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Melvin Thornton, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist

Dr. Melvin Thornton is a double board-certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility specialist. He earned his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, then completed his residency Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at the University of Southern California Medical Center Log Angeles, California.  and a fellowship in Gynecologic Pelvic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

With 20 years’ experience in the fertility field, he spent years with the Columbia’s IVF program as Medical Director and as Director of their donor egg program. While at Columbia, Dr. Thornton dedicated countless hours teaching and mentoring medical students, fellows, and residents as an Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

He is double board-certified in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility and Obstetrics & Gynecology and a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. His expertise and interests include IVF, Donor Egg IVF, Surrogacy, Fertility Preservation, and Male Infertility. He also published more than 50 papers and presented over 100 abstracts at conferences related to the topic of women’s health and reproduction.

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