Dr. Marcelle Cedars is a specialist in caring for patients going through in vitro fertilization and perimenopause, as well as patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome. She is director of the UCSF Center for Reproductive Health.
Cedars also directs UCSF’s reproductive endocrinology division, coordinating the relationship between scientific research and personalized care for patients. In her own research, she focuses on ovarian aging and how it affects both fertility and women’s overall health.
Cedars received her medical training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Parkland Health & Hospital System, followed by a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Jonathan Kort is an established specialist in reproductive endocrinology and the author of many medical publications and textbook chapters in the field of infertility science.
Dr. Kort completed his Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) fellowship at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, where he conducted cutting-edge research on non-invasive measurements of eggs to predict their future development potential, as well as research in genetic screening. During his time at Stanford he also completed training in embryology and is certified as a technical supervisor in embryology and andrology. He completed his OBGYN residency at Stanford University Hospital, during which he completed original research into egg freezing, the impact of weight loss on fertility treatment, and ovarian reserve. Dr. Kort received his M.D. from Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Kort’s clinical focus areas include diminished ovarian reserve, hypothalamic amenorrhea, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), reproductive surgery, and gamete/embryo selection. He has a particular interest in patients with a history of poor embryo development during IVF. He sits on the editorial board of Fertility and Sterility, has published textbook chapters on gamete and embryo selection, and was the recipient of the Stanford Child Health Research Institute Grant (2017) which helped develop new ways of using pre-implantation genetic screening for embryo selection.
Dr. Kort followed his father into the field of reproductive medicine and credits his father with helping develop his bedside manner. “My philosophy is, treat patients like family and make sure no question is left unanswered or concern unaddressed.”
Brian A. Levine, M.D., is the founding partner and practice director of CCRM New York. He is board-certified in both reproductive endocrinology and infertility and obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Levine attended New York University School of Medicine where he currently serves as a member of NYU’s Board of Trustees, completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia University Medical Center and then completed his fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical College.
Dr. Levine has over 50 publications and was recently awarded the highest prize by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine for his assisted reproductive technology (ART) video submission on three-dimensional sperm imaging techniques. He has also received multiple honors and teaching awards and continues to mentor students, residents, and fellows on both basic science and clinical research.
Dr. Levine is a member of the New York Surgical Society, the New York Medical Society, the New York Society of Reproductive Medicine, the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB), the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
In addition to his clinical expertise and ongoing research, Dr. Levine is currently the technology editor of Contemporary Ob/Gyn magazine and has lectured nationwide on how physicians and laboratory personnel can adopt common technologies to improve clinical efficiency.
In 2017, Dr. Levine was honored with the Doctors of Distinction award in Westchester County and was also named a Rising Star by Super Doctors in 2017 and 2018.
Dr. Klatsky graduated with honors from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at UCSF, and his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at Brown University. He received a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University and was selected by his peers as a Rising Star among New York Physicians in 2014 and 2015, while on the faculty at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Klatsky is board certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility.
An innovator who is deeply passionate about improving public access to the best possible obstetric and fertility care, Dr. Klatsky worked as a human rights activist in Asia and Africa prior to medical school. Among his many achievements is the founding of Mama Rescue, a cloud-based, mobile dispatch and transportation platform that helps women in rural Uganda access skilled and emergency obstetric care. Dr. Klatsky is proud to have founded Spring Fertility with Dr. Tran, to deliver the best possible outcomes and a new standard of care not seen anywhere.
Dr. Rachel Weinerman received her Medical Degree from Harvard Medical School, served her medical residency at New York University School of Medicine and Langone Medical Center, and completed her Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine She is board-certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and has expertise in many areas of fertility treatment including Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Intrauterine Insemination, Fertility Preservation, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Same-Sex Couples, In Vitro Fertilization, and Ovulation Induction.
Dr. Weinerman currently is a clinical Assistant Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at University Hospitals of Cleveland
Dr, Eric Surrey is Medical Director of the Colorado Center of Reproductive Medicine in Lone Tree, CO. His medical degree was conferred by the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. He is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist who completed residency and fellowship training in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA.
