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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Beth McAvey is a Reproductive Endocrinologist and Fertility Specialist who has earned the respect and admiration of patients and colleagues for her compassionate care and clinical expertise. Prior to joining RMA of New York in 2015, Dr. McAvey treated infertile couples at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center’s Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Health. She is currently on faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she is actively involved in educating residents and students, treating patients for infertility, providing assisted reproductive technologies and minimally-invasive gynecological surgery, and performing egg freezing for both medical and social indications. Dr. McAvey is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is also a member of both the American Society for Reproductive Medicine & the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
  • After graduating with honors from Syracuse, Dr. McAvey earned a graduate degree in Reproductive Biology, graduating summa cum laude from Johns Hopkins University. She then earned her medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. McAvey completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the NY Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center and completed her subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Montefiore Medical Center.
  • Dr. McAvey is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Distinguished House Staff Award from New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center as well as an award for surgical excellence in the field of gynecology from the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Montefiore Medical Center, Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and Publications

  • How many eggs does it take to generate an Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) baby: is more always better?
  • Aromatase inhibition causes increased amplitude, but not frequency, of hypothalamic-pituitary output in normal women
  • Evaluating and treating insomnia in menopausal women; The post-menopausal woman
  • Involvement of calcium signaling and the actin cytoskeleton in the membrane block to polyspermy in mouse eggs
  • Effects of perturbation of cell polarity on molecular markers of sperm-egg binding sites on mouse eggs
  • She is a Fellow, Clinical Instructor, Assistant Professor in Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Montefiore Medical Center: Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Language Spoken

  • English