Zev Rosenwaks, M.D. is the Director of The Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, the world-renowned infertility clinic at New York Weill Cornell.
BA, Brooklyn College
MD, SUNY Downstate
Married to Stacy Rosenwaks
Two children - Gaelin Rosenwaks and David Rosenwaks
He is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and was appointed an endowed professorship in 1994 - the Revlon Distinguished Professor of Reproductive Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Rosenwaks is a diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and received his subspecialty certification in Reproductive Endocrinology in 1981. He is a noted world authority on reproductive endocrinology and infertility and one of the founding pioneers in the assisted reproductive technologies.
Throughout his career, Dr. Rosenwaks has been instrumental in developing new fertility-enhancing protocols and the study of advanced recombinant-derived gonadotropins to assist in producing mature, high quality sperm and eggs. The development of a highly successful egg donation program at New York Weill Cornell has made it possible to achieve pregnancies in women who have premature ovarian failure. Egg donation, first developed in the United States by Dr. Rosenwaks, has also made it possible to answer many key questions about human reproduction.
He has authored over 300 scientific papers, 58 book chapter and 6 textbooks, the latest of which is a comprehensive two-volume text, entitled "Reproductive Endocrinology, Surgery, and Technology"
Dr. Rosenwaks joined New York Weill Cornell in 1998 after working at the Jones Institute of Reproductive Medicine in Norfolk, VA.