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We found 4 infertility specialists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueOptions All Copay near Miami Beach, FL.

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Dr. Michael Harris Jacobs, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
4308 Alton Road; Suite 760
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Michael Jacobs' areas of specialization are reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Jacobs is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include infertility. Dr. Jacobs accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. Dr. Jacobs is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Jacobs is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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Clinical interests: Infertility

Dr. Fernando Marcelo Akerman, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
4308 Alton Road; Suite 760
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Fernando Akerman, who practices in Miami, FL, Hollywood, FL, and Miami Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. The average patient rating for Dr. Akerman is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Akerman include infertility. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Akerman's education and training includes medical school at the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Akerman (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. His professional affiliations include Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist and Mercy Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Infertility

Dr. Joelle Elyse Taylor, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
4308 Alton Road; Suite 760
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Joelle Taylor is a physician who specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Taylor is especially interested in infertility. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before performing her residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Dr. Taylor attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school. She is professionally affiliated with Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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Clinical interests: Infertility

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Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
1400 Nw 12th Avenue; Suite #5
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Arthur Shapiro, who practices in Miami, FL, is a medical specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Shapiro is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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What is Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility?

Reproductive endocrinology and infertility is a subspecialty of OB/GYN that deals specifically with human reproduction: getting and staying pregnant. There are many disorders that can interfere with this process, causing infertility. Reproductive endocrinologists help their patients conceive and have healthy babies.

Infertility is technically diagnosed if a couple has not had a successful pregnancy after one year of unprotected sex. Patients with known fertility issues may be referred to a reproductive endocrinologist before the one year mark. Infertility is more common than you might think, affecting approximately 15% of both men and women in the United States. Many reproductive endocrinologists provide care for men in their practice, although some refer men’s infertility care to associated urologists.

A wide variety of issues can cause fertility problems, from age to hormonal imbalances to structural disorders. Some of the disorders seen and services provided by a reproductive endocrinologist include:
  • Infertility evaluation and treatment, including IVF
  • PCOS
  • Menopause
  • Recurrent miscarriages
  • Fertility preservation, or freezing eggs, sperm, and embryos
  • Donor eggs, sperm or embryos
  • Uterine structure anomalies
  • Reproductive surgeries, such as tubal ligation reversals and removal of fibroids

There have been incredible advances in the past few years in treatments for infertility. A reproductive endocrinologist is a highly skilled physician who can help patients toward a successful pregnancy.