Our Physicians

Robert Boostanfar, MD, FACOG

Dr. Boostanfar received his medical degree from the University of Southern California in 1995. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1999 and his fellowship in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in 2002 at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles County Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Boostanfar currently sees patients in the Encino and Westlake Village offices. Some of his areas of interest include assisted reproductive technologies and oocyte donation in women of advanced reproductive age, selective estrogen receptor modulator effects on infertility and extended release gonadotropin therapy for controlled ovarian hyperstimulation.

Dr. Boostanfar is considered a leading practioner both nationally and internationally and is highly sought after by the media. He has made multiple television appearances including Good Morning America, CNN, The Learning Channel as the resident doctor on “The Little Couple”, KTLA, CBS and has been featured in People Magazine. Dr. Boostanfar has received numerous awards including Top Docs Los Angeles, Vitals.com’s Patients’ Choice Award as well as Vitals.com’s Compassionate Doctor Recognition.

Dr. Boostanfar has also been published in many publications and has given presentations on his studies in the US, Canada and Italy. He has an esteemed international reputation, giving lectures throughout the world on his cutting edge research in new fertility medication protocols by which a single injection can stimulate a woman for IVF for 7 days or more. He recently was a principal investigator in the largest randomized control trial ever published for In Vitro Fertilization in the journal of Human Reproduction.

In addition to his high success rates, Dr. Boostanfar’s patients recognize him as compassionate, dedicated and knowledgeable.

 

Mickey Coffler, MD, FACOG

Dr. Coffler, a doctor at HRC Fertility, specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology.  He graduated both Suma Cum Laude with a B.S. and Cum Laude with an M.D. from the Israel Institute of Technology/The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rambam Medical Center in Haifa, Israel and Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Clinic foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Coffler finished his Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of California San Diego.

Dr. Coffler has been honored with numerous awards including the President’s Award for Excellence in Medical Studies, Technion Israel Institute of Technology (1985 – 1988); Department of OB/GYN Award for Excellence in Academics, Metrohealth Medical Center (2002 – 2004), and the Mortimer Rosen Award, Cleveland OB/GYN Society (2003 – 2004).

After finishing his fellowship in 2007, Dr. Coffler joined HRC Fertility as a practicing physician.  In addition to his practice, Dr. Coffler has held numerous teaching positions in prestigious academic institutions, including University of California San Diego, Rambam Medical Center, MetroHealth Medical Center.  He currently holds the position of Clinical Instructor, University of California San Diego.

A highly-trained and sought after reproductive endocrinologist, Dr. Coffler has published various articles in top medical journals, abstracts and book chapters.  Most recently, he contributed to an article published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

 

Michael Feinman, MD, FACOG

Dr. Feinman received his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine in 1980. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Sloane Hospital for Women, Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital of New York, in 1984 and his fellowship in REI at the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. One of Dr. Feinman’s many accomplishments include the establishment of the IVF program at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NY where his team performed the first vaginal ultrasound guided egg retrieval in New York and created one of the first successful egg donor programs in the world.

Dr. Feinman’s many areas of interest include: third-Party Parenting, with local and national patients, minimal-stimulation and natural cycle IVF for poor prognosis patients, and strategies for minimizing multiple pregnancies.

 

Jane Frederick, MD, FACOG

Dr Frederick has been practicing in California since 1990. She is a highly sought after specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.  Dr. Frederick is the Medical Director of HRC Fertility in Orange County, where she developed a diverse clinical practice in reproductive surgery, IVF, and the genetic screening of embryos.  She is board certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility and Obstetrics/Gynecology from the University of Southern California. Patients come from all over the world to her clinics in Newport Beach and Laguna Hills.

A renowned and highly sought after speaker, Dr. Frederick has educated medical colleagues in the area of fertility preservation, and age and reproductive issues with numerous publications.  She has held many posts with organizations active in the advancement of reproductive medicine including the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (Past President), and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.  In addition, Dr. Frederick has received a variety of honors for her outstanding work in the field including Distinguished Service to PCRS 2006, Castle Connoly Top Doctor 2009, Orange Coast Top Doctor 2009, and Top Doc Los Angeles 2011.

