Divisions – Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Residents have dedicated rotations in REI during their 2nd and 3rd years of training.

During their 2nd year rotation they learn basic female and male reproductive physiology and participate in infertility workups for couples including hysterosalpingograms, postcoital testing, endometrial biopsies and semen analyses. Residents are exposed to patients with reproductive endocrine disorders and they learn the diagnosis and management of these patients. They assist and perform diagnostic and operative hysteroscopies and laparoscopies. CO2 laser is routinely used in laparoscopies. Residents learn the techniques of myomectomies, tubal reconstruction and in vitro fertilization. They observe and perform intrauterine inseminations and are exposed to the induction of ovulation with clomiphene citrate and gonadotropins.

During the third year rotation, residents work directly with Anthony Luciano, M.D., at UConn Health. The resident is actively involved in the management of couples with infertility, and of women with reproductive endocrine problems, including disorders of puberty, menstrual dysfunctions, hirsutism and menopausal related disorders. The center is a major referral tertiary care center for advanced endoscopic surgery and is actively involved in clinical research for the prevention of pelvic adhesions and for the care of patients with endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and menopausal symptoms.

Full-time Faculty

Claudio Benadivo, M.D., HCLD

Andrea DiLuigi, M.D.

Lawrence Engmann, M.D., MRCOG

Anthony Luciano, M.D.

John Nulsen, M.D.

August Olivar, M.D.

David Schmidt, M.D.

Daniel Grow, M.D.

Center for Advanced Reproductive Services    Reproductive Endocrinology Fellowship