Reproductive Endocrinology Doctors
Dr. David Cohen is Professor and Chief of the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility and Associate Faculty of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.
Since joining the faculty at the University of Chicago in 1996, Dr. Cohen has participated in many educational activities. He has acted as the Director for the Section's In-Vitro Fertilization Program and Oocyte Cryopreservation Program, as well as for the Departmental Grand Rounds and the Departmental Journal Club. He is a member of the Pritzker School of Medicine's Admissions Committee, the Summer Research Steering Committee, and the University of Chicago's Institutional Review Board.
Some of Dr. Cohen's professional associations include the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Chicago Area Reproductive Endocrinologists, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and the Endocrine Society. He is board certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility.
His interests include:
- Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery
- Fertility preservation for cancer patients
Dr. Cohen performs surgery for the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, teaches, and has authored many papers. He is considered an expert in his field.
Helen Kim, MD, is Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the In Vitro Fertilization Program at The University of Chicago.
Her areas of specialization include:
- Infertility, assisted reproductive technologies including in-vitro fertilization with donor eggs or sperm or gestational surrogates
- Menstrual disorders including premature ovarian failure, polycystic ovary syndrome, and loss of menstrual cycles resulting from stress, malnutrition, or excessive exercise
Her current research focus is to reveal the mechanisms by which neuronal and ovarian GnRH are differentially regulated. Dr. Kim’s research has been funded by grants from the Reproductive Scientist Development Program, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Kim's professional memberships include the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Endocrine Society, the American Board of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, and the Society for Gynecologic Investigation.
She is on the editorial board of Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and is an ad-hoc reviewer for Fertility and Sterility. She has also served as an expert panel member for babycenter.com.
Dr. Haney is the Catherine Lindsay Dobson Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Chicago.
The recipient of numerous honors, including a Distinguished Professor Award from Duke in 1986, Haney has served as president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, as president of the Congress of the International Federation of Fertility Societies, as well as an examiner and director of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, authored dozens of review articles and book chapters, and served as editor for the 9th edition of the most widely used textbook for medical students and residents, Danforth's Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He also has served as a consultant on fertility issues to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences, the National Cancer Institute, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and the President's Council on Bioethics.
Dr. Haney specializes in transabdominal cerclage . You can read about the patients he has helped with this procedure here.