Dr. Maria Bustillo has retired after 41 years in reproductive medicine, and 23 years practicing at IVFMD. She will no longer see patients at our practice, but will continue to be active with research projects. The IVFMD family is grateful for her service to our community and those seeking to achieve the dream of having a baby.
Maria Bustillo, MD, FACOG, has been board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology since 1983, and is a widely recognized pioneer in ultrasound-guided egg retrieval and uterine lavage for oocyte donation. Dr. Bustillo is a member of numerous professional societies, such as the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, the Society of Reproductive Surgeons, and the Society for Gynecologic Investigation.
She served as president of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), and the Gyneco-Radiology Society, and is a member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Fertility and Sterility” and the “Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics”. She is also an ad hoc reviewer for other prestigious peer-reviewed journals, including “Human Reproduction”, the “American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology”, “Obstetrics and Gynecology”, and the “American Journal of Reproductive Immunology”.
Dr. Bustillo has published over 100 articles and abstracts in her areas of expertise, which include infertility, assisted reproductive technologies, implantation failure, and recurrent pregnancy loss. She has performed more than four thousand assisted reproductive technology (ART) cycles, while advancing the field of ART with the introduction of new concepts and technologies. She was recently named as one of the 401 Best Doctors for Women by Good Housekeeping.
Dr. Bustillo has held numerous academic appointments throughout her career, including Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at both the Genetics and IVF Institute in Virginia and the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Most recently, Dr. Bustillo had been the Medical Director of the Assisted Reproductive Technology Program for the Center for Human Reproduction in New York City.
She is a graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Bustillo completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and research fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Harbor-University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Bustillo is a Voluntary Associate Professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine.
In addition to English, Dr. Bustillo, a Cuban-American, is fluent in Spanish and French.
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