Egg Donation & Gestational Surrogacy Staff

All members of our team are vital for your care and will work as a unit to make your experience a pleasant and successful one.

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Emre U Seli

Egg Donation and Gestational Surrogacy Program

Biography

Dr. Seli received his medical degree from the Istanbul Medical School in Turkey and completed his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale University. His postdoctoral training included a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility as well as a research fellowship in molecular biology, both at Yale University. His clinical practice focuses on complex cases of infertility requiring egg donation or gestational surrogacy.

Dr. Seli is the recipient of many National Institutes of...

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Pasquale Patrizio

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Director, Fertility Preservation Program

Director Yale Fertility Center

Biography

Dr. Patrizio is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale University and is the Director of the In Vitro Fertilization and Preservation Program. His clinical interests include Infertility (female and male), IVF, Egg donation and Gestational surrogacy, Preservation of fertility in Cancer patients. Among his many research interests are Whole ovary cryopreservation, Oocyte freezing, Genetics of oocytes and cumulus cells, Oocyte and Embryo competence, Isolation and freezing of male germ cells...

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Dorothy Greenfeld

Director of Psychological Support Services at the Yale Fertility Center

Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Director, Psychological Support Services

Biography

Dorothy Greenfeld, LCSW, is the Director of Psychological Support Services at the Yale Fertility Center and Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Yale University School of Medicine. She earned her Master’s in Social Work from Columbia University and is licensed by the state of Connecticut. She has counseled couples seeking parenthood through assisted reproduction in the Yale program since 1982.

Ms. Greenfeld is a founding member and former Chair of the Mental Health Professional...

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Jessica L Dorey

Registered Nurse

Biography

Jessica Dorey is a registered nurse and a graduate from The University of Connecticut. She has more than 18 years of practice at the Yale Fertility Center. Currently, she is our Gestational Carrier Coordinator, and has overseen hundreds of surrogacy and egg donation cycles during her career in Reproductive Endocrinology.

Jessica has worked with both local and internationally diverse clientele with comprehensive medical needs. Her experience and knowledge of the intricacies of fertility treatment...

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Rebecca Rodriguez

Account Assistant

Biography

Rebecca Rodriguez joined Yale Fertility Center in 2004 and has 17 years experience at Yale University. As part of the egg donation and gestational surrogacy program, she works closely with intended parents providing guidance on financial aspects of the treatment cycles.

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Lakresha Y Todd

Medical Assistant

Biography

Lakresha Todd joined Yale Fertility Center in 2000 and has 17 years experience in women’s health. As part of the egg donation and gestational surrogacy program, she works closely with egg donors and intended parents providing guidance and support throughout the screening process and the treatment cycle.

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Joanne Williams

Third Party Coordinator

Biography

Joanne Williams is a registered nurse and graduate of the University of Connecticut, School of Nursing. She joined Yale Fertility Center in 2010 as a research nurse and coordinator for the Yale PCOS program. She has 10 years of experience in research as well as 20 years of nursing experience in perinatology and pediatrics. Currently, she is our Egg Donor Coordinator, overseeing egg donation cycles.

Joanne has a long history of working with families who have very special needs, requiring care on...

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