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Fertility doctor, Burt Littman, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist in Rockville, MD. Dr. Littman has been providing care to the Washington metropolitan community since 1987. As a solo practitioner, he has the ability to provide truly individualized care to his patients throughout the course of their treatment. Dr. Burt Littman's patients are able to contact him directly for questions and emergencies and he is available on weekends and holidays to perform necessary infertility procedures, such as monitoring of drug treatment, intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Dr. Burt Littman graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1977. Following a one-year internship in Internal Medicine and General Surgery, he began a three-year residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology, all at the Brown University Program in Medicine. In 1983, Dr. Littman completed a two-year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health. From 1983 until 1987, he was on the full-time teaching faculty of the George Washington University School of Medicine. Since 1987, he has been in private practice in Rockville, MD, while continuing as a Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at George Washington University.
Dr. Littman is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology. He is a past-president of the Montgomery County Medical Society and a current member of the Executive Board of the Montgomery County Medical Society.
Dr. Burt Littman's treatment philosophy is to follow a step-wise approach, with basic testing followed by a personalized treatment regimen that is tailored to the patient's individual situation. He personally performs all infertility tests and procedures for his patients, including ultrasound, hysterosalpingogram (HSG), IUI, and egg retrieval and embryo transfer for IVF. Most blood samples are obtained in the office, without requiring an additional visit to a laboratory. Dr. Littman also performs surgery with the specific goal of preserving and enhancing fertility, including laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, removal of uterine fibroids (myomectomy), treatment of endometriosis and reversal of tubal ligation.
The practice is full service and certified to perform semen analysis and process sperm for IUI, utilizing sperm from the male partner or a sperm donor. All ancillary IVF services are available, including intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) to facilitate the fertilization of the egg, blastocyst culture, assisted hatching, preimplantation genetic diagnosis/screening (PGD/PGS), embryo cryopreservation (freezing) and testicular/epididymal sperm extraction (TESE) for men with no sperm in their ejaculate.
Dr. Littman and the staff at The Center for Reproductive Medicine provide the following fertility treatments:
Fertility doctor Burt Littman, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. diagnoses and treats an array of fertility conditions including:
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The staff at The Center for Reproductive Medicine will advise you on accepted insurance policies, insurance issues, and obtaining pre-certification for fertility treatment.
Participating insurance plans include:
- Adventist HealthNet (Shady Grove Adventist Hospital/Washington Adventist Hospital)
- Aetna (Aexcel Provider)
- Beech Street
- BlueCross/Blue Shield (all plans nationwide)
- CareFirst BlueChoice HMO
- CareFirst BlueCross/BlueShield of Maryland (Preferred Provider)
- CareFirst BlueCross/BlueShield of the National Capital Area (Select Preferred Provider)
- CCN (Community Care Network; First Health; Coventry National Network)
- Coventry Health Care (First Health; Mail Handlers)
- Devon Health (NCPPO; Unicare)
- First Health (CCN; Coventry National Network)
- Great West Healthcare
- Johns Hopkins EHP
- Kaiser Permanente Select
- Mail Handlers (Coventry National Network)
- MAMSI Life & Health PPO
- M.D.IPA HMO (UnitedHealthcare)
- MultiPlan (PHCS)
- National Association of Preferred Providers
- NCAS (National Claims Administrative Services)
- NCPPO (National Capital PPO)(Devon Health; Unicare)
- OneNet PPO (Alliance PPO)
- Optimum Choice HMO (UnitedHealthcare)
- PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems PPO; Multiplan)
- Tricare (Champus)
- Unicare (NCPPO; Devon Health)