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Dr. Sauer has specialized in reproductive medicine since 1986 and has a vast experience with a large variety of fertility disorders. He is known internationally for his innovative research in assisted reproduction and is recognized as one of the pioneers responsible for the development of egg and embryo donation. He established one of the most competitively sought after training programs for fellows in reproductive endocrinology and is responsible for advancing clinical, basic, and stem cell research while training the future leaders in the specialty. He has a particular interest in medical bioethics and serves on the Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Ethics Committee of the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, and the editorial board of the American Journal of Bioethics. Dr. Sauer has assembled an outstanding team of subspecialists to manage the care of patients many of whom suffer from some of the most complex problems known to exist in the field. Included are patients with cancer wishing to preserve their fertility prior to oncology treatments; single women and same sex couples; patients experiencing recurrent pregnancy loss; menopausal women young and old wishing to have a biologic child; and HIV infected individuals utilizing special techniques to ensure their partners and children remain disease free Dr. Sauer’s special interests include all aspects of assisted reproduction and egg donation.

Education & Research

Board Certified: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Residency Training: University of Illinois Medical Center
Fellowship Training: University of California, Los Angeles/Harbor-Los Angeles County Medical Center

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