Dr. Sergio C. Oehninger joined Sher Fertility Institute New York in the summer of 2018 and is currently available to see patients in our Manhattan office. Dr. Oehninger comes to Sher Fertility Institute New York as a reproductive endocrinology & infertility specialist who has been practicing for over three decades.
For those not familiar with Dr. Oehninger, he comes to us from having held the prestigious title of the Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) at The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine (the first IVF clinic in America). The Jones Institute pioneered in-vitro fertilization (IVF) in America, and since his arrival to that clinic in 1988 Dr. Oehninger has helped thousands of couples achieve their dreams of starting a family though IVF and other technologies. He has also held the positions of Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Some of his certifications include Federation Licensing Examination (FLEX), Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), Specialty Board, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and National Board of Medicine, School of Medicine, Graduate School of the University of the Republic Uruguay, and REI Fellowship at the Jones Institute.
Dr. Oehninger has numerous publications in the areas of assisted reproductive technologies, IVF–ICSI, sperm function tests, and male infertility and has co-authored two textbooks. Most of his research work focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of infertility, fertilization, and implantation.
He has received multiple academic distinctions including a Fulbright scholarship to Rutgers University, and awards for his clinical services from EVMS, local community and national organizations including, Best Doctors in America 2017-2018, Top Award “Inside Business – Health Care Heroes, Advancements in Health Care” and the 2017 “American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Star Award”.
Dr. Oehninger is an active member of the ASRM, The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (he is a member of the Executive Committee of SART), The Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI), The American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (AGOS), The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, and many other professional organizations.
A recognized leader in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, Dr. Oehninger has been an invited speaker for numerous national and international medical meetings.
He is fluent in English and Spanish.
What patients are saying about Dr. Oehninger:
Dr. Oehninger is very on top of things, no nonsense, and super knowledgeable! He will take time with you and answer any questions you have.
He was always encouraging after appointments and he was successful on our first IVF try!! Love him!!!
Wonderful doctor!!! After so many attempts to get pregnant and wasting over 2 years with other doctors , Dr. Oehninger did his job in 6 months.
Very personal and clear on all the issues you might question. He is the best!!!
Two IVF's and two successful implants later. I have two wonderful boys 9 and 12. He was professional and the process went smoothly.