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Daniel R. Christie, M.D.

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Daniel R. Christie, M.D.

  • Voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor
    • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Florida International University

Daniel R. Christie, M.D., is subspecialty certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, joined IVF FLORIDA Reproductive Associates in March 2010 to treat patients in our Miami office. He completed his subspecialty fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in June 2008.

Dr. Christie received his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida in Gainesville. While there, he received the Berlex Laboratories' Teaching Resident Award and the Golden Apple Teaching Award.

Dr. Christie was born in Kansas City, MO, but lived most of his childhood in Kentucky. He and his wife moved to South Florida in 2008 and live in Pembroke Pines.

Honors and Awards

  • Berlex Laboratories' Teaching Resident Award; 2002 - 2003
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award; 2002 - 2005

Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Select Publications

Christie DR, Shaikh FM, Lucas III JA, Lucas JA, Bellis SA. ST6Gal-I expression in ovarian cancer cells promotes an invasive phenotype by altering integrin glycosylation and function. J Ovarian Res. 2008 1(1):3

Williams RS, Christie D, Sistrom C. Assessment of the understanding of the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in primary care physicians. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 193(2):551-6

Christie DR, Shaikh FM, Lucas JA, Bellis SA. ST6Gal-I expression in an ovarian cancer cell line alters integrin glycosylation and function. Abstract #865 Soc Gynec Invest. March 29, San Diego, 2008

Christie DR, Cooper BC, Sites CK. Effect of soy supplementation on regional fat, bone mineral content, and lean mass in postmenopausal women. Oral presentation. ASRM. October 15, Washington DC, 2007

Christie DR, Staton B, Rainey WE, Parker CR. Differential steroid pathway responses to adrenocorticotropin hormone and corticotropin-releasing hormone in human fetal adrenal cell cultures. Abstract #686. Soc Gynec Invest. March 17, Reno, 2007

Christie DR, Cooper BC, Cliver SP, Mahan JA, Sites CK. Effect of soy protein with isoflavones on endogenous hormones in postmenopausal women. Abstract #78. Soc Gynec Invest. March 15, Reno, 2007

Christie DR, Cooper BC, Lyon D, Cliver SP, Sites CK. Effect of soy phytoestrogens on systemic markers of inflammation and adiposity in postmenopausal women. Oral presentation. ASRM. October 25, New Orleans, 2006

Memberships and Positions

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • The Endocrine Society
  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Education

Dr. Christie completed his undergraduate work at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina and received a Bachelor of Science in 1997. He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida in Gainesville. In 2008 he completed his subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Areas of Experience/Interest

Dr. Christie is experienced in the areas of assisted reproductive technologies (ART), in vitro fertilization (IVF), and hormone replacement therapy (HRT). He has authored peer-reviewed papers on ovarian cancer and HRT.

As an adjunct to his training, Dr. Christie is furthering his development and expertise in the emerging technologies surrounding in vitro maturation (IVM). As the technology develops, IVM is showing to be beneficial with patients who are easily over-stimulated through the traditional IVF process, patients suffering from PCOS, or patients who have hormone sensitive cancers, such as breast cancer. Advantages of IVM include A) minimal stimulation, B) reduced risk of hyperstimulation, and C) advanced or timed scheduling of the oocyte retrieval procedure.

Dr. Christie is also certified in the use of the minimally invasive da Vinci robotic surgery system.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Northwest Medical Center
  • Memorial Health System
  • Baptist Health System
  • Kendall Regional Medical Center

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