Alexander M. Kotlyar, M.D. is a fellowship-trained specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, who is committed to providing compassionate, efficient and evidence-based care for his patients. Born in the Ukraine and raised in Brooklyn, Dr. Kotlyar completed his undergraduate degree at New York University. He then performed RNA biology research at The Rockefeller University before completing medical school at Dartmouth. Dr. Kotlyar then completed his residency at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic, where he received numerous teaching awards in addition to receiving the top resident award in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Following residency, Dr. Kotlyar completed his fellowship at the Yale University School of Medicine. His research at Yale won awards from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).
Throughout his training, Dr. Kotlyar has published numerous research articles, review papers, and book chapters on topics as varied as pubertal development, endometriosis and robotic gynecologic surgery. He is also a recipient of the SRI-Bayer Discovery/Innovation grant for this work on the treatment of endometriosis. His clinical interests include endometriosis, reproductive surgery, recurrent pregnancy loss, and recurrent implantation failure. He is fluent in Russian and conversational in German.
Dr. Kotlyar strongly believes that the structural and endocrine issues underlying infertility are best overcome when the physician and the patient collaborate on navigating the optimal, and sometimes difficult, pathway to success.