Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) September 04, 2014
Reproductive Resource Center (RRC), a Kansas City-based reproductive health, infertility and in-vitro fertilization (IVF) center, is pleased to announce that Dr. S. Samuel Kim has joined the practice as Director of Fertility Preservation.
With 20 years of experience in clinical reproductive medicine and surgery, Dr. Kim is a highly-esteemed clinician and scientist whose reputation as a pioneer in ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation has been recognized worldwide. He joins RRC to grow their fertility preservation program and to expand groundbreaking technologies to address fertility challenges after cancer treatment as well as for those women seeking to delay childbearing for personal reasons.
“We’re thrilled to bring this internationally renowned specialist in fertility preservation to Reproductive Resource Center,” said Dr. Celeste Brabec, Medical Director at RRC.
“Additionally, Dr. Kim is a compassionate and friendly physician who truly cares about the opportunity to extend fertility and the possibility of childbearing to his patients," Brabec added.
Most recently, Dr. Kim was Professor and Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He performed the first human ovarian transplantation and reported the first baby from frozen eggs in Kansas.
Dr. Kim spearheaded the founding of the International Society for Fertility Preservation (ISFP) and served as the second president of ISFP. He is a sought after lecturer and his expertise and research has made worldwide news, including the BBC and NBC. Currently, Dr. Kim serves on the editorial board of four reputable medical journals including Fertility and Sterility.
Dr. Kim received his medical degree from Seoul National University College of Medicine and completed post graduate training at University of Washington, Seattle (Reproductive Endocrinology fellowship), University of Leeds, England (Postdoctoral Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology), Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach (Fellow in Reproductive Surgery & Infertility) and Temple University Hospital (Chief Resident).
For more information about Dr. Kim and the team of professionals at RRC, please visit http://www.rrc.com and click on the Our Practice link.
About Reproductive Resource Center
The Reproductive Resource Center (RRC) is a Kansas City-based reproductive health, infertility and in-vitro fertilization (IVF) clinic. Since 1988, RRC has provided fertility services for thousands of families who have struggled with infertility concerns. As a privately held infertility clinic, RRC is passionate about helping people overcome difficulties with infertility and proud to have the highest level of expertise available to patients. Over the decades, RRC’s culture of innovation, highest-quality standards and excellence of physicians and staff has resulted in enormous achievements in infertility treatment.
For more information, visit http://www.rrc.com or call (877) 221-2323 to reach Reproductive Resource Center directly.