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Pasquale Patrizio, MD, MBE, HCLD

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Male Infertility & Reproductive Health
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Patient type treated
Child, Adult
Accepting new patients
Referral required
From patients or physicians
Board Certified in
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility and Obstetrics & Gynecology


Pasquale Patrizio, MD, MBE, director of Yale Medicine’s In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Fertility Preservation and Male Fertility programs, works with, both men and women, to create comprehensive plans to address and solve their specific infertility concerns and goals. 

He treats people who are pursing IVF and intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection, egg donation and gestational surrogacy, and those requiring epididymal or testicular sperm harvesting. He also works with patients who are being treated for cancer and wish to preserve their future fertility.

Dr. Patrizio focuses his research interests on whole ovary cryopreservation, egg freezing, methods to assess egg and embryo competence, and ethical issues in assisted reproduction.

Dr. Patrizio is a professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences at Yale School of Medicine. In addition to his work for Yale Medicine, he provides pro bono services and affordable IVF for patients in underdeveloped countries. Dr. Patrizio has been recognized as being in the top 1 percent of reproductive endocrinologists in the country by U.S. News and World Report.


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

Education & Training

  • Post Doctoral
    University of Pennsylvania (2003)
  • MBE
    University of Pennsylvania, Bioethics (2003)
  • Fellow
    University of California (1995)
  • Resident
    University of California (1993)
  • Resident
    Universita'Studi Pisa,Italy (1990)
  • Resident
    Universita' Studi Napoli Federico II (1987)
  • MD
    University of Naples, Italy (1983)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Español (Spanish)

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