Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship

This is a three-year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology designed to fulfill the requirements for board certification in the subspecialty. Time is equally divided between clinical duties and research experience. The three fellows rotate through clinical, surgical, and research blocks lasting approximately four months each. Clinical activities, Exclusive of ART procedures, elective surgery are performed five days a week. An active IVF program continues to develop, incorporating new reproductive technologies, cryopreservation, embryo manipulation, ICSI, and preimplantation genetic diagnosis. Research duties include assisting in clinical research programs and development of independent laboratory research projects under the direction of one of the faculty members. Ample time is provided to obtain basic skills in radioimmunoassay, andrology, embryo biology, and other laboratory techniques. Teaching activities within the division include weekly endocrine/infertility seminars, monthly journal club, and discussion of ovulation induction and surgeries scheduled. Additionally, a departmental grand rounds and morbidity/mortality conference is held every Tuesday morning. The fellows also participate in resident and medical student instruction both within the field of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, and in general obstetrics and gynecology.


Karen Wheeler, M.D.
Residency: Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Fellowship: 2016-2019





Charalampos Chatzicharalampous, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical School: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece – 2003-2007
Residency: The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY – 2011-2015
M.S./PhD: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece – 2011 - 2015
Fellowship: Genetics and Genomics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY – 2015-2017
Fellowship: Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship - 2017-2019


Sicily Garvin, M.D.
Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA - 2008-2013
Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD - 2013-2017
Fellowship: Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship - 2017-2020