Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) Atlanta is proud to announce board certified reproductive endocrinologist Monica Best, M.D. has joined the practice’s award-winning Atlanta medical team. Dr. Best will join Atlanta physicians Drs. Mark Perloe, Desireé McCarthy-Keith, Anne Namnoum, and their most recent addition, Natalie Stentz. Dr. Best is currently accepting new patients at SGF’s Atlanta-Northside location and will soon begin accepting new patients at SGF’s Buckhead-Piedmont location.

Monica Best earned her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Michigan where she graduated with honors and with multiple academic awards to her credit. She is a native of St. Louis and returned to Missouri for medical school where she was awarded a full academic scholarship to attend the University of Missouri School of Medicine.

Dr. Best completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago School of Medicine. During residency, Dr. Best realized her love of teaching residents and medical students. She was elected and served as the Chief Academic Resident of her residency class. Dr. Best completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Best was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship where she researched and later published work on the novel rapid non-genomic actions of sex steroids at the University of Pisa in Pisa, Italy. She has published in peer reviewed journals, authored book chapters, and presented her research nationally. She is a member of numerous medical societies to include the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

“I have experienced infertility personally therefore I understand first-hand the physical and psychological challenges faced by couples with infertility. I am passionate about helping couples successfully through all aspects of their unique infertility journey. It gives me great satisfaction to share in the excitement couples experience as they build the family of their dreams,” says Best.

SGF Atlanta, who was named 2018 Best Reproductive Endocrinology Practice by Kudzu and Top Doctors by Atlanta Magazine, currently has four locations in the greater Atlanta region, with their newest full-service location in Marietta, GA that recently opened in October 2018. Patients also have access to SGF Atlanta’s unique financial options that help make fertility treatment more affordable.

“We are honored to have Dr. Monica Best join the SGF Atlanta medical team. With now five reproductive endocrinologists in the Atlanta region, patients have even more convenient access than ever before to highly specialized fertility care from an esteemed team of physicians,” says Mark Segal, Chief Executive Officer at Shady Grove Fertility.

Patients may schedule an appointment with Dr. Best at SGF’s Atlanta-Northside or Buckhead-Piedmont location, or any other SGF physician by calling the Shady Grove Fertility New Patient Center at 1-888-761-1967 or submitting this brief online form.

About Shady Grove Fertility Atlanta 
SGF Atlanta, formerly Georgia Reproductive Specialists (GRS), is part of the Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) international network of state-of-the-art infertility care and IVF centers, offering patients individualized care, innovative financial options, and pregnancy rates among the highest in the United States. For more information about SGF Atlanta or to schedule an appointment with an SGF Atlanta physician, call 404-843-2229 or fill out this brief form. For more information about Shady Grove Fertility, call 1-888-761-1967 or visit

Dana DeBoer | [email protected] | 301.545.1378
Shady Grove Fertility Marketing Team