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Dr. Wing founded REACH in 1988. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also earned his medical degree and completed a fellowship. His special interests are laser laparoscopic surgery, operative hysteroscopy, microsurgical tubal reanastomosis and donor egg IVF.
Richard P. Marrs, M.D.
California Fertility Partners
11818 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300 Los Angeles, California 90025
Dr. Marrs attended medical school and completed postgraduate training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas. He completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Southern California.
Dr. Marrs is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He was founder and first President of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. He was a member of the Society's Ethics Committee. Dr. Marrs has published over 200 scientific articles and book chapters on human reproduction.
Rifaat D. Salem, M.D., Ph.D.
Pacific Reproductive Center
3720 Lomita Blvd., Suite 200 Torrance, California 90505
A graduate of University of Southern California Medical School, Dr. Salem earned a doctorate in Neuroendocrinology from University of California, Los Angeles. He held two National Institute of Health Fellowships in Neuroendocrinology and performed breakthrough research which helped establish the mechanism of certain steroid hormones. Dr. Salem has published numerous scientific research articles in the leading national and international fertility journals. This research has been instrumental in advancing the understanding and treatment of infertility.
Dr. Salem acquired his extensive clinical experience in infertility and microsurgery at institutions such as the University of British Columbia, Stanford, The Microsurgical Institute of San Francisco, and Pacific Fertility Center of San Francisco. He was also medical director and one of the founders of Pacific Fertility Center Torrance for six years. He has Master’s Degrees in both Biochemistry and Physiology. He is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
Rita Kardach L.C.S.W.
1255 Franklin Avenue, Suite 325 Garden City, New York 11530
Dr. Sneeringer graduated with honors from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed an internship and residency in OB/GYN at the Harvard affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She then completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Boston IVF and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Dr. Sneeringer is a clinical instructor at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. She is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Society of Reproductive Medicine and Society for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Dr. Sneeringer's clinical interests include infertility, polycystic ovarian syndrome, amenorrhea, premature ovarian failure and hyperprolactinemia. Dr. Sneeringer also has an interest in the medical and surgical treatment of fibroids and endometriosis. She performs minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy and hysteroscopy) for the purpose of optimizing fertility.
Dr. Sneeringer has published research studies on various topics including ovarian factors that are associated with fertility and comparative rates of success for various fertility treatments. She has presented her research nationally. She continues to be involved in research studies at Boston IVF.
In her spare time Dr. Sneeringer enjoys photography, drawing, watercolors and hiking.
Dr. Sneeringer sees patients at Cardone Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Boston IVF’S Waltham Center ~ and the Mt. Auburn Center for Women.