Dr. Bonnie Patel is a Board Certified Specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at ACRM. Dr. Patel came to ACRM from Wake Forest University where she had been a practicing Reproductive Endocrinologist since 2012.
Dr. Patel completed her Fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Case Western Reserve University in 2015. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from University of Georgia in 2004, graduating summa cum laude with Highest Honors. She then completed her Medical Degree at The Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine in Augusta, GA in 2008. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine at Greenville Memorial Hospital, where she was elected by faculty and peers to serve as chief resident from 2011-2012. During residency, she was the recipient of the Thompson B. Gailey award for highest CREOG scores.
In addition to being a practicing Reproductive Endocrinologist at Wake Forest Baptist Health, Dr Patel also served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wake Forest University.
Dr. Bonnie Patel's clinical interests include oncofertility, assisted reproduction and minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Patel is a member of American Society of Reproductive Medicine, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists.
Dr. Bonnie Patel stated:“It is such a blessing to be able to help someone who has been struggling with infertility to finally achieve a pregnancy. I am looking forward to meeting new patients and helping them achieve their dreams of building a family.”
Robin H. Fogle, M.D., fertility specialist in Atlanta, GA, joined Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine in the Fall of 2007 after completing her fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, under the instruction of Richard J. Paulson, MD.
Dr. Fogle earned her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering Summa Cum Laude from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. She then received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, where she was awarded the prestigious Janet Glasgow citation for academic distinction.
Dr. Fogle completed her residency at Emory University School of Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Atlanta, Georgia, where her faculty and peers elected her to serve as chief resident from 1999-2000.
As a Georgia reproductive specialist, Dr. Fogle's clinical interests include in vitro fertilization, polycystic ovarian syndrome, premature ovarian failure, and reproductive surgery. Her research interests center around uterine receptivity and embryo implantation, especially in donor IVF and gestational carriers. Dr. Fogle is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, and is on the executive board for the Georgia Obstetrics and Gynecology Society.
Dr. Fogle has received several awards for her research as a fertility specialist, including the Menopause Research Award and Val Davajan Fellow Award from the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society. Additionally, she has authored several peer-reviewed manuscripts in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility.
A native of Texas, Dr. Fogle's interests outside of medicine include spending time with her family, jogging and ballet. She is married to Evander F. Fogle, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon with Resurgens Orthopaedics, in Atlanta. They have three sons.
Medical Director, Emory Reproductive Center
Associate Professor, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Clinical Director, Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART)
Guest Researcher, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jennifer F. Kawwass, MD, joined the Emory Reproductive Center as an Assistant Professor in August of 2014. She is a native of Virginia Beach, VA where she was valedictorian of her graduating class at Norfolk Academy. She then went on to play Division I Field Hockey at Davidson College in Davidson, NC where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BS degree in Biology. She returned to her home state to complete medical school at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville where she received the Medical Alumni Association Outstanding Student Award. In 2007, she moved to Atlanta for her Ob/Gyn residency at Emory University during which time she received numerous teaching, surgical, and research awards and was elected by her faculty and peers as an Administrative Chief Resident. She chose to stay at Emory as a Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and received awards for her thesis research project, which she completed in partnership with the CDC, where she remains a Guest Researcher. Dr. Kawwass is also the recipient of a national NIH / ASRM research training grant and of grant funding from the CDC.
Dr. Kawwass chose to join the Emory faculty because she genuinely believes that the Emory Reproductive Center offers exceptional evidence-based fertility care. She is committed to individualizing and optimizing care for each of her patients. She appreciates the emotional investment that goes along with fertility treatment and is dedicated to making the journey toward parenthood as smooth as possible for them. Dr. Kawwass is particularly interested in infertility, in vitro fertilization, functional hypothalamic amenorrhea, third party reproduction, and fertility preservation (oocyte cryopreservation).
As a Guest Researcher at the CDC, Dr. Kawwass is also a member of the National ART Surveillance Team. A few of her recent contributions to the literature include publications in Obstetrics and Gynecology (tubal factor infertility and perinatal outcomes, monozygotic twinning among ART-conceived infants), Fertility and Sterility (assisted hatching trends and outcomes), and JAMA (donor oocyte trends and predictors of good perinatal outcomes, safety of ART in the US, and ICSI trends and outcomes). Her publications have received national press, including interviews by the Associated Press and USA today.
Dr. Kawwass is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is fluent in English and French, medical Spanish, and conversational Lebanese Arabic. Dr. Kawwass’ interests outside of medicine include distance running, foreign travel, and spending time at the beach. She and her husband, Peter Thompson, MD a Plastic Surgery Fellow at Emory, enjoy spending time with their two children.
Dr. Perloe earned his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University, Hershey Medical Center, and served his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Perloe completed his fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Minnesota and is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
As Medical Director of GRS, Dr. Perloe has extensive experience treating conditions related to infertility including polycystic ovary syndrome, recurrent pregnancy loss, menstrual disorders, fibroids, male fertility problems and endocrine and other reproductive health problems. His patients have access to the latest in vitro fertilization techniques including fertility preservation, the use of donor eggs, donor sperm, and gestational surrogacy.
Dr. Perloe has served as principal investigator in numerous reproductive health research studies including innovative IVF treatments, ovulation induction, polycystic ovary syndrome as well as investigational medications for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction. He presently serves on the advisory board of the journal Fertility and Sterility. He has published research in medical journals including Human Reproduction, Fertility and Sterility, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Southern Medical Journal, and the International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 1986, he co-authored Miracle Babies and Other Happy Endings for Couples with Fertility Problems. Dr. Perloe is the creator of IVF.com and is a frequent speaker at community and professional educational seminars. He blogs regularly on Facebook.com/GRSIVF and has created a YouTube PCOS Awareness Channel at http://bit.ly/GRS_PCOS.
