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Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) Tampa Bay Physician, Shayne Plosker, M.D., Recognized as Top Doctor for Infertility by Tampa Magazines

Tampa, FL - SGF Tampa Bay is proud to announce that Shayne Plosker, M.D., has been named a Top Doctor for Infertility by Tampa Magazines. This recognition is voted on by physician peers in various fields of medicine. This is the fourth year Dr. Plosker has been recognized as a top infertility doctor by Tampa Magazines.

In May, Tampa Magazines sent surveys to more than 9,000 physicians practicing in Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco counties asking them to nominate the peers they believe stand out from the rest. Votes were tallied from the surveys and careful screening of doctors’ educational and professional experience was essential before final selection was made among those physicians most highly regarded by their peers. Tampa Bay physicians chose 273 of their peers from 67 practice areas as this year’s Top Doctors.

Additionally, Dr. Plosker is featured in The Best Doctors in America® List by Best Doctors, Inc., a comprehensive guide to the most respected primary care and specialists across the country. The list includes close to 40,000 U.S. doctors in more than 450 medical specialty and subspecialty combinations.

“I am honored and humbled to be recognized by my peers as a top doctor in my field. I feel privileged to be part of a practice that puts compassion and excellent patient care first. SGF is incredibly innovative and has been a leader in all aspects of reproductive care for decades,” said Dr. Plosker.

When asked about his approach with patients, Dr. Plosker explained, “I strive to make personal connections with my patients beyond their medical needs because they are fellow human beings who are struggling. We all struggle with our personal challenges at times, and I try to be there as a supportive person in addition to being a physician. IVF has become an incredibly successful treatment option in its 40 years of existence, but not everyone achieves their goal, and we must take care of everyone. I try to offer alternative directions to patients who are struggling, and sometimes just be there compassionately to share their struggles with them. I don’t give up.”

Dr. Plosker joined Shady Grove Fertility in 2019 and sees patients in the Brandon, FL, office. He holds the rank of Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Collaborative Pathway at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Prior to joining SGF Tampa Bay, Dr. Plosker was the Division Director of USF IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology, and Medical Director of IVF at Tampa General Hospital, from 2006-2019.

Dr. Plosker earned his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario, where he also completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Following residency, he completed his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Plosker has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, book chapters, and review articles in many leading scientific journals, and has been invited to present and consult nationally and internationally. He is the recipient of multiple scientific and teaching awards as well as awards for exemplary patient care, such as the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Star Award, News and World Report Top 10% of Doctors Nationwide Distinction 2011-2014, and Best Doctors in America in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2017-2018.

Dr. Plosker is an active member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. His interests include assisted reproductive technologies, pre-implantation genetic testing (PGT), fertility preservation, and international infertility care.

SGF Tampa Bay has offices in Tampa, Brandon, and Wesley Chapel, as well as secure, private telemedicine consultations. The practice was formed in 2018 in affiliation with Women’s Care Florida (WCF), a premier provider of women’s health care throughout Central Florida. The SGF expansion to Florida provides more convenient access to highly specialized fertility care, including diagnostic testing and low- and high-tech treatment options such as intrauterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization (IVF), donor egg treatment, egg freezing, oncofertility, and LGBTQ family building. SGF’s expansion into Tampa also expands its donor egg treatment and gestational carrier programs, creating access for egg donor recipients and for patients needing a gestational carrier traveling from South America. SGF recruits and prescreens (medically, psychologically, and genetically) all prospective, ready-to-cycle egg donors prior to listing them on the SGF donor registry.

SGF Tampa Bay accepts many insurances and also offers unique financial programs for self-pay patients such as their Shared Risk 100% Refund Guarantee for IVF and donor egg—in which patients take home a baby or receive a full refund—or their income-based Shared Help Program and Military Discount, to name a few. SGF provides an exclusive financing option through Fertility Finance with an easy loan process and competitive rates.

SGF Tampa Bay is accepting new patients. Call 1-877-761-1967 or submit this brief form to schedule a virtual physician consult.

About Shady Grove Fertility (SGF)
SGF is a leading fertility and IVF center of excellence with more than 85,000 babies born and counting. With 38 locations throughout FL, GA, MD, NY, PA, VA, D.C., and Santiago, Chile, we offer patients virtual physician consults, individualized care, accept most insurance plans, and make treatment affordable through innovative financial options, including treatment guarantees. More physicians refer their patients to SGF than any other center. Call 1-888-761-1967 or visit ShadyGroveFertility.com
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