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Dr. Silvia Schneider Fox is a Chicago clinical psychologist, specializing in reproductive health since 1992. Her clinical practice is devoted to counseling and supporting individuals and couples during all stages of family-building, including third-party reproduction, pregnancy loss, and parenting after infertility. Dr. Fox facilitates Mind/Body For Fertility programs which help women manage stress while increasing their treatment success. She screens ovum donors and gestational carriers, consults with recipient couples and reports to medical professionals and independent agencies.
Dr. Fox has widely researched, written and presented on topics related to family-building. A professional member of RESOLVE since 1995, she served as its Illinois Director of Support Services, authored a regular "Ask the Expert" column and was a keynote speaker at its symposia and programs. Since 2010, Dr. Fox has been traveling the country, educating dozens of Reproductive Endocrinology practices on the emotional aspects of infertility.
Finally, Dr. Fox has her own experience with infertility. Her long journey to parenthood has deepened her understanding of the challenges others face in the process of building their own families. Nowadays, she combines her personal, research and clinical experience into one voice, put into words on her Fertility Resilience blog.
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.
4925 Greenville Avenue, Suite 200 Dallas, Texas 75206
Simple Surrogacy was founded in 2002 to assist couples and individuals in achieving a family through assisted reproduction. They were founded on one simple principle: to provide their clients with the highest standard of care at an affordable price.
Simple Surrogacy is one of the largest surrogacy and egg donation agencies in the U.S., and are highly regarded in the surrogacy community for their expertise, support and professionalism. Simple Surrogacy has worked with many International Clients on their journey to becoming parents, using their personal attention to detail, prompt response and matching times, and affordable prices. Their counselors, coordinators and owners are all experienced in assisted reproduction, as former surrogates, Intended Parents or Egg Donors. It is Simple Surrogacy's pleasure to offer their clients that insider’s expert knowledge at significantly reduced costs that enable many people to become Parents through Surrogacy.
Sohila Zarandy, M.D. F.A.C.O.G. , F.A.C.S.
Pacific Reproductive Center
3720 Lomita Blvd., Suite 200 Torrance, California 90505
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.
Spencer S. Richlin, M.D.
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut
1290 Summer Street, Suite 3200 Stamford, Connecticut 06905-5322
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.