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. Our laboratories are accredited by College of American Pathologist (CAP) and the American College of Embryology, along with being registered with the FDA.
Dr. Dozortsev graduated as a physician (MD) from the Pavlov’s Medical School in St. Petersburg, Russia. However, instead of going into medical practice, he enrolled into a PhD program focused on the early development of mammals. He received a PhD in Biomedicine with the Highest Honors from the State University of Ghent in Belgium. He received his post-doctoral training in the Reproductive Genetics Institute at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in 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 the American College of Embryology.
His expertise encompasses 25 years in the field of human embryology. 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. 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 the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.
Dr. Dozortsev currently serves as a president of the American College of Embryology.
Dr. Dozortsev in Wayne Medicine.
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, the number one scientific journal in the world.
- AFCT Employeed, Houston, TXPrivate Clinical Fertility Practice at AFCTPresent
- Reproductive Genetics Institute at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, ILPost-doctoral training3/2011-2/2014
- State University of Ghent in BelgiumPhD in Biomedicine
- Pavlov’s Medical School in St. Petersburg, RussiaGraduated as a physician (MD)