Prior to joining CCRM in 1999, he was an Associate Clinical Professor of Ob-Gyn at UCLA and had been acting director of the Division of Reproductive Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and medical director of the Assisted Reproductive Technologies program at Century City Hospital in Los Angeles. He is a Past President of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), Society of Reproductive Surgeons and Pacific Coast Reproductive Society and past member of the Board of Directors of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.
Dr. James Smith is an Assistant Professor and Director of Male Reproductive Health at University of California San Francisco. He enrolled in the University of California’s Joint Medical Program, a partnership between Berkeley’s School of Public Health and San Francisco’s School of Medicine where he earned a master’s degree in health and medical science in 2000 and a medical degree in 2002. Smith completed his general surgery and urology training at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, returning to the University of California, San Francisco as an Andrology Fellow in 2007.
In addition to his work related to fertility after cancer treatment in men, Smith also researches access to reproductive care and the barriers to treatment for infertile couples who are unable to afford care. Dr. Smith has collaborated for over 7 years with Dr. Katz, a fellow faculty member in the UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, exploring the high costs and disparities in access to reproductive care. Together, they have published manuscripts examining the utilization of reproductive care by couples seeking reproductive therapy, socioeconomic disparities in reproductive care, time costs of reproductive care, and out of pocket infertility costs.
Dr. David E. Reichman is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at The Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine of Weill Cornell Medical College. He graduated Cum Laude from Yale University, received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College, and completed residency in OB/GYN at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Reichman then completed fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is a board-certified Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
Dr. Reichman specializes in all aspects of reproductive medicine, including IVF/ICSI, high and low responders to ovarian stimulation, fertility preservation, egg freezing, oocyte donation, ovulation induction, amenorrhea, polycystic ovary syndrome, recurrent miscarriage, male infertility, LGBT reproductive services, and avoidance of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. He is also an expert surgeon, performing minimally invasive hysteroscopic and laparoscopic procedures for the treatment of endometrial and ovarian disorders. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Reichman lectures nationally and internationally on a wide range of topics in reproductive health, and is actively involved in medical research, having published 18 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and 8 textbook chapters. He currently sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics and is a reviewer for the journal Fertility & Sterility, for which in 2014 he received the F&S Star Reviewer Award.
Dr. Elizabeth Kennard received her Medical Degree from Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio, served her medical residency at MetroHealth Medical Center, and completed her Fellowship with The Ohio State University Hospitals in Columbus. She is board-certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology as well as in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility.
Dr. Kennard also serves not only as an Associate Professor with OSU’s Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, but she also is the director of the Department’s Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Division.
Kennard is a nationally recognized expert in reproductive endocrinology and infertility who speaks to other physicians all over the United States on the latest trends, information, and treatment options for families facing infertility issues.
She is an ad hoc reviewer of medical information presented in The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fertility & Sterility, and Gynecologic Oncology, and has been tapped for numerous honors and awards, including the APGO Excellence in Teaching Award in 1995.
A member of numerous professional organizations, Dr. Kennard is active with the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and the Columbus Obstetrical & Gynecological Society.
Dr. Jacobs is a Mayo Clinic-trained Reproductive Endocrinologist and board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI). He has been practicing medicine since 1975. He completed medical school and an Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Northwestern University, and then went on to complete a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Mayo Clinic in 1988. Dr. Jacobs is the Medical Director of the Center of Excellence for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) at Fertility Centers of Illinois.
He has been honored as “Top Doctor” by the prestigious publisher Castle Connolly in all of its editions of “America’s Top Doctors” 2001-2015 and “Chicago’s Top Doctors” 2001-2015. Ladies’ Home Journal and Chicago Magazine have repeatedly chosen him as one of America’s “top infertility doctors.” Dr. Jacobs has authored numerous articles for journals, books, and newspapers. Dr. Jacobs’ own experience as a former fertility patient allows him to empathize with his patients and provide the support and encouragement needed.