Dr Melvin H. Thornton
Founder & Managing Partner
Dr Melvin H. Thornton - Founder & Managing Partner
Dr Thornton has over 20 years’ experience in the fertility field, including 15 years with the Columbia University IVF program as Medical Director and as Director of their donor egg program.
His patients describe him as a reassuring, caring, and personable physician. Dr Thornton has dedicated many years and countless hours to teaching and mentoring medical students, fellows, and residents as an Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia.
He has published more than 50 papers, written several book chapters and presented nearly 100 abstracts at professional conferences on topics related to women’s health and reproduction.
Expertise & Special Interest • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) • Donor Egg IVF • Surrogacy • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) • Fertility Preservation • Male Infertility
Education Medical Degree: • Washington University School of Medicine • St. Louis, MO
Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology • University of Southern California, Medical Center Los Angeles, CA • Fellowship in Gynecologic Pelvic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH
Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility University of Southern California Medical Center Los Angeles, CA
Certifications & Professional Affiliations • Board Certified: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility • Board Certified: Obstetrics and Gynecology • Fellow: American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (FACOG) • Member: American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Our main facility100 Putnam Green, Greenwich, 06830, CTPhone: (+1) 203 774-9900, Fax: (+1) 203 900-0660
International locationsAmerican Fertility Services is very pleased to offer our intended parents, egg donors and surrogates a completely brand new facility featuring the latest generation equipment.