AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin Fertility Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Natalie Crawford is joining its team, thus expanding the opportunities for people in the greater Austin area to received top-notch advanced fertility care, including genetic screening, intrauterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization (IVF), and elective single embryo transfer.
An accomplished reproductive endocrinologist with extensive clinical and research training, Dr. Crawford joins fellow reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Kenneth Moghadam, who founded the institute in 2010.
Dr. Crawford will serve as the institute's Medical Director of Oncofertility and Fertility Preservation. Along with an empathetic nature that always appeals to her patients, Dr. Crawford brings expertise in advanced fertility care and skills in minimally invasive surgery to the institute. But her importance to the institute goes far beyond her experience with egg freezing and fertility preservation.
"I strongly believe that excellent patient care incorporates both evidence-based medicine and a sincere desire to help people, which is why I'm excited to join the Austin Fertility Institute," says Dr. Crawford. "I enjoy developing close connections with my patients, while also using my training to help them achieve their dreams of having a family."
Dr. Crawford's addition to the medical team expands the institute's ability to help many more people achieve pregnancy. She and Dr. Moghadam will both provide care to patients at both our North and South Austin office locations.
"Each of us at Austin Fertility Institute take great pride in making certain that patients are treated like an individual and that their concerns are being met in a courteous and timely manner," says Dr. Moghadam. "Dr. Crawford supports our philosophy of providing all of our patients compassionate and personalized care and we're excited to have someone of her caliber join our experienced team."
Dr. Crawford recently completed a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of North Carolina, after finishing her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and a master's degree in clinical research from the University of North Carolina. She also holds a bachelor's degree in nutrition science from Auburn University. She is a member of numerous professional associations, including the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Dr. Crawford is married to Austin native Jason Crawford, and they have two young children.
To schedule a new patient appointment, please call us at 512-339-4AFI or visit austinfertilityinstitute.com.
About the Austin Fertility Institute:
The Austin Fertility Institute was established in 2010 to accommodate the growing need for reproductive endocrinology and fertility services in the greater Austin area. Our team of professionals possesses over six decades of experience in subspecialty reproductive care. The institute is part of the Vivere-Austin Surgery Center, a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center and fully accredited fertility lab serving Austin and the surrounding communities.
Vivere-Austin is a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center and fertility laboratory serving Austin and the surrounding communities since opening in 2013. It features two operating rooms equipped with the latest technology, as well as a high complexity andrology laboratory. In addition to advanced reproductive surgery, Vivere offers a variety of gynecological, podiatric and plastic surgery procedures.
Vivere-Austin is a Texas State licensed facility and maintains Medicare certification. The surgery center has also achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Status as an accredited facility means Vivere-Austin has met nationally recognized standards set by the AAAHC for the provision of quality health care.
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SOURCE Austin Fertility Institute