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Dr. Jeffrey Thorne Joins RMA Philadelphia

Dr. Jeffrey Thorne, who recently completed his Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) fellowship at The University of Connecticut School of Medicine, has joined RMA Philadelphia, seeing patients in Willow Grove, PA. Dr. Thorne’s clinical and research background has led to his authoring and co-authoring many published studies and lecturing on such topics as fertility, endometriosis,… View Article

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RMA Welcomes Two New Fellows to Basking Ridge

If you think you’ve seen two new faces at RMA’s Basking Ridge, New Jersey clinic recently, it’s because you have. Dr. Nola Herlihy and Dr. Amber Klimczak joined RMA as first-year fellows in July, beginning a three-year program that will prepare them for successful careers as specialists in reproductive medicine. Dr. Herlihy, who completed her… View Article


RMA Philadelphia and Jefferson Health Announce Expansion of Professional Services Relationship

Leading Infertility Practice to Serve as Clinical Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility for Top-Ranked Health System PHILADELPHIA (August 21, 2019) – Hopeful parents in the greater Philadelphia region will now benefit from a new, expanded relationship between infertility leader RMA Philadelphia and nationally renowned Jefferson Health. The arrangement builds upon a pre-existing clinical relationship… View Article

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RMANJ Marlton Hosts Q&A about Egg Freezing

If you’ve ever been curious about egg freezing, now is your chance to attend a free event in Marlton, NJ, to find out more. Hosted by RMA New Jersey’s Marlton team of specialists, our egg freezing  Q&A event, will take place on Thursday, August 22nd at Redstone American Grill, at the Promenade in Marlton, from… View Article

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Dr. Jackie Gutmann Presents at Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference

RMA Philadelphia was a proud sponsor of the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on July 25 – 27. The conference consisted of three days of workshops and activities focused on the health and well-being of trans, gender variant and gender non-conforming (T/GV/ GNC) people and their communities. Among the allies… View Article

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RMA Launches New Logo, Website

Reproductive Medicine Associates – comprised of fertility clinics in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida and California – has re-introduced itself as the RMA Network, unveiled a new logo and launched a new website, rmanetwork.com, to reflect the national scope of the provider and simplify the patient journey. The changes will enhance the experience of current and future… View Article

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The Doctor Is In: Webinar Support

As a dual certified practitioner in clinical psychology and infertility, Dr. Maria Costantini-Ferrando is uniquely qualified to provide both emotional support and expert fertility care. Join Dr. Costantini as she explores the many emotions of infertility. This online support meet-up is a safe space to ask questions, learn coping skills and connect and share with others. The… View Article


With TeamRx, Medication Process No Longer a Hard Pill to Swallow

In addition to a dedicated doctor, nurse and financial coordinator, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) patients now also have a concierge service for prescription medications during their time in care. The concierge, part of RMANJ’s new TeamRx group, will act as the patient’s personal liaison for all things medication-related to help take unnecessary… View Article


RMA’s Fertility Services for Orthodox Jewish Patients

Family-building is a universal desire no matter the religion, ethnicity or gender of the intended parents. It’s not uncommon, however, for some communities to have a harder time building their families than others. One example are Orthodox Jewish patients, who often have trouble conceiving because of religious customs. Of course, non-Orthodox Jewish couples can also… View Article


RMA Celebrates LGBTQ Community at Philadelphia Pride Parade

A rainbow of love flooded the streets of Philadelphia on June 9th for the largest-ever Philly Pride Parade, where advocates, supporters and partners to the LGBTQ+ community – including RMA of Philadelphia (RMAPHL) – showed an unwavering commitment to the rights of all people, regardless of how they identify or who they love. Dr. Jackie… View Article

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AMH Levels – Understanding AMH Fertility Test Results

What is AMH? AMH, or anti-mullerian hormone is a substance produced by granulosa cells in ovarian follicles. It is first made in primary follicles that advance from the primordial follicle stage. At these stages follicles are microscopic and cannot be seen by ultrasound. AMH production is highest in preantral and small antral stages (less than… View Article


RMA of Philadelphia and RMA of Pennsylvania Attend Jefferson Infertility Conference

RMA of Philadelphia and sister practice RMA of Pennsylvania joined dozens of regional infertility leaders in Philadelphia’s most historic neighborhood late last month for the 6th annual Jefferson Infertility Counseling Conference. RMA had a big presence at the conference, which explores the psychological, legal and ethical issues surrounding fertility care. Members of the RMA team handed… View Article


RMA First-Year Fellow Dr. Brent Hanson Awarded for Research

When the top research award is announced at the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) every year, it’s a pretty good bet an embryologist or In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) laboratory director will be called to receive the honor – fertility doctors seldom win the prize. But RMA turned heads last month in New Orleans when first-year… View Article


Dr. Shelby Neal Completes RMA Fellowship; Accepts Position in North Carolina

RMA third-year fellow Dr. Shelby Neal is going home. After three years at RMA’s Basking Ridge office as a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) fellow, during which time she handled all aspects of patient care, learned the processes of the andrology and embryology laboratories and conducted impactful infertility research, Dr. Neal is heading back to… View Article


RMA Staff Return from Reproductive Managers Meeting in Austin

A group of RMA of New Jersey staff recently returned from Austin, Texas, where they attended the annual Association of Reproductive Managers (ARM) meeting and learned about risk management, patient experience, employee retention, and even how to make your own BBQ sauce! RMA brought a small contingent of clinical and non-clinical staff to ARM, which… View Article


