RMACT Fertility Doctor is “Top Doc” for Excellence in Infertility Treatment

by Jon Ward

Dr. Spencer Richlin Recognized by Peers

Ct Fertility Doctor | Fertily Specialist Fairfield County For the second consecutive year, Dr. Spencer Richlin, Surgical Director and Fertility Specialist with Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), has been honored by his peers by being rated a “Top Doc.” Castle Connolly’s 2013 list of Fairfield County’s Top Doctors of will appear in the January/February issues of Fairfield Living, Greenwich, New Canaan-Darien, Westport and Stamford magazines, all of which are published by Moffley Media and are on stands now. 

 

“I feel privileged to be in the reproductive endocrinology field during a time when so many new advances are making it possible to help patients realize their dreams of a family,” says Dr. Richlin, who is the Division Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology and Fertility at Norwalk Hospital along with his responsibilities at RMACT.  “And to have this work recognized by my peers through this award is simply amazing.”

 

Moffley 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 by their peers.

 

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 has published several articles and 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 Keck 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 School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Within the reproductive endocrinology field, Dr. Richlin’s main interests are reproductive surgery, in vitro fertilization (IVF), donor egg pregnancies 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.

 

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 and Stamford, and affiliate New York fertility clinics serving Putnam and Dutchess counties. RMACT also offers infertility treatment financing and support services through RMACT Integrated Fertility & Wellness Center, such as nutrition counseling, massage therapy, psychological counseling, acupuncture and yoga.

 

The RMACT team of Board-Certified Reproductive Endocrinologists 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). For more information visit http://www.RMACT.com or find us on Facebook.

Topics: reproductive endocrinologist, reproductive medicine, Financing Infertility Treatment, Fertility Treatment, RMACT Doctors

Dr. Shaun Williams Joins Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut

by Greg Zola

Renowned Reproductive Endocrinologist Joins Fairfield County’s Leading Fertility Practice

Dr. Shaun Williams Reproductive Endocrinologist RMACT Fertility Doctor CTReproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) is proud to announce its latest addition: Dr. Shaun Williams.  As a physician board-certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Williams helps patients who are struggling to get pregnant.

 

Dr. Williams has been working with Connecticut infertility patients since moving to the area in 2005.  Since then, he has helped hundreds of patients fulfill their dream of becoming parents.  For his successes, patients named him a “Most Compassionate Doctor” in 2009 – 2012 and his peers named him a Fairfield County 2012 “Top Doc.”  He is also a “Best Doctor in America” for 2013.

 

“My partners and I are thrilled to be working with Dr. Williams,” says Dr. Mark Leondires, Medical Director at RMACT.  “In addition to being an extremely talented and successful infertility specialist, Dr. Williams is great fit for our practice; he is compassionate, knowledgeable and willing to go above and beyond for his patients.”

 

Dr. Williams, who will see patients at RMACT’s locations in Stamford, Danbury and Norwalk, says: “This is an outstanding opportunity for me to be a part of the very talented team at RMACT. Working with expert physicians who share a similar passion for patient care will be professionally rewarding, and more importantly, RMACT's dedication to patient support will provide my patients a level of personalized care that is unmatched. I'm excited to be able to offer patients the extensive resources available at RMACT, such as on-site nutritional support, fertility yoga, patient support groups, and the opportunity to participate in cutting edge fertility research.  I have no doubt that the impressive nurses, embryology team, and clinical staff at RMACT will help me and all the individuals I am fortunate enough to care for reach our goals much more effectively.”

 

Before moving to Connecticut, Dr. Williams practiced with Pacific Gynecology Specialists in Seattle, Washington and was an associate clinical instructor in the Department of OB/GYN at University of Washington.  His areas of interest include fertility preservation and reproductive surgeries, especially robotic surgery to treat conditions affecting a woman’s reproductive health.

 

Dr. Williams earned his undergraduate degree from University of Texas at Austin and went on to study medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he was part of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  He completed his internship and residency at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where he received the Berlex Labs Resident Teaching Awards.  Dr. Williams did a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

 

Dr. Williams has been published numerous times, and has presented five of his abstracts at American Society of Reproductive Medicine’s (ASRM) annual conference for professionals in the infertility field. He is a member of ASRM, Fairfield County Medical Association, Fellow of American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and associate member of Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. 

 

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 and Stamford, and affiliate New York fertility clinics serving Putnam and Dutchess counties. RMACT also offers infertility treatment financing and support services through RMACT Integrated Fertility & Wellness Center, such as nutrition counseling, massage therapy, psychological counseling, acupuncture and yoga.

 

The RMACT team of Board-Certified Reproductive Endocrinologists 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). For more information visit http://www.RMACT.com or find us on Facebook.

Topics: reproductive endocrinologist, reproductive medicine, OB/GYN, RMACT Doctors

Connecticut Fertility Clinic Appoints New Lab Director Dr. Dawn Kelk

Robin Mangieri

by Robin Mangieri

Norwalk, CT July 21, 2009 - Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) - Fairfield County's largest fertility clinic - announced today that Dr. Dawn Kelk, Ph.D, H.CL.D. has joined RMACT as its Laboratory Director. Kelk who has worked in reproductive medicine and embryology for over 15 years is responsible for all clinical laboratory functions in RMACT's laboratories, including embryology/ in vitro fertilization (IVF) , andrology and endocrinology.

"It is a pleasure for me to join the accomplished team of fertility doctors at RMACT. The group's outstanding reputation, integrity and level of attention and personalized care that everyone at RMACT extends to each and every patient is unsurpassed," said Dr. Dawn Kelk. "I am very excited to have the opportunity to work with such a talented and respected team."

"I am delighted to have Dr. Kelk join RMACT," said Dr. Mark Leondires, Medical Director, RMACT. "She has an impressive track record of excellent pregnancy rates for IVF and other reproductive technologies, and is a recognized expert in the areas of embryo biopsy for preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) , intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), blast culture, elective single embryo transfer, in vitro maturation, fertilization and culture; She will be an important addition to our infertility treatment team."

Connecticut Fertility Clinic RMACT Labratory Director Dr. Dawn KelkDr. Kelk is board certified with H.C.L.D. certification in Embryology and Andrology, and has a Ph.D in BioMedical Sciences from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. She earned a BSc in Molecular Biology and Genetics as well as a Masters in Science from the same institution.

Dr. Kelk is a member of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Reproductive Laboratory Technologists Professional Group (RLTPG) and Reproductive Biology Professional Group (RBPG). She serves on the ASRM abstract grading committee for RBPG, RLTPG and SART, and has lectured widely throughout the US and Canada.

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) specializes in the treatment of infertility. With fertility clinic and egg donation offices in Norwalk, Danbury and Greenwich, CT, and an affiliate office in Rye, NY, our team of Board-Certified Reproductive Endocrinologists offer a wide range of infertility treatments from basic fertility services including ovulation induction and intrauterine insemination (IUI) to the most advanced assisted reproductive technologies including In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Egg Donation and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD). The RMACT physician team includes, Dr. Mark P. Leondires, Dr. Spencer S. Richlin, Dr. Joshua M. Hurwitz, and Dr. 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). RMACT offers individualized fertility treatment plans in a patient-focused and supportive environment. Support services, such as, affordable IVF financing, psychological counseling, acupuncture and yoga are also available. For more information visit, www.RMACT.com


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