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Carolyn Alexander, MD
Director, OB/GYN Medical Student Programs
Member, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Carolyn Alexander, MD, is the Director of OB/GYN Medical Student Programs and a member of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Alexander's main clinical interests are the treatment of infertility, particularly as related to the effect of cancer and endometriosis. Her research interests include investigation of links between unexplained infertility, ovarian physiology and the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome. In addition, she participated in a multicenter study for which preliminary data was published in Science. This study evaluated patients' perceptions of embryo cryopreservation with the goal of improving patient care.
Dr. Alexander has authored and co-authored numerous articles for peer-reviewed and other publications, including Fertility and Sterility and International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. She has delivered lectures internationally and is a member of several professional societies, including American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Endocrine Society.
Dr. Alexander received her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and her medical degree from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. She completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency and her reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.