Jeffrey R. Nelson, DO

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Jeffrey R. Nelson, DO, FACOOG

What is a DO, or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine?

Many patients are confused by Dr. Jeffrey Nelson’s Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) designation, one that requires the same amount of medical training as an MD but actually goes beyond conventional training. Click here for Dr. Nelson’s more complete explanation.

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EducationDr. Jeffrey Nelson - HRC Fertility Pasadena

Undergraduate: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Medical School: North Texas State University Medical Health Science Center,
Fort Worth
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Riverside Osteopathic Hospital, Trenton, Michigan
Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Philadelphia Fertility Institute and Pennsylvania Hospital

Board Certification
American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations
Glendale Adventist Medical Center
Huntington Memorial Hospital
Methodist Hospital

Professional Organizations
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists                                   
Fellow, American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Osteopathic Association 
American Society of Reproductive Medicine     
Pacific Coast Reproductive Society
Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology
Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Areas of Research and Publication
Dr. Nelson's research interests include all aspects of reproductive medicine including:
Optimization of pregnancy rates through individualization of IVF treatment protocols
Advanced reproductive technologies and extended culture of human blastocysts, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), and blastocyst transfer 
Third party reproductive solutions, including egg donation for women of advanced maternal age, gestational surrogacy, and embryo donation
Fertility preservation through sperm banking as well as ovarian stimulation followed by oocyte cryopreservation and storage   
Gender selection
Dr. Nelson co-authored one of the largest clinically relevant studies determining optimal ovarian stimulation protocols for IVF.
Dr. Nelson has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and has presented his findings at professional conferences which have included both national and interntaional audiences.
Dr. Nelson is the longest standing member of HRC Fertility, having joined the practice in 1992.
For the past two decades he has delivered comprehensive personalized care to fertility patients all over the world. 

Languages Spoken

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Practicing Location

Pasadena Fertility Clinic


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