Vitaly Kushnir, MD, FACOG
An internationally recognized fertility specialist Dr. Kushnir has authored over 80 peer-reviewed manuscripts in leading medical journals and many book chapters on topics in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.
Education and Memberships
Undergraduate – B.S. in Biochemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Medical School – Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Residency – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Fellowship – Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Dr. Kushnir is an active member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Society for
Reproductive Investigation, Endocrine Society and American College of Obstetrics and
Dr. Kushnir has worked for a number of years in private practice setting in New York City. He
served as the Director of Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Wyckoff
Heights Medical Center and as an attending physician at Lenox Hill Hospital where he
performed surgery. Dr. Kushnir also served as Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. He previously served as a consultant for the
Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as Junior
Fellow Chair of ACOG’s New Jersey Section. Dr. Kushnir is board certified in Obstetrics and
Gynecology, as well as, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Awards and Recognition
Dr. Kushnir has been a recipient of numerous research awards, including for Excellence in
Research by a Fellow, awarded by Emory University for his research on the role of mitochondria
in female reproductive aging.
Dr. Kushnir has treated thousands of patients from all over the world with a variety of fertility
issues. His focus has been on advanced reproductive age and low ovarian reserve.
An internationally recognized fertility specialist Dr. Kushnir has authored over 80 peer-reviewed
manuscripts in leading medical journals and many book chapters on topics in reproductive
endocrinology and infertility.
Dr. Kushnir is a vocal advocate for reform of IVF outcome reporting systems of the CDC and
SART, to ensure that patients have access to accurate, and transparent data regarding
performance of IVF centers.
Dr. Kushnir speaks English and Russian.