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Our Staff

Our team of physicians, embryologists and nurses are among the best in the field of reproductive endocrinology:

Reproductive Endocrinologists

Our Director

Photo of Dr. Howard A Zacur, M.D., Ph.D.

Zacur, Howard A, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Infertility, Menopause, Ovarian Dysfunction, Polycystic Ovaries, Prolactin Disorders, Uterine Fibroids
 

Our Experts

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Christianson, Mindy Sue, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Adolescent Fertility Preservation, Endometriosis, Fertility before and after Cancer Treatment, Fibroids, Gynecology and Obstetrics, In Vitro Fertilization, Infertility, Menopause, Pediatric- Ob/Gyn, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
 
Photo of Dr. Jairo E Garcia, M.D.

Garcia, Jairo E, M.D.

Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Courtesy Staff, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Active Staff, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Advisory Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine International
Director, IVF Program
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Adolescent Fertility Preservation, Clomid Resistance, Decreased Ovarian Reserve, Endometriosis, Fertility before and after Cancer Treatment, Fibroids, Follicle Stimulating Hormone, Elevated, Gynecology and Obstetrics, In Vitro Fertilization, Infertility, Male Factor Infertility, Ovarian Cysts, Pelvic Adhesions, Pelvic Mass, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Repeated Pregnancy Loss, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Tubal Disease
 
Photo of Dr. Lisa Ann Kolp, M.D.

Kolp, Lisa Ann, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Failure to Ovulate, Fertility before and after Cancer Treatment, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Infertility, Menopause, Mullerian Anomalies, Ovarian Dysfunction, Polycystic Ovaries, Pubertal Conditions, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Uterine Fibroids
 
Photo of Dr. Pravin Kumar Rao, M.D.

Rao, Pravin Kumar, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Urology
Director, Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Bladder Stones, Erectile Dysfunction, Hydronephrosis, Inflatable Penile Prosthesis, Kidney Cancer, Kidney Stones, Male Factor Infertility, Male Infertility, Male Reproductive Health, Microdenervation of Spermatic Cord, Microdissection/Microsurgical Testicular Sperm Extraction, Microsurgical Vasectomy Reversal, Sperm Retrieval, Testicular Cancer, Testicular Sperm Extraction, Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction, Urethral Cancer, Urology, Varicocele, Vasectomy (Non-Scalpel), Vasectomy Reversal
 
Photo of Dr. Yulian Zhao, M.B.A., M.D., Ph.D.

Zhao, Yulian, M.B.A., M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Director, Assisted Reproductive Technology Laboratory
 

 

Reproductive Endocrinology Fellows

  • Farah Chuong, M.D.
  • Laura Londra, M.D.
  • Chantel Washington, M.D.

Urologists

  • Jonathan P. Jarow, M.D.
  • Karen Boyle, M.D.

IVF Nurses

  • Ann Grode, R.N.
  • Pat Chinn, R.N.
  • Janice Linder, R.N.
  • Shakisha Mickle, C.M.A.

Nursing Staff

  • Traci Carter, C.M.A.
  • Yelena Malykin, C.M.A.
  • Dianne Spera, R.N.

Embryologists

  • Carolina Petrella, B.S.
  • Kimberly C. Thrift, B.S., CLS (CG)
  • Kathleen Broman, B.S.

Financial Counselors

  • Carolyn Elkins
  • Carol Green

Patient Coordinators

  • Sandra Watson (Andrology Lab)
  • Tricia Guy
  • Leanna Lemis
  • Kevia Patterson