Philadelphia Magazine’s 2019 Top Doctors Award

Philadelphia Magazine has awarded our doctors at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Philadelphia (RMAPHL) with its 2019 Top Doctors award! The peer-nominated award represents the very best in the field of infertility throughout Southeast Pennsylvania, South Jersey, and Delaware. Dr. Arthur Castelbaum, Dr. Martin Freedman, Dr. Jaqueline Gutmann and Dr. William Schlaff were all named as… View Article


Join Dr. Kay Green’s Egg Freezing Seminar in Los Angeles

Advances in reproductive medicine like egg freezing have given women of this generation a remarkable opportunity to preserve their fertility. With the ability to freeze eggs, women are able to extend their peak fertility and place family-building on hold until they’re ready to have children. With more women pursuing their education and careers, coupled with… View Article


RMA Celebrates LGBTQ Families at ‘Night at the Pier’ Gala

As proud supporters of LGBTQ families, RMA doctors and staff were eager to put on their dancing shoes earlier this month for Night at the Pier, an annual fundraising gala organized by the Family Equality Council (FEC), the nation’s premier advocacy organization for LGBTQ family-building. The RMA network – which consists of fertility clinics in… View Article


Free Egg Freezing Seminar in Los Angeles

Curious about egg freezing? Get all your most pressing questions answered on May 30th at RMA of Southern California’s free egg freezing seminar! RMA of Southern California’s Dr. Katherine Green will explain everything there is to know about egg freezing, also known as fertility preservation. Dr. Green will go over questions like: What is egg… View Article


RMA Offers ‘Open Door’ for LGBTQ Patients

If you are a member of the LGBTQ community, you may find yourself feeling anxious at times when thinking about health care. Perhaps you had a bad experience or heard unpleasant stories and, as a result, feel uncertain about where to turn to get the right care. When it comes to fertility care, a new… View Article


RMA Lehigh Valley Presents at LGBTQ+ Family Planning Event

On Tuesday May 7th, Reproductive Medicine Associates of PA (RMA Lehigh Valley) physician Dr. Wendy J. Schillings joined a panel of experts at the Bradbury-Sullivan Center to discuss Family Planning options for the LGBTQ+ community. The event highlighted the multitude of options available when starting to plan a family, including financial and legal considerations.  Atticus… View Article


Acupuncture for Fertility – Here’s What You Need to Know

For centuries, acupuncture has been used in Eastern medicine to balance the flow of energy, known as “chi”, in one’s body. A useful method of incorporating holistic health, acupuncture has been found to alleviate pain, reduce stress, and influence reproductive health. At RMA of Southern California, we often recommend that patients complement our medical approach… View Article


RMANJ Supports Patients on Mother’s Day Weekend and Throughout the Year

On Saturday, May 11th, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) will host a pre-Mother’s Day event at its Basking Ridge location for patients who may need some extra support around this holiday, or throughout the year. Led by members of RMANJ’s clinical, wellness and mental health teams,… View Article


Does Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Cause Infertility?

Does Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Cause Infertility? If you’re wondering whether Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the reason you are struggling to conceive, the answer could be yes. PCOS is one of the most common, but treatable, causes of infertility in women. Reproductive Medicine Associates of Northern California (RMANorCal) physicians Dr. Scott Morin and Dr…. View Article


RMA Lehigh Valley Joins Leading Local Businesses at 2019 “Who’s Who” Awards

For the fourth consecutive year, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Pennsylvania (RMA Lehigh Valley) has been voted the top infertility provider in the Lehigh Valley. RMA Lehigh Valley joined fellow Lehigh Valley business leaders Wednesday, April 17 to be recognized as one of 2019’s “Who’s Who” in the Lehigh Valley, a prestigious business ranking of Lehigh… View Article


Dr. Franasiak Presents on Cancer Research at Fundraiser May 11th

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s (RMANJ) Dr. Jason Franasiak will present his latest research findings on the viability of embryos of female cancer patients at a fundraising event in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The event, “A Night Out on the Town,” to be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Hilton… View Article


Why Can’t I Get Pregnant Again? It May be Secondary Infertility

Why Can’t I Get Pregnant Again? It May be Secondary Infertility Because a woman’s fertility declines with age, sometimes it can be harder to get pregnant with a second child than it was with the first. Fertility doctors refer to this as secondary infertility: when a woman has trouble getting pregnant on her own after… View Article


IVF Clinical Trials in Los Angeles

Reproductive Medicine Associates (RMA) has been a pioneer in fertility science for decades. With an unwavering commitment to improving patient outcomes in assisted reproduction, our global network of providers and scientists consistently strive to advance the field through new research. A relentless focus on research throughout the years has allowed the RMA network of fertility… View Article


RMANJ Commentary: New Sperm Study Gives Hope to Infertile Men

Infertile men got a piece of good news earlier this month when researchers announced a new discovery: some men who had been diagnosed with infertility actually had normal, fertile sperm – in their testicles. The research found that while the ejaculated sperm of these same, infertile men was not good quality, sperm taken from their… View Article


Breaking the Silence about Infertility

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Philadelphia’s Dr. Jackie Gutmann joined a multidisciplinary panel of leaders in the fields of psychology, health care and faith at a recent event in Philadelphia for an important cause: to give hope to people of color struggling with infertility. Ending the Stigma The nationwide tour, called Breaking the Silence was sponsored… View Article


THE CALLING: DR. JASON FRANASIAK

For Jason Franasiak, lead physician at RMANJ’s Marlton clinic, reproductive endocrinology is kind of a family affair. When your father is an OB/GYN and surgeon and your mother is a labor and delivery nurse, you’d think there was some pressure to walk the well-worn path of women’s healthcare. “But there wasn’t,” said Dr. Franasiak, who… View Article

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