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Dr. Kipersztok received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and trained in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan Medical Center. Subsequently, he completed a Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the George Washington University Medical Center and the NIH.
Dr. Kipersztok is board re-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist. He is fluent in Spanish and Hebrew.
Sohila Zarandy, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S. was born in Tehran, Iran and graduated from Tehran University Medical School. Dr. Zarandy did her postgraduate in surgery in England. She did her internship in Mercy Hospital and Medical Center of Chicago. She finished her residency at Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Zarandy did a year of fellowship in Perinatal Medicine in Beth Israel Hospital and Harvard Medical School and stayed on as Faculty (Clinical Instructor). She completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and infertility at the University of Illinois, in Chicago. Dr. Zarandy is a member of the several prestigious medical societies, including The American College of OB-GYN and The American College of Surgeons. She has given lectures around the country and has done several research projects.
Dr. Zarandy held the position of Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School for three years. She did her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at University of Illinois in Chicago, during which time she held the title of Assistant Professor. Dr. Zarandy was also an Assistant Professor of OB/GYN at Loyola University of Chicago. Her most recent position was at Case Western Reserve Medical School where she was Clinical Assistant Professor while she had her own private practice.
Dr. Zarandy is married to a Neuro-Radiologist and has three children, one of which is currently in medical school. Her sister and brother are also practicing physicians. Along with English, Dr. Zarandy also speaks fluent Farsi.
Dr. Richlin received his medical degree from the University of Southern California’s School of Medicine. He completed two internships, in Emergency Medicine and Obstetrics. Dr. Richlin served his residency at The Stamford Hospital in Stamford Connecticut. He then completed his subspecialty fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and fertility at Emory University’s School of Medicine in Georgia.
Dr. Richlin is a member of both the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Richlin has published numerous abstracts, articles and book chapters, and is the lead author of the IVF section in Danforth’s Obstetrics and Gynecology, 9th Edition. He coauthored with Dr Leondires the “Infertility” chapter in the text “Avoiding Common Errors in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Stacey Pawlak earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Memphis and is a licensed psychologist/health service provider in the state of Iowa. She is Staff Health Psychologist for the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinic's Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Program in Iowa City, Iowa.
Her work with this program includes pre-treatment consultation for patients utilizing third-party reproduction, and supportive psychotherapy for individuals and couples coping with the challenges of infertility. She also serves as Staff Psychologist for the Women's Wellness & Counseling Service at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics where she provides outpatient psychotherapy to perinatal women and their families. Dr. Pawlak is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Iowa Psychological Association, and the Mental Health Professional Group for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.