Harry Fisch, M.D.Board Certified Urologist Director of The Male Reproductive Center
Dr. Harry Fisch is a board certified urologist at Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork Presbyterian Hospital and the Director of The Male Reproductive Center. He is one of the nation’s leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of men’s health issues aswell as sexuality and fertility problems in couples. Internationally renowned, he has pioneered microsurgical techniques for disorders associated with male infertility such as vasectomy reversal and varicocele repair. He has been named as one of the ” Best Doctors in America” and “New York Magazine Top Doctors” for the past 9 years. He regularly appears on The Dr. Oz Show as a medical expert on Men’s Health
Angela Cifone, Ph.D.Reproductive Psychology
Angela Cifone, PhD. is a Columbia University trained clinical psychologist who completed two additional years of post-doctoral training in couple and family therapy at the Post Graduate Center for Mental Health. She specializes in all emotional aspects of infertility, providing psychological counseling and treatment to individuals and couples struggling with the dilemmas infertility, including all aspects of ART, oocyte and sperm donation as well as the evaluation of donors and gestation carriers.
She is a former member of the Executive Board of RESOLVE, NYC, and served as the Outreach Coordinator providing workshops and conferences where she has also been a guest speaker. She has spoken on various aspects of infertility including donor conception. She has been a member of the Mental Health Professional Group of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and is on the Affiliate Staff Member of the Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Psychiatry in New York City. Dr. Cifone maintains a private practice in Manhattan.
Greta Hanna, M.D.Head of the Anesthesia Group
Dr. Greta Hanna has been the head of the anesthesia group at the NYFI since 1993. Dr Hanna received her M.B., B.C.H., degree from Cairo University School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt in 1962. Her Internship in Anesthesiology was at Chase –Farm Medical Center in Middlesex, UK. Afterwards, she completed her Residency in Anesthesiology at University of London, Middlesex, UK in 1973. She was a Senior Resident in Anesthesiology in University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1976. Dr Hanna finished a Fellowship in Advanced Anesthesiology techniques at the New York Hospital for Joint Disease in 1978. Dr. Hanna is a member of the American Society for Anesthesiology, and has served in the tri-state area for the past 25 years as one of the most experienced office anesthesiologists.
Angela Le L.Ac., FABORMIntegrative Reproductive Health
Angela Le is a leading integrative reproductive health expert and one of the first acupuncturists in the country to focus exclusively on infertility. She is respected and trusted by leading reproductive endocrinologists for her remarkable clinical success with helping women to conceive for over 15 years. Angela is licensed in New York, California and in Rhode Island as a Doctor of Acupuncture, as well as certified by the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM). She works closely with the New York Fertility Institute to provide patients with a holistic perspective and to create a personalized experience directed at the best possible conditions for conception.
Eli Lizza, M.D.Male Reproduction
Dr. Lizza is certified by the American Board of Urology. A graduate of UMD-New Jersey Medical School, he trained at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and at West Virginia University. He completed a post graduate fellowship in Male Infertility and Microsurgery at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Lizza has authored numerous articles and chapters on male infertility and erectile dysfunction. He holds appointments at Lenox Hill Hospital, the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cabrini Medical Center, and University Hospital in Newark, where he is the Director of Male Infertility. Dr. Lizza has personally performed over 2,000 microsurgical procedures in the problems of infertility and erectile dysfunction, areas in which he has special expertise.
Nina Tager, M.D.Reproductive Psychiatry
Dr. Nina Tager graduated from Brown University and studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she also completed her residency in psychiatry. In the penultimate year of her training, Dr. Tager served as chief resident of the outpatient division of psychiatry. During her final year of residency, she was awarded the role of Adminsitrative Chief and supervised recruitment of future residents. After graduation, Dr. Tager joined the psychopharmacalogic group of Klein/Leibowitz, affiliated with Columbia University. Currently in private practice, Dr. Tager combines psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. She has specialized in treating reproductive disorders of women and was a founding member of the Women’s Mental Health Consortium, a group dedicated to the study and understanding of mental health issues related to reproductive disorders. Dr. Tager is on the planning committee for the upcoming symposium: Clinical and Developmental Implications of Assisted Reproduction Technology. She has been a consultant to the New York Fertility Institute for the past five years. In an effort to expand her understanding of the life cycle issues, Dr. Tager is currently studying infant/toddler development at Columbia University. She is a member of Resolve, APA, and AMWA.