Dr. Ellen Wood is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in the subspecialty of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Wood is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and adistinguished fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
She is a Voluntary Assistant Professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine and Florida International University School of Medicine. She has served as a Clinical Board Examiner for the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists since 2011. She also holds a Preceptor role at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, in addition to being the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Site Director for the OBGYN Residency Program at Community Health of South Florida.
Before joining IVFMD, Dr. Wood served as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and as the director of Academic Services at MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA. Her major research interests include in vitro fertilization, congenital uterine anomalies, and advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgical techniques. She has published numerous articles, co-authored multiple book chapters, and has presented her research at both national and international meetings.
Dr. Wood is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and completed her medical training and residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She graduated with distinction from her clinical and research fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility from The Pennsylvania Hospital and Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and received the Philadelphia Area Reproductive Endocrine Society Fellow Research Award in both 1998 and 1999.
Dr. Wood is a mother of two daughters, both currently attending Boston University. She has completed six full marathons, including the Boston Marathon in April 2013 and April 2014. She has also completed over 25 half marathons. She also enjoys water sports and is an avid water skier and wake boarder.
“ For myself I am an optimist – it does not seem to be much use being anything else! ”