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AHN Center for Reproductive Medicine Welcomes New Fertility Specialists

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

PITTSBURGH – Reproductive endocrinologists Fabiola Balmir, MD, and Anthony M.G. Wakim, MD, have joined Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Center for Reproductive Medicine. They join the center’s Medical Director, Lori Homa, MD, and will offer full-service, state-of-the-art fertility care at locations in McCandless, Wexford, Bethel Park, Penn Hills and West Penn Hospital.

The AHN Center for Reproductive Medicine evaluates and treats all types of reproductive problems, and offers a wide range of innovative treatment for both male and female infertility. The goal is to help patients achieve a healthy pregnancy as safely, inexpensively and quickly as possible. The practice can be reached at 412.847.1166.

Dr. Wakim, a longtime provider of reproductive services to the Pittsburgh area, has served as clinical professor of OBGYN and reproductive services at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and associate director of Clinical Operations for the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, as well as medical director of Assisted Reproductive Technology (IVF) at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

He received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, completed his internship and residency at the University of Maryland Hospital, and a fellowship at the University of Louisville Hospital. Dr. Wakim is board certified in obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

Dr. Balmir is a graduate of Columbia University, and the Morehouse School of Medicine, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society, recognizing dedication to the profession and to the art of healing. She completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Stony Brook (NY) University Hospital and her fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Magee-Womens Hospital. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Her research interests include prenatal genetic testing and tubal infertility.

They are experienced with a wide variety of conditions, including pregnancy loss issues, polycystic ovarian syndrome (hormone imbalance), menstrual and reproductive disorders and tubal reversal. Treatment options include in vitro fertilization (IVF), egg freezing (cryopreservation) and donor eggs. Singles and same-sex couples are welcome.

“Dr Wakim and Dr. Balmir share our focus on providing a warm and supportive environment to patients struggling with infertility,” said Allan Klapper, MD, Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Allegheny Health Network. “Patients at the AHN Center for Reproductive Medicine can expect personalized care delivered with compassion and expertise.”