Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) Invites Information Seekers and Current Patients to Take Advantage of Weekly Virtual Fertility Events and Live Physician Q&As throughout May

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In addition to resuming all fertility services between now and mid-May, SGF is supporting information seekers by offering free weekly webinars and Instagram Live Q&As—virtual events designed to support both current physical distancing guidelines, and family building goals.

Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) to host weekly virtual fertility events and Instagram Live physician Q&As throughout the month of May.

Infertility is a time-sensitive disease that affects one in eight couples of reproductive age. Our hope is that these events help patients move forward with their family building goals.

With much of the world on hold, Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) physicians want patients to know that hope is not. Staying true to their commitment to reach and teach those who struggle with infertility, SGF will offer free weekly virtual fertility events and physician Q&As throughout the month of May.

“These are uncertain times. While we know the current situation will not last forever, we also know our patients’ desire to build a family endures,” said Mark Perloe, M.D., of SGF’s Atlanta-Northside office who will be co-hosting a ‘Fertility Treatment during a Pandemic’ webinar on May 12. “Infertility is a time-sensitive disease that affects one in eight couples of reproductive age. Our hope is that these events help patients move forward with their family building goals.”

SGF’s virtual fertility events educate attendees about common causes of infertility, treatment options, success rates, what to expect during an initial physician virtual consultation, and much more. Additionally, participants will learn how to make progress toward building their family amid the COVID-19 situation. Each event concludes with a physician Q&A where patients can get their questions answered from the privacy and comfort of their own home.

“Many people believe infertility is a female problem. The reality is, 40 to 50 percent of all infertility cases are attributed to the male,” said board certified reproductive urologist Paul R. Shin, M.D., Co-Director of SGF’s Center for Male Fertility, who will be hosting the Male Fertility webinar on May 21. “Our live events are opportunities for all partners to gather the information they need to make informed decisions in a timely manner.”

While SGF fertility webinars are complimentary, interested parties must register to attend by visiting the SGF calendar of events.

May Virtual Fertility Events

May 5 | Getting Started | Jason Bromer, M.D.
May 7 | IVF | Anate Brauer, M.D.
May 12 | Weight & Fertility | Melissa Esposito, M.D.
May 12 | Fertility Treatment during a Pandemic | Mark Perloe, M.D.
May 14 | What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting | Anate Brauer, M.D.
May 19 | What Your Menstrual Cycle Says about Your Fertility | Ryan Martin, M.D.
May 20 | Financial Options | Jennifer Cockburn, Financial Services
May 21 | Male Fertility | Paul Shin, M.D.
May 28 | PCOS & Fertility | Tomer Singer, M.D.

SGF also hosts various live physician events on their social channels. Follow SGF on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates and events.

May Instagram Live Physician Q&As

May 4 | Richmond Resumes Full Service Fertility Care on May 4 Q&A | Anish Shah, M.D., M.H.S.
May 5 | Maryland, Northern Virginia & D.C. Resume Full Service Fertility Care on May 10 Q&A | Shruti Malik, M.D.
May 6 | New York Resumed Full Service Fertility Care on May 1 Q&A | Anate Brauer, M.D.
May 8 | Pennsylvania Resumes Full Service Fertility Care on May 11 Q&A | Kara Nguyen, M.D., M.P.H.
May 11 | Georgia Resumes Full Service Fertility Care Week of May 11 Q&A | Desireé McCarthy-Keith, M.D., M.P.H.
May 15 | Florida Resumes Full Service Fertility Care on May 5 Q&A | Shayne Plosker, M.D.

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 physician consult is the first step toward pursuing a pregnancy with the help of SGF.

To view SGF’s growing library of free, on-demand webinars, E-books, and other education resources on topics such as endometriosis, PCOS, low-tech treatment options, weight and infertility, and much more, visit

About Shady Grove Fertility (SGF)
SGF is a leading fertility and IVF center of excellence with more than 85,000 babies born and counting. With 38 locations throughout FL, GA, MD, NY, PA, VA, D.C., and Santiago, Chile, we offer patients virtual physician consults, individualized care, accept most insurance plans, and make treatment affordable through innovative financial options, including treatment guarantees. More physicians refer their patients to SGF than any other center. Call 1-888-761-1967 or visit

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