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Fertility Talk with RMACT
Mark P. Leondires, M.D., the Medical Director and lead infertility doctor with Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), is board-certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Prior to joining RMACT, he most recently served as the Director of Assisted Reproductive Technologies at the Combined Federal Program for Reproductive Endocrinology. While under his direction, the ART Program was one of the most successful in the Washington, D.C., area and in the top 10th percentile nationally. During this time he was an Assistant Professor at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and clinical faculty for the Combined Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology. His professional society memberships include the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
He received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry and history from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, which was followed by a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. After completion of his training, he fulfilled his military obligation by serving as the ART Director for the largest and most successful program in the military health care system at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Along with numerous teaching and research activities, Dr. Leondires has published numerous articles in professional medical journals, as well as abstracts, articles and book chapters. He was recently selected for Best Doctors in America, as chosen through a doctor peer-review process. Best Doctors in America 2011-2012 represents the top 5 percent of physicians across the country.
His research interests include IVF, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, the role of hormones in brain function, and reduction in higher-order multiple gestations.