CHICAGO, Oct. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Juan P. Alvarez has joined the nationally and internationally-recognized physician team at Fertility Centers of Illinois. The 10-physician team at Fertility Centers of Illinois has eight offices located throughout Chicagoland and serves patients throughout the Midwest and across the globe.

Dr. Alvarez is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility through a University of California, Los Angeles and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center combined program. Dr. Alvarez received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

A native of Colombia fluent in Spanish, Dr. Alvarez feels a special connection to Latino/Hispanic patients. As a member of the LGBTQ community, Dr. Alvarez is also committed to helping, treating, and advocating for the reproductive health of the LGBTQ and has a specific interest in egg donation, sperm donation and surrogacy. His published medical research has centered around topics such as PCOS and miscarriage, improving egg quality, and the impact obesity has on ovarian function and fertility potential.

“I value forming a deep connection with patients and creating individual and personalized treatment plans for each patient in my care,” says Dr. Alvarez. “I am thrilled to join the esteemed Fertility Centers of Illinois physician team, and I look forward to helping my patients become parents.”

Dr. Alvarez will treat patients at the Chicago/River North and Tinley Park offices and is also receiving a warm welcome from the Fertility Centers of Illinois family.

“We are proud to have Dr. Alvarez joining our physician group,” explains Dr. Christopher Sipe, President of Fertility Centers of Illinois. “Not only is he a talented doctor, he can also provide special care and attention to Spanish-speaking and LGBTQ patients.”

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 10 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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