In 2022, Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) experienced record growth throughout new communities to better serve fertility patients

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SGF expands world-class fertility and family-building care by welcoming 19 new physicians and opening 7 new locations.

In 2022, SGF expanded its footprint with 7 new locations and 19 new physicians.

As we reflect on 2022, SGF is most proud of the families who trusted us with their fertility care and allowed us to be a part of their family-building journeys.

Shady Grove Fertility (SGF), a founding partner practice of US Fertility, will close out 2022 by celebrating record growth to better serve patients across the nation. SGF proudly provides comprehensive fertility and family-building care in over 50 convenient locations throughout the U.S. and in Santiago, Chile. Over the last 12 months, SGF expanded its footprint with 7 new locations and 19 new physicians.

SGF is proud to continue increasing access to fertility care throughout the country by opening locations in:

  • Roanoke, Virginia,
  • St. Petersburg, Florida,
  • Spring, Texas,
  • York, Pennsylvania,
  • SoHo and Long Island, New York,
  • and Raleigh, North Carolina.

“SGF puts the patient first,” shares Benjamin Harris, M.D., who provides patient care at SGF’s Richmond and Norfolk, Virginia, locations. “The foundation of our practice is based on doing what is best for our patients, promoting a strong patient-physician relationship, and promoting teamwork through collaborative care. We are constantly striving to improve the care we provide through education, research, and innovation. In doing so, we can enhance the experience of every single patient as we work toward achieving their fertility goals.”    

The SGF physician team welcomed 19 new physicians in 2022:

  • Johanna Archer, V.M.D., M.S., M.D.
  • Stephanie Brownridge, M.D.
  • John R. Crochet Jr., M.D.
  • John M. Csokmay, M.D.
  • Emily A. Evans-Hoeker, M.D.
  • Kathryn C. Humm. M.D.
  • Alexandra Gannon, M.D.
  • Janet Bruno-Gaston, M.D., MSCI
  • Steven Gay, M.D.
  • Amy Lee Harris, M.D.
  • Benjamin S. Harris, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Quinton Katler, M.D., M.Sc.
  • Jennifer E. Mersereau, M.D., MSCI
  • Jerrine R. Morris, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Candice B. O’Hern Perfetto, M.D.
  • Phillip A. Romanski, M.D., M.Sc.
  • Vicki L. Schnell, M.D.
  • Jaimin S. Shah, M.D.
  • Laura X. Zalles, M.D.

“I appreciate that SGF aims to take a complicated and potentially stressful process and make it as straightforward for patients as possible,” shares Dr. Mersereau, who provides patient care at SGF’s Raleigh, North Carolina, location. “This is evident in our high pregnancy rates, our compassionate staff, our Shared Risk 100% Refund program, and our easy access to care.”

Because of SGF’s reputation for providing innovative and compassionate fertility care to patients, over 40 SGF physicians received a Top Doctors recognition from publications throughout the country. The Cade Foundation also honored SGF physician Stephanie Beall, M.D., as a Family Building Champion.    

In line with SGF’s commitment to cutting-edge research, SGF physician scientists presented 19 abstracts and received awards for their research in reproductive medicine at the 2022 American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Scientific Congress & Expo. SGF physicians and researchers have been published in several prestigious outlets throughout the year. Recently, Nicole Doyle, M.D., Ph.D., and a team of SGF researchers were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association(JAMA) for their research that assesses the effectiveness of endometrial receptivity analysis (ERA) testing.

SGF physicians have earned the reputation of respected researchers and experts in fertility care. In 2022, several national media outlets sought SGF physicians to shed much-needed light on infertility, affecting one in eight couples trying to conceive. Among them are the following:

  • Isaac Sasson, M.D., Ph.D., spoke with Forbes about ovarian follicles
  • Anate Brauer, M.D., discussed infertility and friendships with Today.com
  • Eric Widra, M.D., reflected on IVF in light of abortion restrictions in The Wall Street Journal
  • Eric D. Levens, M.D., explains adenomyosis to Prevention.com

“As we reflect on 2022, SGF is most proud of the families who trusted us with their fertility care and allowed us to be a part of their family-building journeys,” shares Dr. Widra, Chief Medical Officer at SGF. “We are constantly striving to be the best for our patients and look forward to continuing our patient-first philosophy in 2023 and beyond.”

The upcoming new year marks new beginnings, and for people struggling to conceive, it may be time to consult a fertility specialist. Contact the SGF New Patient Center at 1-888-761-1967 or complete a brief online request form to schedule a virtual fertility consult with an SGF physician. A virtual or in-person consult is the first step toward pursuing a pregnancy with the help of SGF.

About Shady Grove Fertility (SGF)
SGF is a leading fertility and IVF center of excellence with more than 100,000 babies born from 30+ years of continuous innovation and patient-centered fertility care. With over 50 locations throughout the U.S. and in Santiago, Chile, SGF accepts most insurance plans and makes fertility treatment accessible and affordable through innovative financial solutions, including 100% refund guarantees. SGF is among the founding partner practices of US Fertility, the largest physician-owned and physician-led partnership of top-tier fertility practices nationally. Call 1-888-761-1967 to schedule a new patient appointment or visit ShadyGroveFertility.com for more information.

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