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Dr. Rackow joined the department in 2011, after spending more than seven years at Yale University. She has developed a particular expertise in reproductive surgery including advanced laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, management of congenital anomalies of the female reproductive tract, and the diagnosis and management of polycystic ovarian syndrome in adolescents and adults. She serves as director of the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Program at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York. This unique program is the first of its kind at MSCHONY, and in Manhattan. Dr. Rackow enjoys teaching fellows, residents and medical students, and has received numerous awards recognizing her teaching ability. Dr. Rackow is involved with several key national organizations, serving as Vice Chair of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Coding and Nomenclature, and as Newsletter Editor for the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Dr. Rackow has a special interest all aspects of infertility and the gynecologic care of children and adolescents.

Education & Research

Board Certified: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
Residency Training: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship Training: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

PubMed Publications

Areas of Focus

Assisted Reproduction (IVF, ICSI, TESA)
Donor Sperm Insemination
Egg Donation/ Embryo Donation
Fertility Preservation Egg (oocyte) Freezing
Gestational Surrogacy
Male Infertility (Andrology/Urology)
Minimally Invasive Infertility Surgery (laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, robotics)
Ovulation Induction and Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Reproductive Endocrine Disorders (PCOS, hypothalamic disorders, hirsutism)

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