Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine
Associate Attending Obstetrician/Gynecologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
“At CRM, we spend the time necessary with each patient to create an individualized course of treatment. This attention to the individual is a central reason for our outstanding success rates, and an important advantage for our patients.”
Dr. Steven D. Spandorfer is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at The Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine (CRM) of Weill Cornell Medical College. A renowned reproductive medicine specialist, he is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Dr. Spandorfer earned his undergraduate degree from Emory University in 1984 and his M.D. in 1988, graduating as a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha, respectively. He completed his internship at the Portsmouth Naval Academy in Virginia, and his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania. After his fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at CRM, he joined the Center’s faculty in 1998. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, The Endocrine Society and The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology.
Dr. Spandorfer offers comprehensive treatment of all reproductive disorders. In addition to his expertise in in vitro fertilization, ovulation induction and other advanced assisted reproductive technologies, he is a skilled laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgeon.
Dr. Spandorfer is the Clinical Coordinator of the Autologous Endometrial Coculture Program at CRM. He has published research demonstrating that the use of endometrial coculture aids embryo maturation and improves the IVF success rates of patients with poor embryo quality or previous, failed IVF cycles.
He has presented more than 100 abstracts at national and international medical meetings on a range of research topics in reproductive medicine and infertility. He has also authored many articles on important topics in patient care and research for leading medical publications, including groundbreaking articles demonstrating that the use of endometrial coculture aids embryo maturation and improves the IVF success rates of patients with poor embryo quality or previous, failed IVF cycles. His current research interests include autologous endometrial coculture, embryo implantation, multiple failed IVF cycles and uterine and endometrial development.
Dr. Spandorfer sees patients in CRM's main office on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Please call (646) 962-3638 for more information or to schedule an appointment.