Dr. Frederick provides state-of-the-art treatment with a great deal of personal attention and care to her patients.  She has helped thousands of individuals worldwide, including some of the most difficult infertility cases, achieve their dream of having children.

 

Bradford Kolb, MD, FACOG

Dr. Kolb received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of California, Irvine. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University and his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at the University of Southern California, receiving board certification in both fields.

Dr Kolb currently holds the position of Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Of Southern California School of Medicine.  In his practice at HRC Fertility where he serves as the Medical Director, Dr Kolb specializes in the care of complex fertility problems.  Under his guidance, he has helped improve HRC’s donor pregnancy rate to over 70% per embryo transfer just in 2010 alone.

He is nationally and internationally known for his expertise in complex reproductive matters and is one of the largest providers of egg donation and surrogacy in the United States with patients traveling from more than 30 countries in 2011 alone.  His practice is known for helping to develop and implementing cutting edge technologies in the genetic screening of embryos, the development of new laboratory technologies and the development of highly efficient treatment.   He is known for not only his high success rates but his patients are also impressed with his warm bedside manner, compassion and dedication.

Dr. Kolb’s philosophy is to deliver the best possible care to each patient in a compassionate and individualized manner.  Most impressive is his passion for treating each patient personally throughout their entire course of treatment.  As a result, he has become a magnet for those seeking personalized advanced reproductive care.

 

Jeffrey Nelson, DO, FACOOG

Dr. Nelson received his medical degree from North Texas State University Medical Health Science Center in Ft. Worth, Texas.  He decided to attend an osteopathic medical school because he wanted not only comprehensive medical training but a holistic approach to patient care.  His medical school is consistently ranked as one of the top 50 medical schools in the country.

After finishing his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Nelson completed his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.  He received his board certification in 1998.

Dr. Nelson joined HRC Fertility (previously Huntington Reproductive Center) in 1992 and is the longest physician staff member at HRC. He has helped guide the center into becoming one of the leading providers of advanced reproductive care in the United States.

Dr. Nelson’s research interests include all aspects of reproductive care including in vitro fertilization, male factor infertility, oocyte cryopreservation, oocyte donation, and gestational surrogacy.  He is also involved in the constantly evolving cutting edge field of reproductive genetics, including preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and preimplantation genetic screening (PGS).   Dr. Nelson has been recognized regionally and nationally, through various awards, for his work and contribution to the field of reproductive medicine.

Dr. Nelson is known for his compassionate unrushed approach to patient care.  He understands the physical, financial, and emotional toll that is experienced by infertility patients.  In an effort to create a positive environment for his patients, Dr. Nelson takes all the time necessary to educate them regarding the cause of their infertility, presents them with the variety of treatment options available, and then together they craft an individualized treatment plan based upon their specific needs.

 

John M. Norian, MD FACOG

John M. Norian, MD FACOG received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons, completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine program in New York and his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. He is a board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility and also Obstetrics and Gynecology.  He prides himself on providing compassionate individualized patient-centered care.

Dr. Norian has authored over 25 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters focusing on reproductive biology and infertility. He has earned numerous distinctions and awards throughout his career. Several of his often cited articles have helped to broaden our scientific understanding and have guided clinical care. He is passionate about helping women and men achieve their goals of family building. His expertise includes IVF, IVF with donor oocytes, and gestational surrogacy.

When in fellowship at the NIH, Dr. Norian was a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Public Health Service and had the privilege of providing care for military families. He is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He is a member of the Cade Foundation’s Advisory Council which supports families battling infertility.

Dr. Norian is fluent in medical Spanish and his interests include long distance running, reading and enjoying time in the outdoors with his family.

 

Alison Peck, M.D, FACOG

Southern California native and practicing since 2006, Alison Peck, M.D, F.A.C.O.G. is board certified in both obstetrics/gynecology and reproductive endocrinology/infertility (REI). Dr. Peck is also fluent in Spanish and Hebrew and has a special interest in Genetic Screening of Embryos in Assisted Reproductive Technology and Fertility Preservation in Young Reproductive Age Women.

Valedictorian of William Howard Taft High School in Woodland Hills, Dr. Peck also graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Peck completed her specialty training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Southern California and her fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York.

