Dr. Joao de Pinho - Founder, Managing Partner - American Fertility Services

Dr. Joao de Pinho

Dr Joao De Pinho

Joao De Pinho MD

Dr De Pinho is a world-renowned fertility specialist focusing in third-party reproduction.

Dr De Pinho has participated as an advocate worldwide for the rights to parenthood through surrogacy at local European legislative and medical forums. He is well respected by the leading surrogacy and donor matching agencies in assisting prospective parents in the LGBTQ communities globally on their journey to parenthood.

Dr De Pinho has received numerous awards and publications, resulting in advances for improving sperm and egg freezing and genetic selection. He speaks Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese.

Expertise & Special Interest
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Third Party Reproduction
Donor Egg IVF
Fertility Preservation
• Decrease Ovarian Reserve
• Male infertility
LBGTQ Assisted Reproduction Fertility
International Assisted Reproduction

• Faculdade de Farmácia de Lisboa
Medical Degree:
• Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas de Lisboa (Magna Cum Laude)
• USMLE, Baylor College of Medicine

Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology
• Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
• Fellowship in Gynecologic Pelvic Surgery, Portugal

Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
• New York Presbyterian-Columbia University, NY

Certifications & Professional Affiliations
• Board Certified: Obstetrics and Gynecology
• Fellow: American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (FACOG)
• Review Committee member: American Society for Reproductive Medicine
• Society of Reproductive Investigation

Insurance and Out-Of-Network Benefits

American Fertility Services understands the financial burden of fertility treatment.

Currently we are working to become in-network providers with Aetna, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.

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Our main facility
100 Putnam Green, Greenwich, 06830, CT
Phone: (+1) 203 774-9900, Fax: (+1) 203 900-0660

International locations
American Fertility Services is very pleased to offer our intended parents, egg donors and surrogates a completely brand new facility featuring the latest generation equipment.


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