Daniel J. Kaser
Palo Alto, CASan Francisco, CA
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“My goal is to help my patients, regardless of barrier, become parents, in the most compassionate, evidence-based, and personalized manner possible."
Dr. Daniel Kaser is a board-certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility physician who specializes in third-party reproduction (donor egg, sperm and embryo, and gestational surrogacy), fertility preservation, diminished ovarian reserve, recurrent pregnancy loss, and care of the LGBTQ+ patient. He received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School and completed internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harvard Medical School in the Brigham and Women’s / Massachusetts General Hospital Integrated Residency Program, where he served as the Teaching Chief Resident. Dr. Kaser then continued sub-specialty training at Harvard Medical School as a Clinical Instructor and Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Center for Infertility and Reproductive Surgery. Following fellowship, Dr. Kaser joined RMA New Jersey as an attending physician and Director of Third-Party Reproduction, where he practiced for three years. He now leads the third-party and LGBTQ+ team at RMA Northern California in San Francisco. He is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
Dr. Kaser has been recognized with numerous awards for his clinical and surgical expertise, including the Barry D. Smith Award for excellence in OB/GYN; the Rolf C. Syvertson Fellow Award for “breadth of human concern, selfless mentoring, and a deep love of medicine;” the Mosenthal Surgical Society Award for achievement in surgery; and The Good Physician Award for “best exemplifying the personal and intangible qualities of the good physician” selected by his peers. During postdoctoral training, Dr. Kaser was voted outstanding teacher of medical students and residents for four consecutive years. In 2014 his basic research work in the IVF laboratory was awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Foundation for Embryonic Competence and later recognized with the ASRM Scientific Prize paper in 2016 and the SRBT Clinical Science award in 2017. He has been invited to speak both nationally and internationally and is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications, chapters, videos, and abstracts. Dr. Kaser serves on the Editorial Board for Fertility and Sterility, is an Ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Human Reproduction, and Reproductive BioMedicine Online, and previously worked as a consultant for the World Health Organization (WHO) as a member of the Expert Working Group for Assisted Reproductive Technologies.
“My goal is to help my patients, regardless of barrier, become parents, in the most compassionate, evidence-based, and personalized manner possible,” says Dr. Kaser.
Dr. Kaser’s areas of specialty include third-party reproduction, care of the LGBT patient, elective and medically-indicated fertility preservation, diminished ovarian reserve and recurrent pregnancy loss. His research interests include oocyte and embryo cryopreservation, methods to evaluate embryo competence including comprehensive chromosome screening (CCS), and maternal and neonatal outcomes following assisted reproduction. He is trained in advanced minimally invasive reproductive surgery, including robotic procedures.
- Research grant recipient from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) & the Foundation for Embryonic Competence (FEC), 2014-2016
- Outstanding Fellow Teacher Award, Harvard OB/GYN Residents, 2013-2016
- Outstanding Resident Teacher Award, Harvard Medical Students, 2012
- Serves on the Editorial Board of Fertility & Sterility
- Ad hoc Reviewer for the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Human Reproduction and Reproductive BioMedicine Online
- Consultant for the World Health Organization (WHO), member of Expert Working Group for Assisted Reproductive Technologies
- SART Representative – ASRM Content Review Committee
- Specializes in diminished ovarian reserve, recurrent pregnancy loss, third-party reproduction, care of the LGBT patient, and elective and medically-indicated fertility preservation