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Top CT Fertility Program Moving to Include State of the Art Lab Blog Feature
Lisa Rosenthal

By: Lisa Rosenthal on November 19th, 2014

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Top CT Fertility Program Moving to Include State of the Art Lab

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CT Fertility Program Moving to State of the Art Facility

RMACT logoBelow is the official press release for Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT)'s big news. I’m the unofficial announcement, which is cool because I get to do the happy dance.

We’re moving! So very excited to finally tell you all, officially.

We have had a wonderful home for over twelve years and are ready to move to someplace bigger, brighter, and able to handle a lab that is so unbelievably state of the art.

Happy, happy, happy.

It’s so much easier to leave behind the old place, knowing that the new place is being created so thoughtfully and with such purpose.

The purpose? 

To serve our patients better.

To ensure that the fertility treatment they get at RMACT is our very best effort, which will only continue to get better and better.

So yes, I’m doing the happy dance. A brand new facility for the brand new year.

Looking forward to moving into our new home and really making it our own ~Lisa Rosenthal


RMACT Moves to a New, Medically-Advanced Facility  

Fairfield County’s Leading Fertility Practice Moves Its Norwalk Location to iPark Corporate Offices at 761 Main Street, NORWALK, CT

In January 2015, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut’s (RMACT’s) main location in Norwalk, CT is moving into a new, state-of-the-art facility to better meet patients’ needs for comprehensive fertility and reproductive health care. The new office offers more conveniences and a bright welcoming environment, but the most important improvement is the new embryology lab, which has the latest technological advances and twice the space of the current lab.


RMACT’s new location, which is on the second floor of the iPark office complex (761 Main Ave, Norwalk, CT, 06851), is 1.3 miles from the current office. It is centrally located in Norwalk with easy access from Route 7 and the Merritt Parkway. The Norwalk office will continue to be RMACT’s primary location, which hosts appointments with five board-certified reproductive endocrinologists, fertility nurses, therapists, a nutritionist, acupuncturists, financial advisors and the third party reproduction team. This is also where the medical team conducts all of the fertility practice’s advanced surgeries and procedures such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) and comprehensive chromosome selection (SelectCCS), as well as provides weekend monitoring.“RMACT’s priority is our patients,” says Dr. Mark Leondires, Medical Director at RMACT. “We decided to move in order to upgrade the patient experience at every level and to take advantage of the latest technology for our new embryology lab, which will help us continue to provide the best infertility care and pregnancy rates in the state. This is good news for the 1,300 new patients we see each year.”


RMACT’s excellent live birth rates are proof of its superior care and support for its patients. Frozen embryo transfer cycles are the future of reproductive medicine based on many advances in the past 10 years. At RMACT frozen embryo transfer delivery rates are higher across all age groups compared to the national rates (www.sart.org)[1]


Since opening its doors in 2002, RMACT has helped shepherd into the world more than 5,000 babies from 46 states and eight countries. RMACT’s passion is to help everyone who wants to be a parent, succeed.


About Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT)


RMACT specializes in the treatment of infertility, including assisted reproductive technologies (ART) such as intrauterine insemination (IUI), in-vitro fertilization (IVF), and Comprehensive Chromosomal Screening (SelectCCS). RMACT, Fairfield County’s largest fertility clinic and egg donation center, is one of 11 leading In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) centers nationwide chosen by In Vitro Sciences to participate in its Centers of Excellence program. RMACT has offices in Norwalk, Danbury, Stamford and Trumbull, and an affiliate New York fertility clinics serving Putnam and Dutchess counties. RMACT also offers infertility treatment financing and support services, such as nutrition counseling, psychological counseling, acupuncture and yoga, through RMACT’s Integrated Fertility and Wellness Center.


The RMACT team includes lead physicians Drs. Mark P. Leondires, Spencer S. Richlin and Joshua M. Hurwitz, as well as fertility specialists Drs. Cynthia M. Murdock, and Shaun C. Williams. All five physicians are Board-Certified Reproductive Endocrinologists and are members of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) and the Fairfield County and Connecticut Medical Societies. Each has received numerous awards, and all five are Castle Connolly "Top Doctors." RMACT’s IVF laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and CLIA; other accreditations include the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and the American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). For more information visit http://www.RMACT.com or find us on Facebook.


[1] A comparison of clinic success rates may not be meaningful because patient medical characteristics, treatment approaches and entrance criteria for ART may vary from clinic to clinic.



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About Lisa Rosenthal

Lisa has over thirty years of experience in the fertility field. After her personal infertility journey, she felt dissatisfied with the lack of comprehensive services available to support her. She was determined to help others undergoing fertility treatment. Lisa has been with RMACT for eleven years and serves as Patient Advocate and the Strategic Content Lead.

Lisa is the teacher and founder of Fertile Yoga, a program designed to support men and women on their quest for their families through gentle movement and meditation.

Lisa’s true passion is supporting patients getting into treatment, being able to stay in treatment and staying whole and complete throughout the process. Lisa is also a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, which is helpful in her work with fertility patients.

Her experience also includes working with RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and The American Fertility Association (now Path2Parenthood), where she was Educational Coordinator, Conference Director and Assistant Executive Director.