Dmitri Dozortsev, MD, PhD, HCLD, EMB

IVF Doctor Houston

Dr. Dmitri Dozortsev - Board Certified Reproductive Laboratory Director

Dr. Dmitri Dozortsev
Board Certified Reproductive Laboratory Director

Reproductive Laboratories at the heart of the Advanced fertility Center of Texas are directed by Dr. Dmitri Dozortsev. The laboratories are accredtited by College of American Pathologist , American College of Embryology and registered with FDA.

Dr. Dozortsev received his medical degree from the Pavlov’s Medical School in St. Petersburg, Russia and became licensed as physician-surgeon in Russia in 1988. However, instead of going into medical practice, he enrolled into Ph.D. program at the Department of Embryology, Institute of Experimental Medicine (where Ivan Pavlov studied conditional reflexes) in St. Petersburg, Russia and later continued his training in the Reproductive Genetics Institute, at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago.

Dr. Dozortsev received his Ph.D. with highest honors from the University of Gent in Belgium in 1995 and served as a faculty at the Department of OB-GYN, Wayne State University from 1996 through 2004.

Dr. Dozortsev  is board certified as a High Complexity Laboratory Director in Embryology and Andrology (HCLD) by the American Board of Bioanalysis and as a an Embryologyst (EMB) by American College of Embryology.  

Dr. Dmitri Dozortsev is credited with the discovery of the mechanism of ICSI, which revolutionized infertility treatment, during his Ph.D. studies in Belgium in 1993-95. His work has contributed greatly to the consitency of fertilization using this procedure. 

Dr. Dozortsev's expertise encompasses almost 20 years in the field of human embryology. His fixation technique for preimplantation genetics diagnosis has been included by ESHRE in the “Best PGD Practice Guidelines”. He has more than 40 publications and several issued and pending patents. His research in analyzing human gametes prior to fertilization was featured in the number one scientific journal - “Nature”.

Dr. Dozortsev has consulted extensively in the United States and abroad and is serving as an ad-hock editor for Fertility and Sterility, Human Reproduction and Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. Also, he was a co-founder and the first president of American College of Embryology

Dr. Dozortsev  performs preimplantation genetic diagnosis PGD diagnosis on-site for advanced reproductive age, to screen certain genetic diseases, and for gender selection. He introduced a concept of the Same Day PGDTM, which is currently only available at our clinic. 

Dr. Dozortsev in Wayne Meidicine

Dr. Dozortsev in Detroit News and on FOX 2 TV.

Thank you letter from Harvard Medical School.  

Personal note from Robert Edwards, founder of  IVF and Nobel Prize Winner 

Dr. Dozortsev's research project is profiled in Nature, number one scientific journal in the world.


Advanced Fertility Center of Texas is a leading fertility clinic headed by Dr. Michael Allon, Dr. Dmitri Dozortsev, and Mary Turner, WHNP who provide quality treatment for our patients in the Houston and College Station, Texas area.

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