Becoming pregnant and having a healthy baby can be a challenge for many couples. But, thanks to the advances of reproductive medicine, we can now correct many of the problems that may impede natural fertilization; and we can take additional steps to assist couples that otherwise would not be able to achieve pregnancy. Our fertility specialists provide state-of-the-art reproductive technology that encompasses both diagnostic and therapeutic services for couples who have been unable to achieve a successful pregnancy. We recognize that each couple is unique and fertility treatment should be tailored to their specific circumstances. Our team works with infertile couples to offer support, information, and counseling as well as the latest technology procedures to make the IVF experience as rewarding as possible we realize that resolving infertility can be difficult and trying. We make every effort to minimize any confusion or frustration couples may experience by thoroughly discussing all procedures and aspects of care. Our commitment is to your well-being and your goal of parenthood.
Spotlight on Dr. Courtney Marsh
We are pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Courtney Marsh. Dr. Marsh joined the KU Women's Health
Specialty Center in October 2013 and will join S. Sam Kim, MD, Colleen Milroy, MD and Sacha Kreig, MD at
the Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine.
After graduating from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, she completed her Obstetrics and
Gynecology residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She returns to Kansas City after completing a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Michigan.
During her fellowship Dr. Marsh trained with experts in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility. As a fellow, she researched hypothamic feedback of estrogen as related to pubertal onset and menstrual cyclicity. She also completed research using neuroimaging techniques to better understand polycystic ovary syndrome which she will continue as a faculty member at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She has a number of publications in the scientific literature and is also a member of many medical associations.
Physician in the News
A recent news story on LJWorld.com discusses how women with breast and other cancers have their lives saved by chemotherapy or radiation. However, this same lifesaving treatment, can destroy the eggs inside their ovaries. Dr. S. Samuel Kim shares his expertise in the egg freezing process and how this procedure can help preserve their fertility when going into cancer treatment.