Patient Testimonial
I began my own egg-freezing journey as an OB/GYN resident. Looking back 10 years later, now 38 years old, engaged, and ready to start my own family, I’m relieved to have frozen my eggs. At the same time, I feel obligated to give back and address the toll that surgical training has on women.

– Valerie Libby, M.D., M.P.H. | SGF Atlanta | Program Lead |

SGF in Alpharetta is fantastic. The office is beautiful and brand new. The office and clinical staff are friendly, they make you feel comfortable and they are very accommodating. I have never had to wait long for my appointment.

I have only wonderful things to say about Dr. Gay and his staff at the Alpharetta location. Knowledgeable, compassionate, and professional… I could not have asked for better care.

Dr. Swelstad has somehow perfected the difficult balance of being thoroughly educated and up to date in his field and patient and kind enough to make you feel important to him.

Dr. Libby was just amazing. We had a long journey and she was right there with us in the trenches. She was our third fertility doctor. She thought outside the box, was willing to try new things, was open to our questions, and used her team to help us.

I went through IVF with Dr. Humm. I felt heard, comforted, and comfortable the whole way. The support staff were beyond fantastic and turned what would have been a scary experience, into something that my husband and I never felt like we were navigating alone.


Shipra Shah, MSN, RN, FNP-C, earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing followed by a Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her NP clinical experience started with pediatrics, followed by urgent care, internal medicine, and wrapped up with obstetrics and gynecology where she performed routine gynecological examinations, ordered screening and diagnostic tests, and provided preventative gynecologic care and prenatal and contraception counseling.

Shipra spent the first several years of her nursing career working with pediatric patients in Virginia. As she progressed through her NP clinicals, she developed a passion for women’s health. Shipra then transitioned to reproductive medicine with Shady Grove Fertility Tampa Bay, drawn to the field’s scientific innovations while also being able to help people along their family building journeys.

Since joining SGF in March 2021, Shipra’s responsibilities include counseling patients on various fertility treatments, performing monitoring and baseline ultrasounds for fertility preservation and treatments, and completing intrauterine inseminations (IUI), endometrial biopsies, mock embryo transfers, and more.

Shipra currently cares for patients as a Nurse Practitioner at SGF Tampa Bay’s Brandon office. In her free time, Shipra enjoys traveling, cooking, and exploring new restaurants with her foodie husband.

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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Virginia Commonwealth University 
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner: Virginia Commonwealth University 

Professional organizations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
  • Perform new patient history/physical (H&P) and counsel patients about fertility testing 
  • Perform ultrasounds – baseline, monitoring, and obstetric 
  • Perform intrauterine inseminations (IUI) 
  • Perform hysterosalpingograms (HSGs) 
  • Perform saline sonograms/mock embryo transfers (SIS/MET) 
  • Review labs and outside medical records 
  • Organize and coordinate known sperm donor screening and testing 
  • Perform urgent care evaluations – such as bleeding or pain 

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A: I spent my early nursing career working in pediatrics. The most memorable part for me was caring for not only the pediatric patient, but for the family as a whole. Throughout NP school, I developed a passion for women’s health. The innovative world of reproductive medicine and my role here at SGF provided me with the best of both worlds while also helping patients along their journey of building a family. 

A: I enjoy traveling, baking, and trying new recipes. My husband and I are absolute foodies, and we love to try new restaurants whenever we can! 

A: I’m usually not one to repeat shows once I’ve seen all the seasons, but I love Friends so much — I have almost every single episode memorized! 

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