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Expert in Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Third Party Reproductive Options (Surrogacy, Donor Gametes)

Expert ID: 727194 Massachusetts, USA

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Expert is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist who has been in practice since 1990. His medical practice is highly specialized and limited to the treatment of human infertility and the provision of assisted reproductive technologies which involve, among other things, ovulation induction, artificial insemination, intra-uterine insemination, in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. Provision of these services requires expertise in human reproduction, human fertility, reproductive techniques, ovulation, ovulation detection, diseases of the human reproductive system, and testing for patency of Fallopian tubes. In addition, Expert has special interests in the management of male infertility as well as third party reproductive options, which involve the use of donor sperm, donor eggs and gestational surrogacy.

He is currently a medical director at a reproductive center, since 2006. Before that he served as an Associate Medical Director for 13 years. He completed additional fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology at UCLA School of Medicine in 1990 after extensive training in obstetrics and gynecology for five years in Toronto, ON, Canada.

He is board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology with a subspecialty in Reproductive Endocrinology. Additionally, he is certified and licensed by the Medical Council of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada.

He is knowledgeable about various pharmaceutical drug effects on reproduction processes, sperm motility and effectiveness as well as hyperactivity of sperm. He has done extensive clinical research on Pentoxifylline drugs. He is also familiar with women’s hormone levels and the effects of hormone levels on reproduction and fertility. He has published several original papers on human reproductive science.

Has served on multiple occasions over the past 15 years as a consultant for various pharmaceutical companies which manufacture drugs which are utilized in the treatment of infertility and for assisted reproductive technologies.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts - Worcester, Massachusetts - Springfield, Massachusetts - Lowell, Massachusetts - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Brockton, Massachusetts - New Bedford, Massachusetts - Hartford, Connecticut - Manchester, New Hampshire - Providence, Rhode Island

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1990 Degree: F.A.C.O.G. Subject: Reproductive Endocrinology Institution: University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Year: 1988 Degree: F.R.C.S.(C) Subject: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Institution: University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada)
Year: 1983 Degree: M.D. Subject: Medical School Institution: University of British Columbia, (Vancouver, Canada)
Year: 1982 Degree: B.Sc. Subject: Biochemistry Institution: University of British Columbia, (Vancouver, Canada)

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2014 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Reproductive Endocrinologist Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 2007 to 2014 Employer: Reproductive Science Center of New England Title: Medical Director Department: Responsibilities: He has been Medical Director of a Science Center since January 2007. Center is currently the largest IVF center in New England, and one of the 5 largest IVF centers in the U.S.
Years: 1993 to 2007 Employer: Reproductive Science Center of New England Title: Associate Medical Director Department: Responsibilities: He joined in June 1993 as the Associate Medical Director.
Years: 1990 to 1993 Employer: Dept of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology Title: Assistant Professor Department: Responsibilities: Upon completion of fellowship training at UCLA School of Medicine, he joined the faculty of the (Undisclosed) University School of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Dept of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology. In addition to clinical duties, he was involved in the medical education of medical students, interns & residents in obstetrics & gynecology.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies, the Society for Male Reproduction & Urology, the New England Fertility Society (formerly known as the Boston Fertility Society) and the Boston Obstetrical Society.
Licenses / Certifications
Expert is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, as well as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada). He is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners as well as as Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada. He is licensed to practice medicine in the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine.
Professional Appointments
Expert was elected to serve a one-year term as President of the Boston Fertility Society (now re-named the New England Fertility Society) in 2001. Prior to that, he served for 3 consecutive years as Vice-President of the Boston Fertility Society.
Medical / Professional
Rotating Internship at Toronto Western Hospital, 1983-1984; Residency in obstetrics and gynecology at University of Toronto, 1984-1988; Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at UCLA School of Medicine, 1988-1990
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has authored and co-authored over a dozen publications in scientific and medical journals.

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