Carol Lynne Conrad-Forrest, MD

Assistant Professor
Reproductive Systems Course Director

Office Phone: (916) 686-7300


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Clinical Campus, 1987- 1990
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Internship, University of South Dakota, Yankton 1986-1987
  • MD, University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine 1986
  • BS, Premedicine, University of Nevada, Reno 1982
  • BA, Spanish Language and Literature, California State University, Hayward (now known as California State Eastbay) 1976

Clinical Experience

  • 1998-2019: Healthcare for Women Medical Group, Sacramento, California (Sutter Medical Center, Mercy General Hospital, Methodist Hospital)
  • 1991-1998: Sutter West Medical Group/ Women’s Health Associates, Davis, CA (Sutter Davis Hospital, Woodland Memorial Hospital)


  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1993 to current board certification
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fellow
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Northern California Ob/Gyn Society (past)
  • American Medical Women’s Association (past)


  • Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sutter Memorial Hospital
  • President, Northern California Ob/Gyn Society
  • Ethics Committee, Sutter Davis Hospital


Dr. Conrad-Forrest joined CNSUCOM in 2016 and has been involved in the development and teaching of MSII Reproductive Systems and the MSIII Ob/Gyn Clerkship. She served as a preceptor for COM students until her retirement from clinical practice in 2019. Her personal interests include travel, cultural enrichment and diversity, reading, writing, music, cooking and gardening. She has a network of international friends with whom she plays online scrabble, and is available for local real-time scrabble. She and her husband, Jeffrey have three grown children and are anticipating possible grandchildren in the future.

Carol Lynne Conrad-Forrest, MD