Norbert Gleicher, MD, FACOG, FACS

Infertility Specialist located in Upper East Side, New York, NY

About Dr. Gleicher

Norbert Gleicher, MD, FACOG, FACS, is an infertility specialist specializing in autoimmune diseases at the Center for Human Reproduction in the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. 

Dr. Gleicher grew up in Vienna, Austria, and completed his medical studies at the Medical University of Vienna. After preclinical years, he graduated and completed an internship at the Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine in Israel. He then moved to New York City for a residency in obstetrics and gynecology, and a fellowship in reproductive immunology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. As chief resident, he was awarded the Dr. Solomon Silver Award in Clinical Medicine.

Upon graduation, Dr. Gleicher was appointed to the medical school faculty of Mount Sinai School of Medicine as an assistant professor in the department as Head of the Division of Reproductive Immunology. 

Two years later, he moved to Chicago as Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai Hospital and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Immunology/Microbiology at Rush Medical College. He held these positions for 10 years until his resignation when he began focusing on the Center for Human Reproduction, which he founded in 1981. 

Since 1990, Dr. Gleicher has held a variety of academic professorial appointments at Chicago Medical School, New York University School of Medicine, and Yale University School of Medicine. Since 1999, he is President, Medical Director, and chief scientist of the Center for Human Reproduction and President of the not-for-profit Foundation for Reproductive Medicine. 

Dr. Gleicher has published hundreds of peer-reviewed scientific papers, abstracts, and book chapters in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Currently, he serves as Academic Editor for PLOS One and is a member of multiple editorial boards. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.

While in Chicago, Chicago Magazine repeatedly listed him among “best physicians” in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Since his return to New York City, he was repeatedly one of only a handful of reproductive endocrinologists listed by the New York Times Magazine on its “Super Doctors” list.

Dr. Gleicher speaks German, Hebrew, and Polish.

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