What Sets Us Apart

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Infertility specialists at University of Minnesota Physicians are physicians who are experts in the latest assisted reproductive technologies tailored to each patient’s unique fertility condition. As pioneers in infertility and leaders in promoting single-embryo transfers that improve the overall health of women and infants, UMPhysicians is nationally recognized for its low rate of high-order multiple pregnancies. Our comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach addresses both the physical and emotional needs of our patients, allowing them to fulfill their lifelong dream of creating a family.

Distinguishing facts

  • First program to offer in vitro fertilization in Minnesota
  • Providers have additional fellowship training in reproductive surgery and medical endocrinology
  • All aspects of assisted reproductive technologies offered, including in vitro fertilization, intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), gamete and embryo cryopreservation, donor oocyte and gestational carrier therapy

Academic medicine

  • Board-certified, high-complexity embryologist on staff who has served on national and international bodies responsible for establishing laboratory standards, including the World Health Organization
  • Providers have served as national committee chairs that have established practice guidelines in the field of reproductive medicine
  • “Infertility Counseling: A Comprehensive Handbook for Clinicians” co-edited by faculty member is considered the most thorough and extensive book for clinicians in the field of infertility counseling


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Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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