About Howard D. McClamrock, M.D.
Howard D. McClamrock, M.D., earned both his undergraduate degree and medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology and his fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at the University of Maryland. After completing his fellowship in 1988, Dr. McClamrock joined the faculty at the University of Maryland in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, where he co-founded the in vitro fertilization program along with Dr. Eugene Katz of SGF’s Towson office. Dr. McClamrock was the first reproductive endocrinologist in the state of Maryland to perform a frozen embryo transfer that resulted in a live birth. He is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and currently serves as a clinical associate professor and chief in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Maryland.
- Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Maryland
- Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Maryland
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
- Baltimore Magazine’s Top Doctor, 2012
- Castle Connolly Medical Top Doctor
- Ladies’ Home Journal Best Doctors for Families–Coast to Coast in Reproductive Endocrinology
- American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
- The American Society for Reproductive Medicine
- Baltimore-Washington Area Reproductive Endocrinology Society
- European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology
- Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
- Society for Reproductive Surgeons
Q & A
Q: Why did you become a doctor/reproductive endocrinologist?
A: I was inspired by the science of reproductive endocrinology as well as my medical school adviser, the late Dr. Luther Talbert, and Dr. Eli Adashi.
Q: Who inspires you?
A: The giants of the field, such as the late Dr. Howard W. Jones Jr. and the late Dr. Robert Edwards.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: I enjoy being outdoors at the shore and I am a wine enthusiast.
Q: What about SGF makes you the most proud?
A: To be a part of such a great world-class program.
Q: What’s on your bucket list?
A: More travel, although I have traveled extensively.
Q: Describe a time when you were inspired by a patient
A: A patient who had very much to do in a very short period of time in order to conceive and accomplished it all.
Q: What is your approach to helping patients who are struggling?
A: To try to let them know that we are there with them.
Q: How would you describe your personality?
A: Quiet but caring.
“I absolutely love and appreciate Dr. McClamrock. With his help and patience my husband and I were able to get pregnant twice, after years of trying.”
“Dr. McClamrock was very professional and knowledgeable. He took time to look at my history and answered any questions I had.”
“Dr. McClamrock did a great job of making use feel comfortable and making us feel like we were in control of our treatment and options.”
“I cannot thank Dr. McClamrock enough for his kind and compassionate care. With him I felt a sense of hope that I had not previously felt such that no matter what our outcome, I knew we were in the right hands. The nurses and staff at Shady Grove Fertility should be commended for the exceptional job they do. I do not have enough words to express my appreciation. I truly feel blessed to have had the opportunity to be a patient of Shady Grove Fertility’s in one of life’s most stressful circumstances. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”
“I had the most wonderful experience with Dr. McClamrock and his staff at Shady Grove Fertility in Harbor East, Maryland. With what was a not so pleasant time to be going through, Dr. McClamrock and his absolutely exceptional staff made my time and experience amazing. From the time I began my journey my questions were always answered even if I was sending emails to my nurses at 6:00am. My husband and I are beyond grateful for the experience at SGF. After 3 IUI cycles, we are currently expecting our first child! My negative experience of trying to get pregnant turned positive with Dr. McClamrock. I walked in every appointment with a smile and was greeted with one back. I would highly recommend this Dr. and his staff for anyone dealing with the pain and struggle of infertility.”
“Dr. McClamrock is an outstanding doctor. Very knowledgeable in his profession. Always willing to answer our questions and recommend the best treatment for my fiancé and I. We are now 20 weeks pregnant with out first baby girl!”
“Dr. McClamrock and the rest of the staff at the Baltimore office were able to make our dreams come true and never gave up on us. I will never be able to thank them enough!”
- McClamrock HD, Jones HW Jr., Adashi EY. Ovarian stimulation and intrauterine insemination at the quarter centennial: implications for the multiple births epidemic. Fertil Steril. 2012;97(4):802-812.
- McClamrock HD. The great weight debate: do elevations in body mass index (BMI) exert a negative extraovarian effect on IVF outcome? Fertil Steril. 2008;89:1609-10.
- Sharara FI, McClamrock HD. Use of microdose GnRH agonist protocol in women with low ovarian volumes undergoing IVF. Hum Reprod. 2001;6:500-503.
- Sharara FI, McClamrock HD. Ratio of estradiol concentration on the day of human chorionic gonadotrophin administration to mid-luteal estradiol concentration is predictive of in-vitro fertilization outcome. Hum Reprod. 1999;14:2777-2782.
- Sharara FI, McClamrock HD. High estradiol levels and high oocyte yield are not detrimental to in vitro fertilization outcome. Fertil Steril. 1999;72:401-5.
- Sharara FI, Lim J, McClamrock HD. Endometrial pattern on the day of oocyte retrieval is more predictive of implantation success than the pattern or thickness on the day of hCG administration. J Assist Reprod Genet. 1999;16:523-8.
- Sharara FI, McClamrock HD. Endometrial fluid collection in women with hydrosalpinx after HCG: a report of two cases and implications for management. Hum Reprod. 1998;12:2816-9.
- Adashi EY, McClamrock HD. Managing the anovulatory state: medical induction of ovulation. ACOG Technical Bulletin. 1994;97:1-8.
- McClamrock HD, Bass KM, Adashi EY. Ovarian hyperandrogenism: the role of and sensitivity to gonadotropins. Fertil Steril. 1991;55:73-9.
- McClamrock, HD, Katz E, Adashi EY. Clomiphene citrate: a 1990 update. Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America. 1990;1(1):37-58.