Dr. Nancy Durso is one of Shady Grove Fertility’s newest physicians at SGF’s Fredericksburg, VA location. The new Fredericksburg location will offer a broad array of fertility services, including diagnostic testing, low-tech treatment options such as intrauterine insemination (IUI), highly advanced infertility treatments such as donor egg treatment, oncofertility, andrology services, LGBTQ family building, and egg freezing to name a few.
Dr. Durso graduated from Valparaiso University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry. She then earned her medical degree at the University of Virginia, and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at St. Louis University and fellowship at Washington University both in St. Louis, MO.
She returned to the Washington area to practice in 1990. She had been in several private practices in the D.C. area until 2016. She joined the faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2016 and practiced in Richmond for 2 years.
Dr. Durso joined Shady Grove Fertility in July 2018 and is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility.
More about Dr. Nancy Durso
Q: WHY DID YOU BECOME A DOCTOR/REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGIST?
A: I was doing my residency in Ob/Gyn and did a rotation on REI in my third year. I was fascinated by the technology and felt that his would be an area that would be changing and moving forward in my lifetime. I love helping couples become families.
Q: WHO INSPIRES YOU?
A: Mother Teresa
Q: WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES AND WHY DO YOU ENJOY THEM?
A: I am a Candy Crush addict. I like the mental challenge of the different levels and I feel good when I complete the level. I am very involved in my church and do activities that help disadvantaged people.
Q: WHAT ABOUT SGF MAKES YOU THE MOST PROUD?
A: I have been in several practices in my career. I find that Shady Grove is well organized and centered around patient care as the main objective. The lab is top notch. For such a large company there really is a feeling of family between the staff.
Q: WHAT’S ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?
A: Cruise to Alaska
Q: DESCRIBE A TIME WHEN YOU WERE INSPIRED BY A PATIENT.
A: I am inspired by patients continuously. Many patients have to conquer such obstacles even to come in for the first appointment. The courage they show inspires me to give them the best treatment every day.
Q: WHAT IS YOUR APPROACH TO HELPING PATIENTS WHO ARE STRUGGLING?|
A: Listening to their story and how it affects different aspects of their life. Talking about other things in their life and to let them know their value to me as a person, not just a patient.
Q: HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONALITY?
A: Quiet, introverted, positive and an optimist. I notice small details. I have deep feelings that don’t always show on the surface. I care about others’ welfare.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Nancy Durso, please call our New Patient Center at 1-877-971-7755 or complete our online form.