Practicing at HRC Fertility’s Encino and West Los Angeles offices, Dr. Peck has been published in many publications and is active in well-known professional organizations, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecology, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, as well as the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

 

Daniel Potter, MD, FACOG

Dr. Potter received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Southern California. He completed his residency at LAC/USC Women’s Hospital in 1995 and fellowship at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in 1997. He is Board Certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility and Obstetrics/Gynecology.

Dr. Potter began practicing in Orange County, California in 1997. His practice is devoted solely to helping couples conquer infertility and other reproductive problems. In addition to serving as Partner and Medical Director of HRC Fertility, Dr. Potter is also Medical Director of MicroSort West, the world’s second preconception gender determination laboratory, laboratory Director for Gene Security Network and Medical Director at California Stem Cell.

A highly sought after speaker, Dr. Potter actively conducts research and publishes scientific articles on various aspects of reproductive medicine. He has presented his research throughout the United States and Europe.  His current research involves the development of microarray-based pre-implantation genetic diagnosis to improve IVF outcomes.  He is often sought out as an expert by media outlets including the CBS Evening News and 48 Hours.  Dr. potter is also co-author of the popular book What To Do When You Can’t Get Pregnant.

Distinguished professional organizations often recognize Dr. Potter for his talent as a fertility specialist. Since 2005, he has been included in the Consumer Research Council of America’s list of Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists in America. Dr. Potter’s honors also include the American Fertility Association Family Builder Award 2006; the Orange County Medical Association’s Physician of Excellence Award 2009; Top Doctor, Orange Coast Magazine 2010; Top Doctor, Los Angeles Magazine 2011 and Superdoctors.com 2011 Superdoctor Award.

 

David Tourgeman, MD, FACOG

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David Tourgeman graduated medical school from the University of Southern California in 1994. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1998 and his fellowship in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in 2001 at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles County Women’s and Children’s Hospital. After his fellowship, Dr. Tourgeman stayed at USC as faculty and became an assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. After teaching for five years, Dr. Tourgeman began working with HRC Fertility (then Huntington Reproductive Center) in 2005. Dr. Tourgeman currently sees patients in HRC’s Encino and West Los Angeles offices and specializes in the care of complex fertility problems at HRC Fertility.

Doctor Tourgeman’s areas of interest and studies include assisted reproductive technologies and oocyte donation in women of advanced reproductive age, alternatives for enhancing embryo implantation, advanced reproductive fertility surgery, evaluation of ovulation induction agents, and vaginal hormone administration. Dr. Tourgeman is highly regarded by his patients as educational and informative. Additionally, he is very approachable, caring, and compassionate about his patients and his work.

 

John Wilcox, MD, FACOG

Dr. Wilcox received his medical degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.  He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles County Women’s and Children’s Hospital.  After completing his fellowship training, Doctor Wilcox joined Huntington Reproductive Center (HRC Fertility) in 1996 and became a partner in 1998.

Dr. Wilcox continued teaching at the University of Southern California Los Angeles Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Western University of Health Sciences.  He has received many awards including the IAHCP Leading Physicians of the World Award, Top Docs Los Angeles, America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists Awards, and resident teaching and research awards including; Searle Pharmaceutical Outstanding Teacher Award and Ortho Pharmaceutical Uwe Goebelsmann MD., Memorial Resident Research Award.  Dr. Wilcox has consulted for numerous companies including Ferring Pharmaceutical, Merck, and Columbia Laboratories.

Dr. Wilcox’s research interest includes all aspects of reproductive health including: in vitro fertilization, cryopreservation, egg reserve, menopause, cardioprotective benefits of estrogen and GrRh antagonist. A highly sought after speaker, Dr. Wilcox has authored and submitted dozens of abstracts while presenting his data at international and national meetings.

Dr. Wilcox maintains a large clinical practice in Pasadena at the HRC Fertility and is double boarded in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology.  He has been the managing partner at HRC for over 10 years and helped it to become one of the largest centers of advanced reproductive treatment in the Western United States.

Dr. Wilcox is recognized for his meticulous approach…highest pregnancy rates, achieving success rates over 70% with PGS.