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Carl M. Herbert

Carl M. Herbert, MD

Dr. Carl M. Herbert was instrumental in the development of one of the first assisted reproductive technology (ART) programs in the United States and has been performing in-vitro fertilization (IVF) longer than any physician in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is currently the medical director of Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco, California and the director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at California Pacific Medical Center. He is board certified by The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in both obstetrics and gynecology and in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

Dr. Herbert is a third-generation physician who earned his MD degree in 1978 from the University of Florida, Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed both a residency in obstetrics and gynecology and a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Herbert joined the Vanderbilt teaching faculty upon completion of his fellowship and served as the Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology Division from 1989-90. In 1990, Dr. Herbert was recruited by Pacific Fertility Center to join the San Francisco clinic and subsequently became the Medical Director. His leadership in the community was recognized in 1996 when he was appointed Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at California Pacific Medical Center where he continues to serve as the division director.

He enjoys caring for those with complex, challenging infertility diagnoses and continues to be involved with reproductive research. Dr. Herbert maintains an active interest in the ethical dilemmas confronting reproductive technologists in the 21st century.

Professional Website: http://infertilitydoctor.com/