Zev Rosenwaks, M.D.
Zev Rosenwaks, M.D. is the Director and Physician-in-Chief of the Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine and Attending Obstetrician-Gynecologist at New York/Weill-Cornell. In 1994, Dr. Rosenwaks was named the Revlon Distinguished Professor of Reproductive Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Since 2000, Dr. Rosenwaks has been the co-director of the Institute for Reproductive Medicine.
Dr. Rosenwaks is internationally renowned for his pioneering work in assisted reproduction. He was the director of the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia, the unit that achieved the first IVF pregnancy in the United States. He also developed the first egg donation program in the United States. Dr. Rosenwaks has been listed in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors in New York, the Northeast as well as in Castle Connolly’s guide to America’s Top Doctors. Dr. Rosenwaks has also been featured in interviews on many major media outlets including ABC’s World News Tonight, 20/20, Good Morning America, Nightline, NBC’s Today Show, NBC’s Nightly News, CBS’s Morning Show, the Charlie Rose Show, CNN, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Time magazine.
Dr. Rosenwaks currently serves as an Overseer on the Weill Cornell Medical College Board of Overseers and sits on both the Faculty Steering Council and the Executive Faculty Council and was recently appointed to serve as a Committee Member for the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Rosenwaks has trained over 60 fellows and was recently awarded the Weill Cornell Medical College Award for Teaching Excellence.
Dr. Rosenwaks is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and was past president of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. Currently, Dr. Rosenwaks serves as assistant secretary for the Council of the New York Obstetrical Society.
Dr. Rosenwaks has published over 320 peer-reviewed articles, 100 invited book chapters and six textbooks. He has edited numerous textbooks and journals and is currently the editor of Seminars in Reproductive Medicine.