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RMACT's Fertility Team Includes Physician Assistant Diana D’Amelio, RPA Blog Feature
Lisa Rosenthal

By: Lisa Rosenthal on October 24th, 2016

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RMACT's Fertility Team Includes Physician Assistant Diana D’Amelio, RPA

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Fertility Team | Diana D'Amelio Physician AssistantAlong with five board certified Reproductive Endocrinologists, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), has a full-time physician assistant, Diana D’Amelio, RPA.

What Does a Physician Assistant Do at a Fertility Practice?

Diana D'Amelio | Physican AssistantDiana serves multiple functions at the offices of RMACT. As a clinician, she sees patients and performs physicals and procedures like endometrial biopsies, ultrasounds and saline sonograms. She also oversees the third party reproduction program, which includes donor eggs, gestational carriers and intended parents. Finally, she is the team leader in the Danbury office.

Diana's presence on the RMACT team elevates the team, clinically. Because of her specific training and expertise, she offers RMACT's nurses, medical assistants and patient navigators an opportunity to have another professional opinion regarding fertility patient care. Diana's warm, calm presence is always appreciated, especially given some of the ups and downs experienced in fertility treatment cycles.

Your Fertility Care Team

As a patient in the RMACT practice, a team consisting of your board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist, a specially trained fertility nurse, a patient navigator and a financial representative is put together for you. Your team extends beyond that to the talented, professional and compassionate group of medical assistants,Integrated & Fertility Wellness practitioners, surgical team (should you need them) and more. The entire RMACT team is designed for your patient experience. Getting pregnant is the goal; treating you with respect and dignity is an integral part of the experience along the way.

RMACT's Diana D'Amelio is one of many people dedicated to your fertility journey.

Diana received her undergraduate degree in biology from Cornell University and completed the Surgeon’s Assistant Program at Cornell University Medical College. She has practiced in the field of infertility since 1993. 

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.