Pasquale Patrizio MD, MBE, HCLD
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Director, Yale Fertility Program; Director, Fertility Preservation Program
Dr. Patrizio is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale University and is the Director of Yale Fertility Center, 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 and Ethical issues in assisted reproduction.
Dr. Pasquale Patrizio received his medical training at the Universita' Studi Napoli Federico II and his Masters in Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his Residency in OB/GYN-Reproductive Endocrinology at the Universita' Studi Napoli Federico II and completed also a Residency in Andrology-Male Reproduction at the Universita' Studi in Pisa, Italy. In the United States, he completed a Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Patrizio is Board Certified in OB/GYN, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Andrology and has published more than 400 scientific papers and an Atlas textbook for assisted reproduction. He is on the editorial board of many journals and has lectured worldwide on many areas of reproductive medicine.
- Vice President, International Society Fertility Preservation
United States (2013 - 2015)
Coordinate activities (conferences, protocols for fertility preservation, tutoring, etc) with international colleagues across continents
- President, Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells Biology
United States (2013 - 2015)
Organize and supervise seminars, lectures and coordinate research projects for the special interest group of the american society of Reproductive Medicine
- Board member Friends of Low cost IVF
Mexico (2011 - 2016)
International organization to provide (pro bono) assistance for reproduction to underdeveloped countries
- Assisted Reproduction and Italian law 40
Rome, Italy (2009 - 2009)
In an address to the Italian Parliament, Dr. Patrizio provided statistics showing that a 2004 Italian law that restricts in-vitro fertilization (IVF) practices is resulting in fewer pregnancies and higher rates of multiple births.
- Genetic Markers for Eggs' Developmental Capacity
United Kingdom (2008)
Collaborates with Dagan Wells of Oxford University in a study aimed at identifying the reason that so few human eggs harvested during in vitro fertilization result in pregnancies. The study focuses on differences in gene activity among eggs at different stages of maturity.
Education & Training
- University of Naples, Italy (1983)
- Post Doctoral
- University of Pennsylvania, Bioethics
- Universita' Studi Napoli Federico II, OB/GYN-Reproductive Endocrinology
- University of California, Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Universita'Studi Pisa,Italy, Andrology-Male Reproduction
- University of California, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Honors & Recognition
- Star physician award
- Top NY doctors and Most Compassionate
- Top 1% Reproductive Endocrinologist in USA
US World News Report (2013)
- Best Doctors in USA
Castle Connolly (2013)
- Service award (20 years) and Star Award
- Co-Chair and Vice President, Special interest group Regenerative Medicine (10/20/2012 - 10/21/2012)
- committee member, ESCRO (07/01/2007 - 06/30/2014)