Tanya Smith Acupuncturist Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Fertility Doctor, Dr. Paul Magarelli advocates for the use of Acupuncture with IVF

Tanya had a unique opportunity to have a lunchtime chat with Reproductive Endocrinologist Dr. Paul Magarelli to hear about his research and experience using acupuncture with IVF. This is the good stuff, the behind the scenes chat to get his opinions on his work and get a sneak peek what he is bringing to the table next.

Dr. Paul Magarelli, M.D., PhD, FACOG

Dr. Magarelli is a Board Certified RE&I practicing in Colorado Springs since 1998. Dr. Paul C. Magarelli is a nationally noted specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility.  He is founder and Medical Director of Reproductive Medicine & Fertility Centers in Colorado and New Mexico.  His is Associate professor and UNM IVF center medical director at the Univsersity of New Mexico and Clinical Professor at Yo San University in LA, CA where he teaches Ph.D. TCM candidates western medicine with integration with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

Dr. Magarelli has presented and published ground breaking research in the area of integrating Eastern (Acupuncture) and Western medical treatments for infertility. Today, he continues to investigate the role of Traditional Chinese Medicine in treating IVF patients, thereby forging the way for the future of reproductive medicine.

Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Magarelli was honored as the recipient of the Reproductive Scientist Award in 1994 by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Practicing Physicians Award in 2004 by the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (PCRS).  He also served as a member of the Board of Directors for PCRS.  Currently he is Vice President/Financial for PCRS.

He has authored numerous abstracts and articles in peer review journals in his subspecialty, and is currently a reviewer for the journal “Fertility & Sterility”. His book chapter, Revolution in Assisted Reproductive Technologies:  The Role of Traditional Chinese Medicine on IVF outcomes.  Cambridge University Press.  “Infertility and Assisted Reproduction” represents the first Eastern Medicine chapter in a Western Medicine textbook on reproductive medicine.

Dr. Magarelli is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technologies.  He is also a member of the Pacific Coast Fertility Society.  He is a advisor to the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine.




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