Our Host, Dr. Joe Massey was educated at Emory University and School of Medicine in Atlanta and he completed his residency and infertility fellowship training at the University of Pennsylvania.
After service in the US Navy, he entered private practice in Atlanta in obstetrics and gynecology with a considerable focus on infertility.
In 1983, he co-founded Reproductive Biology Associates in Atlanta, a leader in the development of many advances in IVF including the first ICSI pregnancy in the US, the first US egg freezing and the world's first successful assisted hatching procedures.
A former national board member of Resolve and SART, Dr. Massey currently serves on the board and advisory panels of several medical organizations. Prior to returning to Georgia and co-founding Servy Massey Fertility Institute, he practiced at CNY Fertility Centers in Upstate New York, a leader in low-cost IVF.
In Vitro Fertilization is a one assisted reproductive technology (ART) commonly referred to as IVF. IVF is the process of fertilization by manually combining an egg and sperm in a laboratory dish, and then transferring the embryo to the uterus.
A surrogacy arrangement or surrogacy agreement is the carrying of a pregnancy for intended parents. There are two main types of surrogacy, gestational surrogacy and traditional surrogacy.