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Meet Our Doctors [Doctor Bios & Videos]

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Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut is led by a group of top fertility doctors that are experts in infertility and reproductive endocrinology. Our CT doctors are board-certified infertility specialists in Reproductive Endocrinology, Infertility, Obstetrics, and Gynecology

Meet the Physicians

Dr.  Mark Leondires

 

Dr. Mark P. Leondires is the Founder, Medical Director, and Partner in reproductive endocrinology at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) and Gay Parents To Be (GPTB). He is board-certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Education and Honors

  • Colby College, BS
  • University of Vermont College of Medicine, MD
  • Maine Medical Center Residency Program, OB/GYN
  • National Institutes of Health, Fellowship in REI
  • Castle Connolly NY Metro and Fairfield County Top Doctor
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Chair of ASRM's LGBTQ Special Interest Group
  • Member of Resolve Org's Physician Council

Dr. Spencer Richlin

Spencer S. Richlin, MD, is a board-certified Reproductive Endocrinologist with extensive reproductive surgical experience. He has been practicing at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) since 2004, where he is a Partner and Surgical Director.

Education and Honors

  • The University of California at Berkeley, BS
  • University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine, MD
  • The Stamford Hospital/Columbia University Residency Program, OB/GYN
  • Emory University School of Medicine, Fellowship in REI
  • US News Top Doctor
  • Castle Connolly NY Metro and Fairfield County Top Doctor
  • The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology National Faculty Award

Dr. Joshua Hurwitz

Dr. Joshua Hurwitz is a Partner in Reproductive Endocrinology at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) and is board-certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Hurwitz joined the practice in 2006 with a passion for patient care and teaching. In addition, he is Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) services in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences of Danbury Hospital.  

Education and Honors

  • Cornell University, BS
  • Jefferson Medical College, MD
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Residency Program, OB/GYN
  • Named Best Laparoscopic Surgeon at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, Fellowship
  • Member of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists, Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Director of Fertility Preservation at Western CT Health Network
  • Castle Connolly NY Metro and Fairfield County Top Doctor

Dr. Cynthia Murdock

Dr. Cynthia Murdock is a Partner in Reproductive Endocrinology at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) and is board-certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Education and Honors

  • Cornell University, BA
  • Creighton University School of Medicine, MD (graduated magna cum laude)
  • Named Berlex Best Teaching Resident
  • Castle Connolly NY Metro and Fairfield County Top Doctor
  • Member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Dr. Shaun Williams

Dr. Shaun C. Williams is a Partner in Reproductive Endocrinology at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) and is board-certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Education and Honors

  • University of Texas at Austin, BS
  • Baylor College of Medicine, MD
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Residency Program, OBG/YN
  • The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Fellowship REI
  • Castle Connolly NY Metro and Fairfield County Top Doctor, Most Compassionate Doctor

Dr. Ilana Ressler

Dr. Ilana Ressler is board-certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and joined Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut in 2017. Her philosophy is that when patients ask questions and receive thoughtful answers, it goes a long way to support and help those experiencing infertility. 

Education and Honors

  • Duke University, BS
  • Case Western Reserve University, MF
  • University of Illinois at Chicago residency, OBG/YN
  • Awarded the Professional Dedication to Residency Award in 2009
  • Awarded overall Excellence in Gynecologic Care Award in 2010
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Cincinnati
  • 2016 & 2017 received the Fertility and Sterility Star Reviewer Award by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • Regularly reviews the latest GYN surgical studies and writes literature reviews for the Society of Reproductive Surgeons
  • Member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI) and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG)
  • Dr. Ressler was named to the editorial board of Fertility and Sterility
  • Serves as Medical Advisor for Yesh Tikva
  • Launched the Pies for Prevention program in her Westchester community to benefit Sharsheret (nonprofit organization supporting Jewish women and families facing breast and ovarian cancer)

Lastly, we're please to announce our newest physician, Dr. Laura J. Meyer (bio video coming soon)!

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Dr.  Laura Meyer

Dr. Laura Meyer is board certified in both reproductive endocrinology and obstetrics and gynecology. After graduating from the NYU School of Medicine, she completed both her residency and fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Education and Honors

  • Duke University, BS
  • New York University School of Medicine, MD
  • Administrative Chief Resident, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Distinguished Housestaff Award, Cornell Alumni Council
  • Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery

 

Now, We'd Like to Get to Know You

Our doctors give you a collective "Thank you!" for taking the time to familiarize yourself with their backgrounds, passions, and personalities. It's immensely important to them that you choose a fertility doctor that connects with you and is there to fight for your goals. We'd love to hear more about you and match you with one of our doctors listed above and the rest of your fertility team. We're here for you whenever you're ready to start the conversation.


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