Our New York fertility center shares best practices with international medical community

Our New York fertility center shares best practices with international medical community

by | September 1st, 2015


Dr. Joel Batzofin frequently hosts fertility specialists and embryologists from all over the world

Dr Joel BatzofinHe serves as an ambassador to his peers in reproductive medicine. The United States has high standards for the IVF lab, with stringent criteria developed by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, ASRM. You can learn more about guidelines detailing certifications, IVF lab procedures and qualifications for laboratory directors here.

The ASRM convenes in October in Baltimore, and our fertility center opens its doors to colleagues who wish to tour our IVF lab in conjunction with the meetings. The most recent visitors, fertility specialists from a leading fertility center in Greece, trained under Dr. Batzofin and consider him one of the world’s experts in reproductive medicine.

Inside the IVF lab at our New York fertility center

The success of any fertility treatment cycle hinges on the standards of the IVF lab. Dr. Batzofin is proud of the achievements of his high-performing IVF lab, under the direction of John Scodras, BSc, MSc, PhD. He openly shares his methodology for protocols and lab procedures with colleagues interested in the latest advances in the IVF lab.

  • Embryology culture conditions
  • Air filtration systems
  • Stimulation protocols


As the date approaches for the premier education and research meeting for reproductive medicine, Dr. Batzofin will welcome his peers from around the world. Born in South Africa and educated at Harvard, Dr. Batzofin served on the medical faculty at Stanford, founded the Huntington Reproductive Center and opened the Sher Institute of Reproductive Medicine in New York City.

The director of our New York fertility center has influenced how infertility care is practiced from coast to coast, and he is sought out for his research into third-party reproduction, immunological causes of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss.

If you are considering fertility treatment options, insist on a program with access to an in-house IVF lab. Contact our New York fertility center for a consultation with Dr. Batzofin.




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The founder of New York Fertility Services, Joel Batzofin, M.D., began practicing at the advent of IVF. Fertility centers evolved as groundbreaking treatments and family-building options emerged. Our fertility doctors practice at the pinnacle of reproductive medicine—the ‘sweet spot’ where science, art and intuition meld. We are strong believers in combining advanced reproductive technologies with proven holistic, Eastern medicine therapies.

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