chiaie, L, Detti, L, Akiyama, M, Murphy, J, Stefos, T, Ferguson, JE, Hunter, D, Hsu, CD, Abuhamad, A, Bahado-Singh, R. Noninvasive diagnosis by Doppler ultrasonography of fetal anemia resulting from parvovirus infection. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 187 (5), 1290-3, 2002.
  18. Detti, L, Mari, G, Akiyama, M, Cosmi, E, Moise, KJ, Stefor, T, Conaway, M, Deter, R. Longitudinal assessment of the middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity in healthy fetuses and in fetuses at risk for anemia. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 187 (4), 937-9, 2002.
  19. Mari, G, Detti, L, Oz, U, Zimmerman, R, Duerig, P, Stefos, T. Accurate prediction of fetal hemoglobin by Doppler ultrasonography. Obstet Gynecol, 99 (4), 589-93, 2002.
  20. Stefos, T, Cosmi, E, Detti, L, Mari, G. Correction of fetal anemia on the middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity. Obstet Gynecol, 99 (2), 211-5, 2002.
  21. Mello, G, Parretti, E, Mecacci, F, La Torre, P, Lucchetti, R, Cioni, R, Detti, L, Scarselli, G. [Glycemic thresholds in spontaneous abortion during the first trimester in pregnant women with insulin dependent diabetes]. Minerva Ginecol, 49 (9), 365-70, 1997.