He has served as consultant and a task force member to the Women's Initiative of the American International Health Association and was active in establishing the first approved endoscopy-training center in the former Soviet Union at the Russian National Institute of Women's Health. Dr. Perloe is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the Georgia GYN/OB Society and has served as an advisory board member for INCIID, PCOSupport, OBGYN.net and the Endometriosis Association.
He is married, has two children and serves on the board of a local theatre. He also enjoys playing with computers, sailing, traveling and cooking.
Jessica R. Rubin, MD MSCI, returned to her hometown of Atlanta to join the RBA team of physicians in 2018. She received her B.S. degrees in Science, Technology and Society as well as Hispanic Studies at Vassar College. Dr. Rubin earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. Motivated by her interest in women’s health, she completed a four-year residency at Emory University and is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her residency training reinforced her passion for helping couples with reproductive struggles.
Dr. Rubin’s primary clinical interests include fertility preservation, in vitro fertilization, polycystic ovarian syndrome, third party reproduction, and diminished ovarian reserve. Additionally, Dr. Rubin focuses on fertility preservation for women before and after cancer therapy. She is a passionate patient advocate who is dedicated to providing a high-quality, individualized approach to fertility medicine.
Dr. Scheiber graduated with distinction from Stanford University, received his MD from the University of California at San Francisco, and completed his residency in OB/GYN at the University of California at San Diego.
He completed his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Cincinnati and holds graduate degrees in both Public Health and Health & Medical Sciences from the University of California at Berkeley.
Dr. Scheiber is board-certified in both OB/GYN and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Scheiber is Director of Reproductive Research and Co-Director of the IVF program at IRH. He is also a Volunteer Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine.
In addition to performing laparoscopic laser, robotic, and pelvic reconstructive surgery, Dr. Scheiber has conducted research and has special interests in embryo development, ovarian stimulation, and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Dr. Scheiber lives in Cincinnati with his wife and three daughters.
Daniel B. Shapiro, M.D. joined Reproductive Biology Associates in 1995. A native of Miami, Florida, he graduated Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He then went on to medical school at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and it was during this training that Dr. Shapiro first became interested in reproductive medicine by doing a research project with RBA in 1987.
Dr. Shapiro completed fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in 1995. Since graduating from fellowship, he has authored and/or co-authored over 50 scientific papers. He is an invited speaker on a number of topics in reproductive medicine and was recently faculty for a post-graduate course at ASRM. He is nationally and internationally known for his work with GnRH antagonists in IVF treatment and has consulted with other practices regarding the efficient use of these drugs.
With the advances made in egg freezing by RBA's lab, under Dr. Peter Nagy, Dr. Shapiro led the effort to establish a working clinical model for RBA's egg bank. Since the opening of the frozen egg bank for egg donation in 2007, Dr. Shapiro has acted as its clinical manager. Prior to this and currently, Dr. Shapiro also serves as RBA's medical director. In addition to his work in ovulation induction for IVF, Dr. Shapiro has interest in the management of PCOS, endometriosis and reproductive surgery.
Dr. Shapiro is board-certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility. He is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), and the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists.
Dr. Shapiro is married with three children. In his spare time he enjoys water sports, skiing, Scrabble with his children, and playing bit parts in community theater.
Dr. Spencer is the director of the Reproductive Endocrinology Division and Fellowship in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Emory University. She attended the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University in Israel and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She then completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and a Masters in Clinical Research at Emory before joining the faculty in 2008. She is board-certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Her research interests include premature ovarian insufficiency in girls and women with Classic Galactosemia, Fragile X premutation and in cancer survivors. She sees patients at the Emory Reproductive Center who need help getting pregnant or would benefit from advanced reproductive technologies including intrauterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization (IVF) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD).
Natalie Stentz, M.D. M.S.C.E., earned her medical degree and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan. She then went on to complete a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Pennsylvania where she also earned her Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology. Dr. Stentz has received several academic and clinical honors, including the Giambalvo Award for the Advancement of Women from the American Medical Association and the Making a Difference Clinical Award – a distinction awarded by patients to employees of the University of Michigan Health System for making a difference in their care.
Dr. Stentz is passionate about evidence-based care and has made important contributions to the field of reproductive endocrinology in her research on the associations between infertility, stress, inflammation, and lifelong health. She was invited to present her research in the prize paper competition at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and has numerous publications. Dr. Stentz is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and the Norman F. Miller Gynecologic Society. She is a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and is a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Stentz is thrilled to be working with the Jewish Fertility Foundation and have the opportunity to work with the community and help couples learn more about fertility and achieve the families they have always wanted.
Pavna K. Brahma, M.D., FACOG, is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist. She earned her medical degree and completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Brahma completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Emory University. During fellowship, her research in reproductive immunology was awarded a Prize Paper award at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) national meeting. Her fellowship thesis on the regulation of inflammation in adipose tissue was awarded the Basic Science
Research award by Emory’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Brahma has practiced in Atlanta for over 10 years and has experience in assisted reproductive technologies and advanced reproductive procedures. Her clinical interests include optimizing outcomes in patients with diminished ovarian reserve, advances in vitro fertilization, recurrent pregnancy loss, fertility preservation, and polycystic ovary syndrome. Dr. Brahma has produced several publications and research presentations in the fields of endocrinology, infertility, and reproductive immunology.
She is a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Brahma is passionate about advancements in women’s health, and she is an appointed member of the Women in Healthcare Board of the Atlanta Women’s Foundation. Dr. Brahma’s most precious professional accomplishments are the awards she has received for patient care. She is married to Barun Brahma, M.D., a pediatric neurosurgeon at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and they have two children. She enjoys international travel, yoga and flower arranging in her free time.