MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CCRM (Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine), one of the leading fertility centers in North America, today announced the addition of Wael Salem, M.D. to its team of award-winning fertility specialists. Dr. Salem will see patients out of CCRM's Minneapolis facility beginning August 20, 2018. He will join April Batcheller, M.D., who co-founded CCRM Minneapolis with William Schoolcraft, M.D., in 2015.
Dr. Salem joins CCRM from Los Angeles, where he completed his fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Mayo Medical School College of Medicine and completed his residency for obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco. While in training, Dr. Salem consistently received honors and awards recognizing his achievements, including the Outstanding Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology award by AAGL. Dr. Salem holds two master's degrees – one in Public Health from the University of Cambridge and the second in Clinical, Biomedical and Translational Investigations from the University of Southern California. He received his undergraduate degree from University of California, Berkeley.
"To meet the increasing demand for world-class fertility treatment, we are proud to welcome Dr. Salem to our experienced fertility team," said CCRM President and CEO Jon Pardew. "He brings a wealth of valuable experience and compassion to CCRM with extensive training and talent in treating the complex causes of infertility and helping individuals and couples grow their families. With this addition to CCRM Minneapolis, we now have two specialized physicians to meet the community's needs while maintaining our individualized and custom-tailored care."
Dr. Salem is a member of several prestigious organizations including the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, ASRM Special Interest Groups, Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology along with the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
In addition to presenting his research at esteemed medical conferences around the globe, Dr. Salem has authored numerous publications for notable peer-reviewed journals, including the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the Journal of Surgical Oncology. He is also fluent in Arabic and French and is conversational in Spanish, helping accommodate our non-English speaking community.
Known as the first name in fertility, CCRM has earned the distinction of providing families the fastest path to the healthiest baby. For more information about CCRM, or to schedule an appointment, call (877) 201-6931 or visit www.ccrmivf.com. CCRM Minneapolis is located at 6565 France Ave S, Suite 400 in Edina.
Founded by Dr. William Schoolcraft in 1987, CCRM (Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine) is the nation's leader in fertility care and research. CCRM specializes in the most advanced fertility treatments, with deep expertise in in vitro fertilization (IVF), fertility assessment, fertility preservation, genetic testing, third party reproduction and egg donation. Unlike many other fertility clinics that outsource their specialists and testing needs, CCRM leverages its own data, as well as a dedicated team of in-house reproductive endocrinologists, embryologists and genetic scientists in order to deliver industry-leading outcomes. CCRM operates 11 fertility centers (including 19 offices) throughout North America, serving prospective parents in major metropolitan areas, including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Denver, Houston, New York, Northern Virginia, Minneapolis, Orange County, San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto. For more information on CCRM, please visit www.ccrmivf.com.