PCOS 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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Director, Program for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Director, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Program

Director, Menopause Program

Interim Section Chief, REI

REI Fellowship Director

Dr. Lubna Pal is the director of two clinical programs at Yale Reproductive Endocrinology: the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Program and the Menopause Program. Dedicated to helping couples conceive, Dr. Pal develops individualized treatment plans to help infertile couples overcome specific fertility-related challenges they may face. “It is a privilege to assist couples achieving healthy pregnancies,” she says.

In 1988, Dr. Pal received her MBBS from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan....

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Pinar Hatice Kodaman, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Director, Advanced Endoscopic Reproductive Surgery Program

Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Elective

Dr. Kodaman is Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Yale School of Medicine and serves as the Director of the Advanced Endoscopic Reproductive Surgery Program specializing in surgery for fibroids, endometriosis, and other female reproductive disorders. In addition to advanced endoscopic reproductive surgery, Dr. Kodaman’s interests include infertility, abnormal uterine bleeding, primary ovarian insufficiency, PCOS, and Asherman’s syndrome. Dr. Kodaman also serves as one of...

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Dorothy Greenfeld, MSW

Director, Psychological Support Services

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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Nighat Naqvi

Medical Assistant

Nighat (Nikki) Naqvi joined Yale Fertility Center in 2006 and has almost 12 years of experience in women’s health. Nikki has been a vital part of the program for PCOS from its inception; she oversees the day to day logistics of the PCOS program working closely with the patients and members of the team, and is trained to conduct resting metabolic rate assessments.

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Joanne Williams

Third Party Coordinator

Joanne Williams 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. In her role as research nurse, Joanne helps with patient and participant recruitment in ongoing research protocols, providing nursing expertise for research related procedures. In her role as research coordinator, Joanne helps negotiate the various steps that are...

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