Over the last 40 years, Dr. Sher has helped fashion the entire field of ART. After training under “The Fathers of IVF” Dr. Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards, Dr. Sher established the first private IVF program in the United States in 1982. He later expanded his practice to include a number of centers throughout California before founding the first SIRM – in Las Vegas.
Currently more than 60% of the patients/couples seeking treatment by Dr. Sher have previously experienced numerous IVF failures and most travel from out of state/country for treatment by him. In one record-setting case, a couple journeyed from Melbourne, Australia, after experiencing 22 consecutive IVF failures. After a single IVF attempt, the couple finally had a baby!
Over the past 40 years, Dr. Geoffrey Sher and his medical team have been on the leading edge of IVF research. Each significant breakthrough has been incorporated into SIRM treatment protocols – lending the benefit of those many years of IVF experience to every SIRM office. Some of Dr Sher’s most notable breakthroughs include:
Dr. Sher has garnered extensive coverage on television and has received media and public recognition as an outspoken consumer advocate.
Dr. Sher has more than 200 scientific papers and abstracts to his credit. He has authored one of the most widely read books on IVF, In Vitro Fertilization, the A.R.T. of Making Babies. The completely revised third edition was released in 2005 and is available at most bookstores as well as through Amazon.com (Click here). He is currently working on a new edition of the book that covers the new technology and techniques in the field of reproductive medicine.
Dr. Sher continues to “push the envelope” always looking for new ways to improve the IVF field – thus helping couples to fulfill their dreams of becoming parents. He consistently provides the utmost personal, compassionate and state-of-the-art care and was recently recognized as Physician of the Year by several Las Vegas publications.
Awards & Accomplishments
“We’ll never be able to thank you enough for our little miracle boy – we will never forget your genius, as well as your genuine dedication, support and kindness. Our needs we’re very special & specific, our road was long, winding and at times very bumpy. You are one incredible man Dr Sher, and always so humble.”
“I have a beautiful five-year-old boy who starts Kindergarten next Monday, thanks to Dr. Sher!! I got pregnant on my first IVF try in Vegas! I count my blessing every day that I have my guy! I think of Dr. Sher often – he made my dream of being a Mom come true!!”
“Dr. Sher is amazing! The best there is. Brilliant and compassionate.!”
“A woman could not be in better hands than Dr. Sher’s!”
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