Dr. Sher Blog

Official blog of Dr. Geoffrey Sher

Advanced Endometriosis with Endometriotic Cysts

by Dr. Geoffrey Sher on October 1, 2017

Advanced endometriosis is often associated with ovarian endometriotic cysts, known as endometriomas. The cysts contain decomposed menstrual blood that looks like melted chocolate – hence the name “chocolate cysts.” They are space occupying cystic lesions within the ovarian connective tissue …

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VEGAS BABY Commentary

by Dr. Geoffrey Sher on July 8, 2017
Oscar-nominated director Amanda Micheli’s provocative documentary, Vegas Baby followed several aspiring parents, who desperately wanted to have a baby but were struggling with infertility as well as the high cost of treatments, through a contest that offered a prize of
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Embryo Mosaicism: What You Need to Know

by Dr. Geoffrey Sher on June 28, 2017

In 2005, my associate Levent Keskintepe PhD and I introduced Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS) with the ability to identify all chromosomes in the embryo’s cells, into the field of IVF.

This approach, which is now widely used throughout the world, …

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The Causes of Infertility

by Dr. Geoffrey Sher on June 23, 2017

Neither sex contributes more heavily than the other to infertility problems. Roughly one‑third of all infertile couples can trace their infertility to the woman, one‑third to the man, and one‑third to both partners. In practice this means that in >50% …

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