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Gynecology & Obstetrics

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Our Team

Our team of physicians, embryologists and nurses are all subspecialty-trained and leaders 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
Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowships
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Infertility, Menopause, Ovarian Dysfunction, Prolactin Disorders, Uterine Fibroids
 

Our Experts

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Christianson, Mindy Sue, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Associate Fellowship Director
Director, Third Party Reproduction
Director, Fertility Preservation
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
 
Photo of Dr. Chantel Ianthe Cross, M.D.

Cross, Chantel Ianthe, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Endometriosis, Fertility before and after Cancer Treatment, Fertility Preservation, Fibroids, In Vitro Fertilization, Infertility, Menopause, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Repeated Pregnancy Loss, Reproductive Endocrinology
 
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Garcia, Jairo E, M.D.

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

Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Director, Division of Reproductive Science and Women’s Health Research
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Endometriosis, Infertility, Reproductive Endocrinology
 
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Xia, Ping, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Director, Assisted Reproductive Technology Laboratories
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Endometriosis, Fertility Preservation, In Vitro Fertilization, Infertility, Ovarian Dysfunction
 

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Clinical Fellows

  • Jacqueline Maher, M.D.
  • Christina Mitchell, M.D.
  • Kamaria Cayton Vaught, M.D.
  • Maria Facadio Antero, M.D.

Urologists

Photo of Dr. Amin Sedaghat Herati, M.D.

Herati, Amin Sedaghat, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Urology
Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Director of Male Infertility and Men’s Health
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), Erectile Dysfunction, Low Testosterone, Male Infertility, Pelvic Pain, Peyronie's Disease, Vasectomy Reversal
 

IVF Nurses

  • Ann Grode, R.N.
  • Sandra Grem, R.N.
  • Sharron Whitehead, R.N.
  • Jennifer Costello, R.N.
  • Janice Linder R.N.

Nursing Staff

  • Traci Carter, C.M.A.
  • Sadykay Quartey, C.M.A.
  • Karen Ugarte, C.M.A.

Embryologists

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

Financial Counselors

  • Kristen Larkin
  • Lisa Hartwig

Patient Coordinators

  • Mary Spanolia
  • Leanna Lemis
  • Carshawnda Sawyer

Support Staff

  • Janelle Vogan, Supervisor
  • Melony Heck, Administrative Coordinator
  • Jennifer Lake, Administrative Coordinator