A Board-certified Reproductive Endocrinologist like Dr. Dan Gehlbach Brings a Higher Commitment to Resolving Your Infertility
You may assume your infertility specialist has progressed through fellowship training and has earned board certification in fertility. The majority of reproductive endocrinologists are board certified, but approximately 20 percent are not.
According to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART): “Only a physician who has successfully completed a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and passed the examinations can become board certified as an infertility specialist.”
Fertility specialists, obgyns focusing on reproductive disorders, may voluntarily choose to pursue board certification. Dr. Gehlbach holds himself to the highest standards, and feels his patients deserve exceptional care that an experienced, board-certified physician can offer.
4X4 educational requirements differentiate
4 years of undergraduate studies at the United States Military Academy, West Point
Specialization in reproductive endocrinology requires intense study of reproductive disorders, including clinical and laboratory research, as well as hands-on experience performing microsurgery, laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery, in-vitro fertilization (IVF) embryo transfer, sonography, and ovulation induction.
20 percent of Reproductive Endocrinologists, fertility specialists do not take and/or pass board certification tests.
When selecting a fertility specialist, ask whether he or she is board certified as a reproductive endocrinologist.
Dr. Gehlbach is board certified, and a member of SART, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI), which extends membership only to physicians board certified in reproductive medicine.
Contact Midwest Reproductive Center to schedule an appointment with Dr. Gehlbach, a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist committed to best practices in the medical field of infertility.