James Byrne

Chairman, OB/GYN
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

James Byrne is the OB/GYN Chairman at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) in San Jose. With nearly 6,000 births a year, SCVMC is the largest public hospital obstetrics service in California. His responsibilities include clinical, administrative, and educational leadership related to pregnancy care for the medical center and its large clinic system. He has successfully implemented programs improving access and quality of regional pregnancy care. Prior to joining SCVMC in 2003, he was an MFM specialist with Obstetrix Medical Group and also served on the national physician advisory group for the HCA Perinatal Safety Initiative. Dr Byrne trained in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. He is a graduate of the California HealthCare Foundation Leadership Program fellowship.

Acting now to improve the health of mothers and children, our society will benefit for decades to come.