Dr. Dmitri Dozortsev, PhD, HCLD, EMB
Director of Reproductive laboratories
At the heart of Advanced Fertility Center of Texas is our Reproductive Laboratories directed by Dr Dmitri Dozortsev. The laboratories are accredited by College of American Pathologist (CAP), American College of Embryology, and registered with the FDA.
Dr Dozortsev has graduated as a physician from the Pavlov’s Medical School in St. Petersburg, Russia, however instead of going into medical practice, he enrolled into a PhD program in early development of mammals. He received a PhD in Biomedicine with the Highest Honors from the State University of Ghent, Belgium. He received his post-doctoral training in the Reproductive Genetics Institute, at Illinois Masonic Medical Center at Chicago, IL.
Dr Dmitri Dozortsev is credited with the discovery of the mechanism of ICSI, which revolutionized infertility treatment. His work has contributed greatly to the consistency of fertilization using this procedure
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 Reproductive Embryologist (EMB) by American College of Embryology.
His expertise encompasses 25 years in the field of human embryology. Dr. Dozortsev served as an Assistant Professor with the Department of OBGYN at Wayne State University and 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. The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology included his fixation technique for preimplantation genetic diagnosis in its Best PGD Practice Guidelines.
Dr Dozortsev has consulted extensively in the United States and abroad. He is serving as an Ad-hock Editor for Fertility and Sterility, Human Reproduction, and Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.
Dr Dozortsev currently serves as a president of the American College of Embryology.
The Advanced Fertility Center of Texas (AFCT) has several fertility treatment centers located throughout Houston metropolitan area. We offer the most comprehensive list of state-of-the-art fertility services.