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Dr. Jairo GarciaAssociate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Director, IVF Program

Dr. Garcia was the Director of the GBMC Fertility Center for 13 years.  During his directorship, the program became the largest and one of the most successful in the country by the time that he left GBMC to join the Hopkins program.

During his Directorship, he developed numerous IVF protocols for ovulation induction, and he trained many residents and fellows in reproductive endocrinology, who are now practicing IVF medicine.  Additionally, Dr. Garcia has helped in the establishment of more than 30 IVF programs around the world.


Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia, South America

Hospital San Vincente de Paul, Colombia, South America

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Identified by the State of Maryland Board of Medical Examiners as a specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology

Developing different ovulation induction protocols for Infertility, Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART ), In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), ovulatory disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), recurrent miscarriages, fibroids, premature menopause, endometriosis, menstrual irregularities under the age of 40. Surgery related to infertility: myomectomy, hysteroscopy, laparoscopy.

Ovulation induction for patients with decreased ovarian reserve (poor responders)

Associate Professor, GYN/OB

Johns Hopkins at Green Spring Station

Garcia JE, Jones GS, Acosta AA, Wright G Jr.  Human menopausal gonadotropin/human chorionic gonadotropin follicular maturation for oocyte aspiration: Phase I, 1981.  Fertil Steril. 1983 Feb; 39(2): 167-73.

Garcia JE, Jones GS, Acosta AA, Wright G Jr.   Human menopausal gonadotropin/human chorionic gonadotropin follicular maturation for oocyte aspiration: Phase II, 1981.  Fertil Steril. 1983 Feb; 39(2): 174-9.

Garcia, JE.  Monitoring the natural menstrual cycle for in vitro fertilization.  Infertility. 1983; 6:1.

Garcia, JE, Acosta A, Hsiu JG, Jones HW Jr.  Advanced endometrial maturation after ovulation induction with human menopausal gonadotropin/human chorionic gonadotropin for in vitro fertilization.  Fertil Steril 1984. Jan; 41 (1): 31-5.

Muasher SJ, Garcia JE, Rosenwaks Z.  The combination of follicle-stimulating hormone and human menopausal gonadotropin for the induction of multiple follicular maturation for in vitro fertilization.  Fertil Steril. 1985 Jul; 44 (1): 62-9. 

Garcia JE, Padilla SL, Bayati J, Baramki TA.  Follicular phase gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist and human gonadotropins: a better alternative for ovulation induction in in vitro fertilization.  Fertil Steril 1990 Feb; 53(2): 302-5.

Padilla SL, Smith RD, Garcia JE.  The Lupron Screening Test: tailoring the use of leuprolide acetate in ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization.  Fertil Steril 1991 Jul; 56(1): 79-83.  Erratum in Fertil Steril 1991 Dec; 56 (6): 1210.

Garcia JE, Kettell LM, Klein NA, Odem RR, Penzias AS, Silverberg KM, Steinkampf MP, Young JE, Young P, Gordon K.  An Aqueous Formulation of Recombinant Human FSH is More Efficient Than a Freeze-Dried Cake Formulation in Clomiphene-Resistant Women with Chronic Anovulation.  Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics:  Today's Therapeutic Trends.  2004; 22 (3): 147-165.


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