Dr. Sher Blog

Official blog of Dr. Geoffrey Sher

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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Vegas Baby Documentary

by Dr. Geoffrey Sher on May 11, 2017

I am very proud to be featured in a new documentary film, VEGAS BABY, which follows several of my patients gambling on infertility treatment and the emotional, physical and financial costs involved.  Amanda Micheli, the director, has struggled with infertility …

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Unexplained IVF Failure

by Dr. Geoffrey Sher on May 10, 2017

IVF treatment always exacts a profound emotional and financial toll on patients/couples. Needless to say, the financial burden is often crippling; however, ask any woman who has undergone IVF, and she will likely tell you that the emotional impact was …

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