SART Fertility Experts - Fertility and LGBTQ


In this episode, Dr. Daniel Grow interviews Dr. Mark Leondires, the founder and medical director of both the Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut and of Gay Parents To Be. Dr. Leondires is board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and serves as Chair of the ASRM’s LGBTQ Special Interest Group. He has worked with thousands of LGBTQ couples over the last 20+ years, and takes pride in leading his program to deliver compassionate and high quality care to all members of this community. His insights inspire REI physicians to treat all patients with respect and to highlight pathways to care for patients. This may be through therapeutic donor insemination or through IVF. He highlights the journey through counseling, egg or sperm selection choices, and treatment.
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SART Fertility Experts Podcast

SART Fertility Experts is an educational project of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, this series is designed to provide up to date information about a variety of topics related to fertility testing and treatment such as IVF.
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In this episode Dr. Mark Trolice speaks with Stacy Stevenson and Robert Terenzio on the infertility challenges facing the LGBTQ community.
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SART Fertility Experts - Advocacy and Reproductive Access

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SART Fertility Experts - Reproductive Challenges Facing the LGBTQ Community

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Lis Regula's Story

My name is Lis (pronounced like “Lease”) and this is the fertility story of a trans man and two time surrogate. Read the story
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