Dr. Mark Leondires is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor

by Greg Zola

Mark Leondires, MD is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor

All Five RMACT Fertility Doctors are “Top Docs,” as Rated by Their Peers for Outstanding Results and Excellence in Fertility Patient Care

 

CT Fertility Doctor | Dr. Mark Leondires | Top Doctor 2013NORWALK, CT (September 12, 2013) – Dr. Mark Leondires, medical director and fertility specialist at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), has been selected as a Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor for his work the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Leondires was chosen by his peers as one of Connecticut’s top fertility specialists based on his outstanding work with patients who need help getting pregnant and building their families.

 

 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., which conducts a rigorous, peer-reviewed assessment of local doctors, compiles the list of Top Doctors to help patients find the best healthcare providers. All five fertility doctors at RMACT are Top Doctors, as decided by their peers in the medical field.

 

 “I’m honored that my peers have named me a Top Doctor,” says Dr. Leondires, who is Board Certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics and Gynecology. “This is an exciting time to be in the fertility field because there have been impressive advances, particularly in the past 10 years. It has been a privilege to bring those advances to my patients, as well as the hope that comes with these scientific advances to help them succeed in their dream of having children.”

 

Prior to joining RMACT, Dr. Leondires served as the Director of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) at the Combined Federal Program for Reproductive Endocrinology. While under his direction, the ART Program was one of the most successful in the Washington DC area and in the top tenth percentile nationally. During this time he was an Assistant Professor at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and clinical faculty for the Combined Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology. His professional society memberships include the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

 

He received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry and history from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, which was followed by a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

 

Among Dr. Leondires’ accolades, he was selected in 2012 and 2013 for Best Doctors in America, a database of the country’s top five percent of physicians, as chosen through a peer-review process. 

 

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 (CCS). 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 affiliate New York fertility clinics serving Putnam and Dutchess counties. RMACT also offers infertility treatment financing and support services, such as nutrition counseling, massage therapy, psychological counseling, acupuncture and yoga, through RMACT 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 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. 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.

Topics: Fertility Doctor, reproductive endocrinologist, RMACT Doctors

Joshua M. Hurwitz, MD is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor

by Greg Zola

Peers Recognize RMACT Fertility Specialist for His Excellence in Reproductive Endocrinology

CT Fertility Doctor | Reproductive Endocrinologist

 NORWALK, CT (April 2, 2013) – Dr. Joshua M. Hurwitz, a partner at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), has been selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., which conducts a rigorous, peer-reviewed assessment of local doctors, compiles the list of Top Doctors to help patients find the best healthcare providers.

 

“I’m honored that my peers have selected me for this prominent award,” says Dr. Hurwitz, who is board certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics and Gynecology.  “To me, being a ‘Top Doctor’ means that the entire RMACT team is successful in helping our patients build their families while also navigating the difficult medical and emotional issues that can accompany fertility treatments.”

 

Dr. Hurwitz is passionate about comprehensive patient care and teaching.  Since joining RMACT seven years ago, he has helped thousands of patients realize their dreams of having a baby.  In addition to his responsibilities with RMACT, Dr. Hurwitz is Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) services in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences of Danbury Hospital, where he has been teaching residents during his entire tenure.  He is also an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 

 

Dr. Hurwitz received his undergraduate degree in Biology and Society from Cornell University, and his medical degree from the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.  Dr. Hurwitz completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, also in Philadelphia. He then completed his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. During residency training, Dr. Hurwitz was named Best Laparoscopic Surgeon, and has received many teaching awards. He is a member of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists, Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. 

 

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 (CCS). 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 affiliate New York fertility clinics serving Putnam and Dutchess counties. RMACT also offers infertility treatment financing and support services, such as nutrition counseling, massage therapy, psychological counseling, acupuncture and yoga, through RMACT 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 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. 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 www.RMACT.com or find us on Facebook.


 

Topics: Fertility Doctor, reproductive endocrinologist, RMACT Doctors

Dr. Richlin: Top Docs 2012 Award for Fertility Treatment Excellence

Robin Mangieri

by Robin Mangieri

Stamford Fertility Doctor Spener RichlinSTAMFORD, CT January, 20, 2012 - Dr. Spencer Richlin, Surgical Director and Fertility Specialist with Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), has been honored by his peers by being rated one of Castle Connolly’s “2012 Top Docs.” The list of Fairfield County's outstanding doctors will appear in the January/February issues of Fairfield Living, Greenwich, New Canaan-Darien, Westport and Stamford magazines, all of which are published by Mofley Media.

