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Nathaniel Zoneraich, MD, FACOG

Diplomate of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Nathaniel-Zoneraich,-MD,-FACOGDr. Nathaniel Zoneraich grew up in Northern New Jersey and received his undergraduate degree from the prestigious Cornell University. He attended medical school in New York City, NY and received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the world renowned Cornell University Medical College. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. There he served as Executive Chief Resident during his last year of residency and was awarded Outstanding Resident of Gynecologic Endoscopy by his peers and mentors of the Ob/Gyn Department. Dr. Zoneraich went on to complete his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

After fellowship, Dr. Zoneraich moved to the Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland area and joined Washington Fertility Center, a private fertility clinic where he proved his skills at helping create families. In 2005, Dr. Zoneraich moved to Arizona to open Advanced Fertility Care.

Dr. Zoneraich is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a member of  American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology, American Medical Association, and Phoenix Ob/Gyn Society.

Dr. Zoneraich’s impressive training and experience has resulted in some of the highest success rates in Arizona as well as the country. Dr. Zoneraich’s special interests include fertility preservation with egg freezing, in vitro fertilization (IVF), donor egg IVF, and advanced hysteroscopic surgery. He is also extremely well known for his compassionate style and warm bedside manner. Dr. Zoneraich is married and lives in Scottsdale with his wife and two children.

Frederick Larsen, MD, FACOG

Diplomate of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Frederick-Larsen,-MD,-FACOGDr Frederick Larsen grew up in Virginia and received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University. He received his M.D. from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 1994. Following medical school, he completed an OB/GYN residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. While in residency, he was selected as the Outstanding Senior Resident and was awarded national honors by the American College of OB/GYN for his research. Prior to beginning his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Duke University, he was a practicing OB/GYN generalist for 2 years.

Upon completion of his fellowship in 2003, Dr. Larsen served as Director of Assisted Reproductive Technologies at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C for five years where he managed over 400 IVF cycles a year and led the clinical training of fellows from the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Infertility Fellowship. While on faculty of the NIH Infertility fellowship, he was the leading producer of clinical research and focused his research efforts on IVF outcome. Dr. Larsen’s related research has been highly published and presented since 1998.

Dr. Larsen is board-certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility and Obstetrics & Gynecology. He is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, and the Phoenix Ob/Gyn Society. Dr. Larsen’s special interests include fertility preservation, in vitrofertilization,hysteroscopic and laparoscopic (including robotic) surgery, tubal reversal surgery and the legal aspects of reproductive medicine. While only having lived in the Valley since 2008, his ties to this area go back over one hundred years. He currently lives in Awhatukee with his wife and 6 children.

Vladimir Troché, MD, FACOG

Diplomate of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Troche

Dr. Vladimir Troché is a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist offering fertility treatment in the greater Phoenix area, Arizona. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii and his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Troché is one of the country’s highly-respected fertility experts in the medical community. His great skill in the fertility field and wonderful bedside manner earned him the excellent reputation he has today.

Prior to moving to the greater Phoenix area in the fall of 1992, Dr. Troché was an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the R. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland and Chief of the Reproductive Endocrine Service at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He has conducted research and is published in the area of growth factors in the human endometrium, in particular, Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) and its receptor. Dr. Troché has a special bond with the United States Armed Forces and offers a Military Discounts for IVF Treatments. More information here.

Dr. Troché is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the Maricopa County Medical Society, and the Phoenix Obstetrical and Gynecological Society.

Dr. Troché is happily married and has two wonderful daughters. In his time off he can be found road cycling or enjoying the beautiful outdoors with his family.

Kelly Braman, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Kelly Braman

Kelly Braman is a Certified Physician Assistant originally from the Midwest. She received her undergraduate degree from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, studying Business Management and also earned a second degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ultrasound). She worked in the healthcare field including high risk Obstetrics and Perinatology for 12+ years before advancing her education with a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at The University of California-Davis.

Prior to joining our team, Kelly has worked as a PA for 5 years in the clinic and surgery setting specializing in Plastics and Otolaryngology. She now works closely with our physicians, performing ultrasounds, various in-clinic procedures including intrauterine inseminations, hysterosonograms, hysterosalpingograms, along with assisting in consults and follow up appointments.

Kelly is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). On her time off, she enjoys hiking with her fiance’ and dog, golfing, skiing, and boating.

Doug Trowbridge

Laboratory Director

Doug Trowbridge is a true local, born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. He graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2008. Doug joined our practice as a senior embryologist in 2018 with over 10 years of experience in embryology and andrology. He has since been promoted to Laboratory Supervisor, overseeing all of the IVF and andrology staff and procedures. Doug’s mastered skills extend across all in-vitro fertilization techniques, including intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), blastocyst embryo biopsies, oocyte and embryo cryopreservation and warming procedures, assisted hatching and embryo transfers. Doug has amassed a vast network within the IVF community, locally and nationally, that has allowed him to stay on the cutting edge of the field’s latest technology.

Doug continues to live in the valley with his wife and two kids. Outside of the lab he enjoys spending time outdoors running, hiking, camping with his family, and playing competitive softball. As a family man, Doug’s passion for embryology stems from his desire to help patients start and build their own families. His dedication to embryology, the staff, and our patients has created an elite IVF laboratory.

Joe Conaghan, Ph.D., HCLD

Laboratory Director

Joe Conaghan,-Ph.D.,-HCLDDr. Joe Conaghan has over 20 years experience working in embryology and andrology laboratories. He is internationally recognized for his work on improving embryo culture conditions.

Dr. Conaghan obtained his Ph.D. in Human Embryology at the University of London, under the direction of Dr. Alan Handyside and Dr. Henry Leese. He spent 7 years at Hammersmith Hospital in London, where he trained in embryology. More recently, he spent 5 years as the IVF laboratory director at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and also serves as the laboratory director of Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco, CA. He is board certified as a High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (HCLD) in the disciplines of Embryology and Andrology.

Dr. Conaghan is a regular faculty member at the American Board of Bioanalysts (ABB) review course. He also sits on the ABB Board of Directors and is the immediate past Chair of the College of Reproductive Biology (CRB). He is a frequent speaker at both the ABB and American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) annual meetings and he teaches Reproductive Technology at San Francisco State University where he is a faculty member. He participates as a Reproductive Laboratory Inspector for the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Dr. Conaghan is also a current executive member of the board of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) where he represents laboratory directors. He has been a member of ASRM for 15 years and a member of ESHRE for 14 years.

Dr. Conaghan’s interests are in developing programs for the treatment of severe male factor infertility, diagnosis of genetic disease in embryos, improved embryo culture and improving protocols for oocyte and embryo freezing. Dr. Conaghan resides with his wife and 3 children.

There is hope. Are you ready to make your miracle happen?