Physician team grows to 11 at nationally and internationally-recognized Chicagoland fertility center with 35,000 babies born

CHICAGO, May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Asima K. Ahmad has joined the nationally and internationally-recognized physician team at Fertility Centers of Illinois. The 11-physician team at Fertility Centers of Illinois has eight offices located throughout Chicagoland and serves patients throughout the Midwest and across the globe.

Dr. Ahmad is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of California in San Francisco. Dr. Ahmad received her medical degree from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago and completed her residency at the Yale School of Medicine. She also received her Masters in Public Health at Harvard University.

A native of Chicago who grew up on the south side of the city, Dr. Ahmad is excited to treat patients in the city she called home as a child. She is passionate about the latest research and innovations that can benefit patients on their treatment journey and has completed extensive work, including research domestically and abroad as well as co-founding a startup fertility company designed to increase access to fertility care. The progressive reproductive laws in Illinois, some of the most liberal in the country, also allow her to offer a wide breadth of care to patients. In addition to English, Dr. Ahmad is fluent in Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi, and can speak basic Spanish, allowing her to remove barriers to treatment for many local communities.

“No two patients are alike, but they are all united in the goal to become parents,” says Dr. Ahmad. “I believe that achieving one’s highest fertility potential and having a family is a basic human right, and I am excited to join the esteemed Fertility Centers of Illinois physician team and help people access that care.”

Dr. Ahmad treats patients at the Warrenville and Tinley Park offices and is also receiving a warm welcome from the Fertility Centers of Illinois family.

“We are proud to have Dr. Ahmad joining our physician group,” explains Dr. Christopher Sipe, President of Fertility Centers of Illinois. “She is a skilled physician who is fluent in several languages and passionate about helping women and men feel empowered through the treatment process.”

For more than 30 years, Fertility Centers of Illinois has helped thousands of couples begin their families with more than 35,000 babies born. Fertility Centers of Illinois has earned a reputation for early to the market for state of the art technology and currently serves as the premier and largest fertility center in the Midwest region.

Fertility Centers of Illinois (FCI) is one of the leading fertility treatment practices in the United States, providing advanced reproductive endocrinology services for over 30 years with more than 35,000 babies born. FCI physicians, embryologists and support staff are stringently chosen based on educational background, medical skills and their ability to collaborate. With a team of 11 nationally and internationally recognized physicians who treat thousands of patients each year, the practice has earned a reputation for early to the market with state of the art technology. FCI is dedicated to medical and clinical excellence and continues to invest in the latest technologies and research. FCI offers a comprehensive range of fertility treatments with an emphasis on in vitro fertilization and its related applications and technologies. The practice has one of the largest Collaborative Reproduction Centers, providing treatment options for Egg Donation and Gestational Carriers. The practice has extensive experience in the continually evolving field of genetic screening of embryos, including diagnosis for single gene abnormalities. FCI has expanded their experience and technologies into the rapidly growing realm of egg freezing with a personalized paradigm of treatment for each patient throughout reproductive life. As the premier and largest fertility practice in the Midwest region, Fertility Centers of Illinois has eight physician offices serving patients in the Chicagoland region, northern Indiana, and southern Wisconsin. Learn more by calling 877-324-4483 or visiting

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