Our Founding Infertility Specialist -
Wayne S. Maxson, M.D.
Wayne S. Maxson, M.D., is the founder of our practice and a skilled infertility specialist. He is subspecialty certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, has over 25 years' experience in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility, and has published over 125 abstracts, articles, and book chapters. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, and went on to complete a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He served on the faculty of Vanderbilt University Medical Center for five years before entering private practice in 1986. He currently serves as a Voluntary Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami, School of Medicine.
When the practice was founded by infertility specialist Wayne S. Maxson, M.D., in July 1986, it was known as the Northwest Center for Infertility and Reproductive Endocrinology. It has since grown from a solo practice to a team of seven physicians, and in 2000 the name was changed to IVF Florida Reproductive Associates.
Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Board Certified; Obstetrics and Gynecology - 1982
- Board Certified; Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility - 1983
- Wayne S. Maxson, M.D., has voluntarily recertified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility annually since 2003.
Wayne S. Maxson, M.D., has published over 120 abstracts, articles, and book chapters.
Hu Y, Hoffman DI, Maxson WS, Ory SJ. Clinical application of non-selective assisted hatching of human embryos. Fertil Steril 72(4):666-69, 1999
Hu Y, Maxson WS, Hoffman DI, Ory SJ, Eager S: A comparison of post-thaw results between cryopreserved embryos derived from intracytoplasmic sperm injection and those with conventional IVF. Fertil Steril 72(6):1045-8, 1999
Gocial B, Keye WR, Fein SH, Nardi RV, Maxson WS, et al. Subcutaneously administered Repronex® in female patients undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) is as effective and well-tolerated as intramuscular menotropin treatment. Accepted for publication. Fertil Steril 74(1):73-79, 2000
Maxson WS, Hoffman DI, Nezhat F, Adamson GD. Complications of operative laparoscopy, Ch. 34. In Endoscopic Management of Gynecologic Disease. Adamson GD, Martin DC (eds.) Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, PA., pg. 361-83, 1996
Maxson WS, Rosenwaks Z. Dysmenorrhea and premenstrual syndrome, Ch 21. In Textbook of Gynecology. Copeland LB (ed.). W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA., pg 513-32, 1999
Memberships and Positions
- American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
- American Society of Reproductive Medicine
- Society of Reproductive Surgeons
- Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists
- Society of Assisted Reproductive Technologists
- Ft. Lauderdale OB/GYN Society
- Miami OB/GYN Society
- American Association of Gynecologic Endoscopists
- Florida Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
- Florida Obstetrics and Gynecologic Society
A native of Pennsylvania, Wayne S. Maxson, M.D., graduated from Princeton University and the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Barnabas in Livingston, New Jersey, and went on to complete a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina.
Areas of Experience/Interest
Wayne S. Maxson, M.D., is experienced in all areas of assisted reproductive technologies including in vitro fertilization (IVF), and embryo transfer, superovulation, and intrauterine insemination as well as endoscopic surgery. Clinical interests include treatment of recurrent miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis, and hormone replacement therapy. Wayne S. Maxson, M.D., also holds patents on micronized progesterone and a surgical device.
- Northwest Medical Center
- Memorial Health System
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