Dr. Cecilia Schmidt-Sarosi is a pioneer in the field of Reproductive Medicine. She is the Arthur Reich Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility at New York University School of Medicine and the Medical Director of the Offices for Fertility and Reproductive Medicine (OFRM). As a diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and its Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, she is recognized as a board-certified fertility expert. She offers comprehensive evaluation, treatment, and management of infertility and female hormonal problems.
As an honor graduate of New York University School of Medicine, she completed her Obstetrics/Gynecology residency and her Clinical and Research Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology Infertility at New York University Medical Center. Her pioneering work in IVF and assisted reproductive technologies (ART) began in 1982 as a faculty member at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, one of the first three IVF facilities in the United States. She went on to establish successful IVF Centers at the University of Connecticut (1985-1986), the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (1986-1991), and New York University (1991-1995). While continuing her tenured professorship at NYU she created a boutique IVF/Infertility private practice, OFRM (1995-present). She also helped to initiate egg donation programs at the last three of these centers and was responsible for the first successful pregnancy on the east coast using donor eggs. Dr. Schmidt-Sarosi has authored numerous research articles and book chapters in the area of infertility treatment, assisted reproductive technologies, endometriosis, and polycystic ovarian syndrome.
Dr. Schmidt-Sarosi has received numerous awards and citations for her patient care, teaching, lectures and clinical research. She has been recognized by New York Magazine as one of the best infertility physicians in New York. She has sat on the New York State Living Donor Tissue Technical Advisory Group and has served as president of the New York Gynecological Society. She has also served as the Vice-Chair of the College of American Pathologists/American Fertility Society Reproductive Biology Resource Committee. Dr. Schmidt-Sarosi remains a longstanding member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Society of Reproductive Surgeons, and the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology.