Ricardo A. Yazigi, M.D.
Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology/ Infertility, and with more than twenty years of clinical experience, Ricardo A. Yazigi, M.D. received his medical degree from University of Chile (Pontificia Universidad Catolica De Chile, Santiago), Magna Cum Laude in 1978. He had his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sotero del Rio Hospital, Chile and at State University of New York at Nassau County Medical Center, NY. He pursued a Research Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, CT. and a Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
Dr. Yazigi was Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Temple University School of Medicine, PA from 1991 to 1996 and joined the GBMC Fertility Center, Baltimore, MD in 1997. He is currently Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Yazigi has published numerous scientific papers and has lectured both in the country and abroad.
He is the recipient of Research Awards both in the United States and overseas and is member of national and foreign Medical Specialty Societies. He has be honored with several awards including Patient's Choice Award (2010-2012) PatientsChoice.org, Top Ten Doctors (2012) from Vitals and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011-2012) from American Registry.
Dr. Yazigi serves as ad-hoc reviewer for the Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fertility and Sterility, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Journal of Pelvic Surgery. He is trained in Robotic Surgery (DaVinci laparoscopy) for fertility surgical procedures. Languages: English, Spanish.
Awards & Recognition
PatientsChoice.org's Patient's Choice Award (2010-2012)
Vitals' Top Ten Doctors (2012)
American Registry's Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011-2012)
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Dr. Yazigi's Reviews
"Dr. Yazigi has been such a wonderful advocate for my husband and I. He is always accessible and listens to our needs when making treatment decisions. We couldn’t ask for a more knowledgeable, professional, and compassionate Physician to help us in this very trying process." – December 2009
"Dr. Yazigi was referred to us by our favorite Doctor so we knew that he was the vest choice to help us build a family. We trust the Doctor who referred us to him implicitly so Dr. Yazigi couldn’t be given a higher complement as far as we are concerned. He has been understanding, kind, supportive, knowledgeable, professional, and everything we hoped for." – December 2009
"I really appreciate Dr. Yazigi’s approachable demeanor and humor which definitely makes it easier to talk about issues that would otherwise be uncomfortable." – December 2009
"I could not be happier with Dr Yazigi. He listened to me and he has been more thorough than any of my precious Fertility Specialists. I feel that he is taking the time and applying all of his knowledge to help us bring a baby into our lives." – February 2010
"Doctor Yazigi is a wonderful, and kind physician. He has excellent manners. It has been an honor and a privilege to have him as our fertility physician. Thanks to him I have two beautiful girls. It has been a pleasure to know and work with him. There are no words to thank him." August 2014