25 Years of Experience

“STAY TRUE TO YOURSELF AND NEVER LET WHAT SOMEBODY ELSE SAYS DISTRACT YOU FROM YOUR GOALS ”

MICHELLE OBAMA

ABOUT ME

 
ABOUT ME

Dr. Melvin Thornton has over 25  years of 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.

 

He has helped many intended parents throughout the world build their families. His patients describe him as a reassuring, caring, and a personable physician. 

EDUCATION

Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

  • Medical Degree

University of Southern California Medical Center,  Los Angeles, CA

  • Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

  • Fellowship in Gynecologic Pelvic Surgery

EXPERIENCE

University of Southern California

  • Assistant Professor OB/GYN Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

 Columbia University

  • IVF Program, Medical Director & Director of Donor Egg Program

IntegraMed

  • Sher Institue of Reproductive Medicine/CT Fertility

American Fertility Services

  • Medical Director

  • Director of Egg Donation and Surrogacy

EXPERTISE & SPECIALTIES
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

  • Donor Egg IVF

  • Surrogacy

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

  • Fertility Preservation

  • Male Infertility

CERTIFICATIONS& AFFILIATIONS
  • Board Certified: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

  • Board Certified: Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Fellow: American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG)

  • Member: American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

NOTABLE RECOGNITION

Dr. Melvin Thornton has dedicated many years to teaching and mentoring medical students, fellows, and residents.

 

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.

Top Doctors Award

by Castle & Connolly

 

Dr. Melvin Thornton

2015-2020

A MESSAGE TO MY PATIENTS

Dear Intended Parents,

 

These are very daunting times for all of us as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect all of us worldwide. During this time of uncertainty I am committed to supporting your family-building journey. Due to the urgent need of medical professionals in New York City, I have decided to volunteer my medical expertise to those suffering from this tragedy. Rest assure, my commitment to help build families remains unwavered. 

 

Once this pandemic is behind us, I have decided  to open an IVF center that will allow me to fulfill my vision to help intended parents realize their dream of having a family via surrogacy, egg donation, fertility preservation and IVF. 

I have created a Frequently Asked Questions document that can be found here FAQ's to provide the answers you may be looking for. Please don't hesitate to reach out to me via email or in the contact form below.

I look forward to keeping in touch and continuing to help you reach your fertility goals!

Sincerely,

Dr. Melvin H. Thornton

CONTACT ME

 

If you would like to keep in contact with me, have any questions or would like to say hello please fill out the form and I will return your message!

E-MAIL

PHONE

203-292-0335

LOCATION

Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

New York, New York, United States

© 2020 by DR. MELVIN H THORNTON