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Zev Rosenwaks ’69

Director and Physician-in-Chief of the Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York Presbyterian Hospital

Zev Rosenwaks, M.D. is the Director and Physician-in-Chief of the Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine and Attending Obstetrician-Gynecologist. In 1994, he was named the Revlon Distinguished Professor of Reproductive Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Rosenwaks is internationally renowned for his pioneering work in assisted reproduction. He was the director of the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia, the unit that achieved the first IVF pregnancy in the United States. He also developed the first egg donation program in the United States. Dr. Rosenwaks has been listed in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors in New York, the Northeast as well as in Castle Connolly’s Guide to America’s Top Doctors.

Dr. Rosenwaks currently serves on the Weill Cornell Medical College Board of Overseers and was recently awarded the Weill Cornell Medical College Award for Teaching Excellence.

Dr. Rosenwaks is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and currently serves for the Council of the New York Obstetrical Society.

Dr. Rosenwaks has published over 400 peer-reviewed articles, 100 invited book chapters and 6 textbooks. He has edited numerous textbooks and journals and is currently an Editorial Editor of Fertility and Sterility and an Associate Editor of Seminars in Reproductive Medicine.