Infertility Treatment in MD, VA & DC at Shady Grove Fertility

Eric A. Widra, M.D.



Eric A. Widra, M.D. is the Medical Director of Shady Grove Fertility in Metropolitan Washington, DC; Baltimore, MD; and Philadelphia, PA  and the Associate Director of the Combined Federal Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility – a post-graduate training program for future leaders in this sub-specialty operated through the NIH, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and Shady Grove Fertility. 

Dr. Widra received his medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He completed a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship at The George Washington University.  Dr. Widra is currently Professor and Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Georgetown University.  

At a national level, Dr. Widra is the Chair of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) Practice committee, a member of the SART Executive Committee and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Practice Committee.   

In addition to his clinical practice at Shady Grove Fertility, Dr. Widra supervises the extensive research activities and academic ventures of the practice.  He has numerous publications and presentation in the field of infertility and Reproductive Technologies.  He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and a fellow of the American Academy of Wilderness Medicine. 

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Board Certified

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Awards & Recognition

Washingtonian's Top Doctors list for Infertility (continuously since 2002)
Washington Consumers Checkbook's Top Doctors of 2015

Professional Organizations

Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART)
American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
American Academy of Wilderness Medicine

Read and Watch More from Dr. Widra

9/9/2014 Washington Business Journal: With changing financing, Shady Grove Fertility sees more IVF couples opt against trying for twins
6/1/2014- High-Tech Fertility Treatments: Cutting-Edge Innovations in Embryo Testing and Freezing
4/28/14 - The Wall Street Journal: "Fertility Study Warns of Risks From Multiple Births"
Watch Dr. Widra on CNN:  "Was Octomom's Doctor Negligent"
12/10/12 - Fertility Authority: "Clinic Q&A: Talking Egg Freezing with Shady Grove"
10/19/12 - CNN: "Experts: Egg freezing no longer 'experimental'"
10/19/12 - ABC News: "Freezing Eggs for Fertility Works, Caution Urged"
10/19/12 - NPR: "Freezing Eggs to Make Babies Later Moves Toward Mainstream"
10/19/12 - "Freezing eggs for fertility works, but no guarantee"
5/31/11 - National Public Radio: Egg Freezing Puts The Biological Clock On Hold


Dr. Widra's Reviews

"Dr. Widra was very friendly, comforting and informative."

"The best part of my experience was the clear and objective discussion with Dr. Widra and the explanation behind the options laid out. There is more holistic patient management compared to my experience in other clinics."

"My partner and I LOVE working with Dr. Widra"