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Catherine Hendy



Dr. Smita Parikh

Lead Coach


Dominique Geyser

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Glenn Coppersmith

Data Science Advisor


Dr. Lynn Westphal

Medical Advisor


Dr. James Grifo

Medical Advisor


Our Mission & Values

Clear vision and values lie at the heart of our teamwork and fuel our relentless drive to make reproductive health more personalized and preventive.

Expert medical panel

Fertility is a highly specialist area of medicine. That's why we are delighted to work with

an expert panel of advisors made up of some of the world's most renowned fertility experts. This team of experts was instrumental in the writing of the book Everything Egg Freezing. 

Richard Anderson BSc(Hons), PhD, MB. ChB, MRCOG, MD, CCST, FRCOG, FRC(Ed)

Elsie Inglis Professor of Clinical Reproductive Science. Head of Section, Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Edinburgh

Aimee Eyvazzadeh, MD, MPH

Specializing in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, "Egg Whisperer," Private Practice in San Ramon, CA

Eleni Greenwood Jaswa, MD, MSc, FACOG

Assistant Professor, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, UCSF, CA

Victor Hulme, MD

Gynecologist and Specialist in Reproductive Medicine at Aevitas Fertility Clinic, Cape Town, South Africa

Paul C. Lin, MD

Private practice physician Seattle Reproductive Medicine 2018-2019, Incoming SART president 2019-2020, SART President

Hemalee Patel, DO

Board Certified Doctor of Internal Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine Expert 

Meera Shah, MD, FACOG

Board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility Specialist at Nova IVF in Mountain View, CA

Paul Turek, MD, FACS, FRSM

Board Certified Urologist and Microsurgical Specialist, internationally recognized as the authority on Male Fertility and Sexual Health. Founder and Director of the Turek Clinic in Beverly Hills and San Francisco, CA

Lynn Marie Westphal, MD

Chief Medical Officer at KINDBODY and Professor Emerita of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Stanford University Medical Center

Ephia Yasmin, MBBS, MD, MRCOG

Consultant Gynaecologist and sub-specialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery. Clinical lead of the Reproductive Medicine Unit at University College Hospital, London.

Diana E. Chavkin, MD, FACOG

Board-certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialist at HRC Fertility in Los Angeles, CA

Carolyn Givens, MD

Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility physician at Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco, CA

Raquel Hammonds, NMD

Naturopathic Medicine Expert at the Center for Reproductive Health & Gynecology in Los Angeles, California.

Valerie Landis

Fertility Patient Advocate, Egg Freezing and Cryopreservation Counselor, Founder of eggsperience.com + Eggology Club Podcast

Kaitlyn Noble

Pre and post-natal health coach, personal trainer and certified Pilates instructor

Alison Peck, MD, FACOG

Physician at HRC Fertility in Los Angeles, CA

Elizabeth Stanway-Mayers, RD

Board Certified Clinical Dietician, Stanford

Juan García Velasco, MD, PhD.

Director of IVI Madrid, IVI India, IVI GCC and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain.

Suzannah Williams, BSc Hons, PhD

Lead for Oxford Future Fertility Trust Cryopreservation Research Programme & Chair of Examiners MSc Clinical Embryology at Oxford University, England

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