Dr. Joel Batzofin M.D.,F.A.C.O.G
Fertility Specialist and Founder of New York Fertility Services
Dr. Joel Batzofin, an internationally recognized expert in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) who has helped pioneer many important developments in the field.
Dr. Batzofin chose Reproductive Medicine because his biggest passion in life is to help people who want to become parents have a baby or help them enlarge their families. He has been involved in helping to bring more than 10,000 babies into the world. He welcomes all people who need help having a baby, either because they are single, same sex couples or have fertility issues.
“PCOS is such a complex, multifaceted condition involving significant hormone imbalances. We have come to understand the importance of good nutritional management in the successful approach to patients dealing with this problem. The services provided by Randi to our patients with PCOS ( as well as many other problems), has been so helpful. Having had her own hormonal issues to deal with in the past, Randi is able to help these patients in a friendly, supportive and compassionate manner. We feel fortunate to be able to offer such a good adjunctive service to our patients.”
-Dr. Joel Batzofin
Dr. Ilana Ressler, M.D.,F.A.C.O.G.
Associate Medical Director at The Sher Fertility Institute
Ilana Ressler, MD joined the Sher Fertility office in Westchester, New York. Dr. Ressler was introduced to the field of Reproductive Endocrinology while a medical student and was immediately drawn to it. She has a passion for women’s health care and for helping people fulfill their dreams of family.
“Randi offers my patients practical, user-friendly solutions to improving their nutrition, a vital component of a women’s health. Randi offers her advice in a warm, supportive manner that helps a woman get on the path to improved hormone control. Nutrition is a vital component to a woman’s health and fertility, and should not be overlooked or underestimated.”
-Dr. Ilana Ressler
Dr. Dana G. Cohen, MD
Dr. Dana Cohen, MD, is a nationally renowned internal and integrative medicine specialist whose multi-disciplinary approach has helped treat thousands of patients using a variety of conventional and complementary therapies. In practice for nearly two decades, Cohen trained under the late Dr. Robert Atkins, author of the iconic “Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution,” and Dr. Ronald L. Hoffman, a pioneer of integrative medicine and founder of the Hoffman Center in New York City. Cohen’s passion for integrative medicine stems from her belief that medicine is an art, and a patient-centered, holistic approach is the vital first step on the path to overall health and wellness
“It is my belief that PCOS is first and foremost a disorder of nutrition. Randi has helped many of my patients with PCOS, and, in fact, dietary changes are my first line of therapy. I have seen hormonal imbalances drastically improve with only lifestyle and nutrition advice from Randi.”
-Dr. Dana Cohen
Mike Berkley, L.Ac., FABORM
Owner of The Berkley Center
Founder and director of The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness, Mike Berkley is licensed and Board Certified in Acupuncture in New York State and certified in Chinese herbology by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Mike graduated from The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York in 1996, and he has been treating reproductive disorders since then. Mike is the first acupuncturist/herbalist in the United States to work exclusively in the field of reproductive medicine.’
“PCOS is a metabolic disorder whereupon 50 % of patients are obese. Obesity increases aromatase with creates an imbalanced estrogen level in the body. Randi can help you lose weight and regulate your hormonal imbalance. Acupuncture and herbs help to improve egg quality in the PCOS patient. By working together we are seeing more positive pregnancy outcomes in the obese PCOS patient. It takes a village!”