Best Fertility Doctors 2012: Dr. Spencer Richlin:

“To be recognized by my peers is truly an honor because I respect their work and their opinions,” says Dr. Richlin, who is the Division Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology and Fertility at Norwalk Hospital along with his responsibilities with RMACT. “But the most rewarding part of my work is partnering with patients to help them build the families of their dreams.”

Mofley Media’s list is compiled by the renowned healthcare research firm Castle Connelly Medical Ltd., which conducts a rigorous, peer-reviewed assessment of local doctors.

Board-Certified Fertility Specialist. Experienced & Compassionate

Dr. Richlin is board certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. He recently co-wrote with his RMACT partner, Dr. Mark Leondires, the fertility chapters in a new textbook titled Avoiding Common Obstetrics and Gynecology Errors, published by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Dr. Richlin received his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of California at Berkeley, and his medical degree from the University of Southern California’s School of Medicine. He completed two internships, one in Emergency Medicine and one in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Richlin served his residency at Stamford Hospital in Stamford Connecticut from 1995-1999, where he was named Berlex Best Teaching Resident. He then completed his subspecialty fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Emory University’s School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

Within the reproductive endocrinology field, Dr. Richlin’s main interests are reproductive surgery, in vitro fertilization (IVF) and a cutting edge technology called Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS), which safely evaluates biopsied embryos prior to transfer. Dr. Richlin takes a personal interest in his patients, and finds fertility preservation for cancer patients especially rewarding.

Find the Top Doctors Jan/Feb 2012 Issues on newstands now:

Stamford Fertility Doctor CT Dr. Spencer Richlin  Westport Fertility Doctor Weston Wilton Top Doctor Award 2012  Greenwich Fertility Doctor CT Top Doctor Award 2012

 

Fairfield Fertility Doctor Top Doctor Award 2012 Darien Fertility Doctor New Canaan Rowayton Top Doctor Award 2012 

 

About RMACT 
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) specializes in the treatment of infertility, and is one of 11 leading In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) centers nationwide chosen by In Vitro Sciences to participate in its Centers of Excellence program. With Connecticut fertility clinics and egg donation offices in Norwalk, Danbury and Stamford, and affiliate New York fertility clinics serving Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties, our team of Board-Certified Reproductive Endocrinologists offer a wide range of infertility treatments from ovulation induction and intrauterine insemination (IUI) to the most advanced assisted reproductive technologies including in-vitro fertilization (IVF), egg donation and its own cutting-edge procedure called Comprehensive Chromosomal Screening (CCS), a form of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). RMACT offers individualized infertility treatment plans in a patient-focused and supportive environment. Support services, such as, psychological counseling, acupuncture and yoga are also available through RMACT Integrated Fertility & Wellness Center, as well as infertility treatment financing.

The RMACT team of fertility doctors includes Drs. Mark P. Leondires, Spencer S. Richlin, Joshua M. Hurwitz and Cynthia M. Murdock. All physicians 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. 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). 

Topics: Fertility Doctor, Fertility Clinic, reproductive endocrinologist, Fertility Treatment, RMACT Doctors

American Registry Awards Dr. Joshua Hurtwitz: Most Compassionate Doctors

by Brian Poe

Infertility SpecialistRMACT is delighted to announce that American Registry, a leader in recognizing excellence, has awarded our very own Dr. Joshua Hurtwitz with its prestigious One of 2009's "Most Compassionate Doctors" Award.

 

Dr. Hurwitz's patients have expressed their esteemed opinion of his bedside manner and have identified him as one of America's Most Compassionate Doctors. Only a handful of physicians receive such complimentary reviews nationally. In fact, of the nation's 720,000 active physicians, less than 3% were awarded this honor in 2009.

 

CT Infertility Specialist Award

 

Dr. Joshua Hurwitz is a staff physician and infertility specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology at RMA-CT. He is board certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

 

He received his undergraduate degree in Biology & Society from Cornell University, and his medical degree from the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Dr. Hurwitz completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, also in Philadelphia. During residency training, Dr. Hurwitz was named Best Laparoscopic Surgeon, and has received many teaching awards.

 

Dr. Hurwitz completed a three year fellowhip in reproductive endocrinology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. During his fellowship, Dr. Hurwitz successfully launched several research programs related to reproductive aging and diminished ovarian reserve and has presented his research findings at many leading national and international fertility conferences. His research interests also include premature ovarian failure, oocyte cryopreservation, reproductive surgeries, embryo donation, and bioethics. He has published numerous abstracts, articles and book chapters on reproductive aging, reproductive hormones, IVF, ultrasound, and bioethics.

 

Dr. Hurwitz is a member of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists, Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. He is also currently an Assistant Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.


Topics: Fertility Doctor, RMACT Doctors