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The Best Doctors in America®

Congratulations to physicians Karl Hansen and Latasha Craig for being named one of The Best Doctors in America® for 2013.

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Dr Craig Helps OKC Zoo's Gorilla Conceive

(Excerpted from the Edmond Sun) -  Visitors at the Oklahoma City Zoo watch as a western lowland gorilla named Kelele cuddles, licks and naps with her son. Leom is just a few weeks old, born on Feb. 14. His bright eyes are busy absorbing the world around his mother’s protective care.

Having a baby was new for Kelele, 19, after many fertility attempts were futile for seven or eight years. So the zoo contacted Dr. LaTasha Craig when it became evident that Kelele was having reproductive problems.

Craig previously had done some primate research when in training. A diagnostic laparoscopy was performed by her to examine if Kelele’s reproductive tubes were obstructed. Ultrasound was used to evaluate Kelele’s ovaries. Blood work revealed Kelele had a hormonal issue that was preventing her to become pregnant, said Craig, a fertility specialists for OU Physicians Reproductive Medicine.

To read the rest of the story in the Edmond Sun, click here

 

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$1.5 Million Grant for Infertility Research

February 26th, 2014

Oklahoma City, Okla. - OU Reproductive Medicine has received a $1.5 Million grant to conduct infertility research on a variety of issues.  "It allows us to to bring promising clinical trials research in reproductive health to this part of the country," said Karl Hansen, M.D., Ph.D, acting Chair for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

For more information and to read the full press release click here.

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Karl Hansen, MD, Phd Named Chair of OB/GYN Department at OU

July 11th, 2014

Oklahoma City, OK -  Karl Hansen, MD PhD, Program Director for OU Physicians Reproductive Medicine, has been named the Chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department in the College of Medicine at The University of Oklahoma. 

The appointment was announced in a letter from M. Dewayne Andrews, Executive Dean of the College of Medicine and Senior Vice President and Provost of the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center:

"It is my pleasure to announce that Karl R. Hansen, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine (Oklahoma City). His appointment concludes a national search during which the search committee developed five well-qualified candidates for visit-interview consideration. After all visit cycles and interviews in the search process were completed, it was the recommendation of the search committee and the decision of College and OU Medical Center administrations that Dr. Hansen was the outstanding candidate and best fit for near-term and long-term institutional and departmental needs. 

Dr. Hansen currently is Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the OU College of Medicine and Chief of the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI). He has been a member of our faculty since 2004, and he has served in a highly exceptional, productive manner as the interim chairman of the department since 2013. He has developed a nationally recognized program in REI. Dr. Hansen’s research work and publications focus on human ovarian function and reproductive aging factors. In addition to other/prior extramural grant funding, he is currently the Principal Investigator on a large NIH cooperative multicenter reproductive medicine network grant. He also holds appointment as adjunct associate professor of medical genetics in the HSC Graduate College. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and member of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards and recognitions. Congratulations to Dr. Hansen on his many accomplishments and on his appointment as Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology. We look forward to his leadership of this department.

 

M. Dewayne Andrews, M.D.

Executive Dean, College of Medicine

Senior Vice President & Provost, OUHSC"

 

Congratulations to Dr Hansen !!!

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New Location May 27th, 2015

On Wednesday May 27th, 2015, we will be seeing patients in our brand new state-of-the A.R.T. (pun intended) facility.  It is located in the OU Research Park which is across the street diagonally SW from the current location.

The address is 840 Research Parkway, Suite 200, Oklahoma City, OK 73104. 

Heather Burks, MD joins OURM

Heather Burks has joined OU Physicians Reproductive Medicine.  She joins us from completing her Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship at the University of Southern California ( a world renowned program).  Dr. Burks completed her residency at OU and her medical degree at Vanderbilt. Along with her duties at OURM she will be a clinical professor in the OUHSC OBGYN department.

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Dr. Karl Hansen, Dr. LaTasha Craig, Dr. Heather Burks, your Board-Certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Subspecialists and the OU Physicians Reproductive Medicine team, including Michael T Zavy PhD and Angela King, PAC, proudly provide the complete scope of infertility treatments including:

In-vitro fertilization (IVF), Tubal reversal surgery, Laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery, Frozen (cryopreserved) embryo transfer, Ovulation induction, Intrauterine insemination, Donor insemination, Recipient / oocyte (egg) donation cycles, Hysterosalpingograms, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, and Surrogacy / Gestational Carrier cycles