Our Team of Doctors

Robert J. Kiltz, MD

Dr. Kiltz is Founder and Director of Central New York’s first successful IVF center. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Fellowship trained and Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Dr. Kiltz has special interest and training in advanced reproductive technologies, laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery, gynecology, endometriosis and recurrent pregnancy loss. He assists and consults with clients from across the world in all areas of reproductive health and fertility. He is known for taking on the most challenging IVF cases that other doctors/centers turn away and focuses on Reproductive Immunology in the treatment of recurrent pregnancy loss, unexplained infertility and unsuccessful IVF attempts. His existing and past clients have proven to be his biggest supporters. They spread the word about CNY Fertility to all of their friends and family. Prior client referrals make up a big portion of Dr. Kiltz’s new client base on an ongoing basis. He has created the fertility center that is the leader in affordable IVF as well as added support and wellness care.

A Graduate from the University of Southern California, Dr. Kiltz completed medical school training at the University of California, Davis. He interned in Internal Medicine at UCLA, and in Obstetrics and Gynecology at USC Los Angeles County Women’s Hospital. After residency at the University of Colorado Health Science Center in Denver, he practiced for one year at Kaiser Permanente in California. He then went to Harbor UCLA Medical Center for a two-year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

In the San Francisco Bay area, Dr. Kiltz practiced full time reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the Alta Bates In Vitro Fertilization Program and was on the clinical faculty at UCSF. In 1995, he and his family relocated to the Finger Lakes Region in Central New York, where he began the area’s first IVF program.



Michael P. Grossman, MD

Dr. Grossman is a graduate of Michigan State University. Dr. Grossman’s residency was in Saginaw, Michigan, after which he worked at a private infertility clinic in southeast Michigan. He completed his fellowship at the University of Louisville and has joined CNY Fertility as our Albany physician. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Dr. Grossman’s specific interests in infertility include polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), premature ovarian failure (POF), and third party reproduction (donor eggs, donor sperm and gestational carriers). He relocated to the capital region with his wife and three children in August of 2006.

Robert A. Greene, MD

Robert A. Greene, MD is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. He left there to attend Ohio State University where he attended college and then continued on to medical school. After completing his residency training in OB/GYN at the University of Louisville he went on to complete fellowship training at Harbor UCLA Medical Center where he first met Dr. Kiltz. Thus began a long dialogue and friendship that ultimately resulted in his relocation to CNY Fertility Center.

Immediately following completion of fellowship however, Dr. Greene relocated to northern California where he first established his own practice and then went on to become the Medical Director of the Sher Institute of Reproductive Medicine—Northern California. Throughout the intervening years, he continued to pursue research as well as build his clinical practice. His field of research has been on the different ways that hormones effect the brain and the central nervous system resulting in collaboration with neurologists and psychologists on studies involving PCOS, endometriosis, menopause, sexual dysfunction, sleep disorders, migraine headaches, epilepsy, bipolar disorder and chronic pelvic pain. As a result of his diverse research, he has also become a well known lecturer to healthcare providers in this field which has collectively become known as neuroendocrinology –what Dr. Greene refers to as the hormone-brain connection.

Dr. Greene has also authored several books to provide patients/couples with the knowledge and advice that they need to establish their peak hormone performance as well. These titles include Perfect Hormone Balance for Fertility and Perfect Hormone Balance for Pregnancy. In addition to his books, he writes a blog called The Greene Guide and regularly works with magazines like Conceive, Shape, Fit Pregnancy, Pregnancy, Cosmopolitan, OK, Glamour and iParenting. Dr. Greene’s research has been highlighted on Dateline NBC, ABC News and he has appeared on various radio shows like Oprah & Friends with Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Dr. Greene relocated to the Central New York area with his wife and daughter in 2011. In fact, they conceived their child through advanced reproductive techniques as well as the comprehensive diet/lifestyle changes that he and Dr. Kiltz advocate to their patients.

 

Dr Lana CainLana Cain, MD

Dr Cain is a board certified Family Practitioner with additional training by Dr Kiltz in Infertility. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut where she majored in Family Psychology and Medicine. She studied medicine at New Jersey’s University of Medicine and Dentistry /Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed her residency in Family Medicine at St Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY. She worked as a Family Practitioner since 1999 in Syracuse until joining our CNY Fertility Team in August of 2008.

Dr Cain sees patients for their initial consultation and examination. She monitors patients in stimulation and performs ultrasounds, hysterosalpingograms and intrauterine inseminations. Dr Cain will primarily work in the Rochester facility, but does help in the Syracuse office as well.

 

Edward C. Ditkoff MD

Dr. Ditkoff is a native New Yorker and attended college at Emory University before continuing on to Chicago Medical School.  Following his residency training in Ob/Gyn at the George Washington University Medical Center, he successfully completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at USC Medical Center in Los Angeles from 1990-1992.

Dr. Ditkoff is board certified in reproductive endocrinology and has been practicing reproductive medicine since 1992.  He adds a vast amount of clinical experience to CNY regarding fertility treatments.  Dr. Ditkoff has received honors, published numerous scientific articles, chapters, and has presented various topics in his specialty at national and departmental meetings at various hospitals, and to the public.  He is also a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.  He has served as president of the Westchester Ob/Gyn Society.  His areas of interest include all areas of Assisted Reproductive Technologies, ovulation dysfunction as in polycystic ovary and amenorrhea, and operative hysteroscopy.   Dr. Ditkoff has been described by clients as being personable, committed, and an excellent communicator.

Dr. Ditkoff has relocated to the Albany area with his wife and joined our team in 2012.  They have two daughters planning to enter the medical field too, one as a dietician and the other as a physician.  With Dr. Ditkoff being their father and role model, both daughters plan to have a comprehensive diet/lifestyle that Dr. Ditkoff and Dr. Kiltz advocate to their clients.


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