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Nastaran Foyouzi, MD, FACOG

Director of Reproductive Genetics and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Nastaran Foyouzi, M.D. is Director of the Reproductive Genetics and Recurrent Pregnancy loss programs at GENESIS. She is a board-certified subspecialist in both Reproductive Endocrinology and Medical Genetics.

Dr. Foyouzi completed her internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale University and her residency at Washington University in St. Louis.  She completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) at the University of California San Francisco in 2014. After graduation from her fellowship she was appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan as a WRHR Scholar (NIH funded scholarship). In 2015 she decided to pursue medical genetics training to add a new skillset to her expertise in REI. She completed her fellowship in Medical Genetics training at UCLA, where she cared for patients with a broad range of genetic conditions. Dr. Foyouzi is one of very few reproductive endocrinologists in the United States with this level of genetic training. She brings to the GENESIS team special expertise in the areas of recurrent pregnancy loss, preimplantation genetic diagnosis and the prenatal detection of genetic disorders.

Dr. Foyouzi has authored and co-authored publications in leading peer-reviewed academic journals including Fertility and Sterility, Human Reproduction and Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has also presented research at national conferences including those of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), Society for Reproductive Investigation (SGI) and Endocrine Society. Dr. Foyouzi is a reviewer for ASRM and the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Dr. Foyouzi’s professional background has prepared her extensively to help couples make their dream of parenthood a reality.  She thrives on solving the complex genetics inherent to reproductive failure and considers the results of her efforts – healthy children – the greatest reward of her work. Dr. Foyouzi is passionate about helping women understand their basic fertility potential, including the role that genetics may play in causing infertility and pregnancy loss, and providing solutions to these problems. Her goal is to help every patient to make smart, informed and individualized decisions about their options for planning a family.

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