Pasquale Patrizio MD, MBE, HCLD

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Director, Fertility Preservation Program; Director Yale Fertility Center

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Program for Biomedical EthicsLaw & Bioethics

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Fertilization and Embryogenesis

Cancer Center, Yale: Developmental Therapeutics

Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility: Yale Fertility Center; In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Program; Male Fertility Program; Third Party Reproduction Program; Fertility Center - Egg Donation

Research Interests

Fertility and Infertility; Cryopreservation; Oocyte biology; Embryonic competence more...


  • M.D., University of Naples, Italy, 1983

Selected Publications

  • Johnston J, Gusmano MK, Patrizio P. Multiple births following fertility treatments: causes, consequences and opportunities for changes. Fertil Steril 102 (1): 36-39, 2014
  • Levi Setti PE, Porcu E, Patrizio P,Vigiliano V, De Luca R, D’Aloja P, Bolli S, Spoletini R, Scaravelli G. Human oocyte cryopreservation with slow freezing vs. vitrification: The National Italian Registry data 2007–2011. Fertil Steril 102 (1): 90-95, 2014
  • Davila A and Patrizio P. Reproductive outcomes in patients with male infertility due to Klinefelter’s syndrome, Kartagener´s syndrome, Round–Head sperm, Dysplasia Fibrous Sheath and “Stump” tail sperm: An updated literature review. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 25(3): 229-46, 2013



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