Pasquale Patrizio, MD, MBE, HCLD

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Director, Yale Fertility Center and Fertility Preservation Program

Departments & Organizations

Law & Bioethics

Cancer Center, Yale: Developmental Therapeutics

Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility: Fertility Center - Egg Donation; In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Program; Male Fertility Program; Third Party Reproduction Program; Yale Fertility Center | Reproductive Sciences

Office of Student Research

Program for Biomedical Ethics

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Fertilization and Embryogenesis

Yale Medical Group


Dr. Patrizio is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale University and is the Director of the Yale Fertility Center and In Vitro Fertilization and Fertility preservation Program. His clinical interests include Infertility (female and male), IVF, Egg donation and Gestational surrogacy, Preservation of fertility in Cancer patients. Among his many research interests are Whole ovary cryopreservation, Oocyte freezing, Genetics of oocytes and cumulus cells, Oocyte and Embryo competence, Isolation and freezing of male germ cells and Ethical issues in assisted reproduction.

Dr. Pasquale Patrizio received his medical training at the Universita' Studi Napoli Federico II and his Masters in Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his Residency in OB/GYN-Reproductive Endocrinology at the Universita' Studi Napoli Federico II and completed also a Residency in Andrology-Male Reproduction at the Universita' Studi in Pisa, Italy. In the United States, he completed a Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of California, Irvine.

Dr. Patrizio is Board Certified in OB/GYN, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Andrology and has published more than 400 scientific papers and an Atlas textbook for assisted reproduction. He is on the editorial board of many journals and has lectured worldwide on many areas of reproductive medicine.

Education & Training

MBE University of Pennsylvania, Bioethics (2003)
MD University of Naples, Italy (1983)
Post Doctoral University of Pennsylvania
Resident Universita' Studi Napoli Federico II
Resident University of California
Resident Universita'Studi Pisa,Italy
Fellow University of California
Board Certification AB of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology (1997)
Board Certification AB of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (1999)

Honors & Recognition

  • Hope Award for Advocacy, Resolve (2014)

  • Service award (20 years) and Star Award ASRMASRM (2013)

  • Service award (20 years) and Star AwardASRM (2013)

  • Top 1% Reproductive Endocrinologist in USAUS World News Report (2013)

  • Best Doctors in USACastle Connolly (2013)

  • Top NY doctors and Most CompassionateConnelly (2012)

Professional Service

  • Organizing Post Graduate course Special interest group Regenerative Medicine (2012 - 2012)

  • Reviewer ESCRO at YALE ESCRO (2007 - 2014)

International Activity

  • President, International Society Fertility Preservation United States (2015 - 2017)

    Coordinate activities (conferences, protocols for fertility preservation, tutoring, etc) with international colleagues across continents

  • President, Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells Biology United States (2013 - 2015)

    Organize and supervise seminars, lectures and coordinate research projects for the special interest group of the american society of Reproductive Medicine

  • Board member Friends of Low cost IVF Mexico (2011 - 2016)

    International organization to provide (pro bono) assistance for reproduction to underdeveloped countries

  • Assisted Reproduction and Italian law 40 Rome, Italy (2009 - 2009)

    In an address to the Italian Parliament, Dr. Patrizio provided statistics showing that a 2004 Italian law that restricts in-vitro fertilization (IVF) practices is resulting in fewer pregnancies and higher rates of multiple births.

  • Genetic Markers for Eggs' Developmental Capacity United Kingdom (2008)

    Collaborates with Dagan Wells of Oxford University in a study aimed at identifying the reason that so few human eggs harvested during in vitro fertilization result in pregnancies. The study focuses on differences in gene activity among eggs at different stages of maturity.

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Contact Info

Pasquale Patrizio, MD, MBE, HCLD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Fertility Center150 Sargent Drive, Ste 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
Yale Fertility Center - Guilford385 Church Street, Ste #102
Guilford, CT 06437
125A Kings Highway North
Westport, CT 06880
Lab Location
Yale Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences150 Sargent Drive, Ste 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
Office Location
Yale Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences150 Sargent Drive, Ste 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address
Yale Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive SciencesPO Box 208063
New Haven, CT 06520-8063

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