Reproductive Endocrinology

Specialty - Reproductive Endocrinology

Reproductive endocrinology is a surgical subspecialty of obstetrics and gynecology that trains physicians in reproductive medicine addressing hormonal functioning as it pertains to reproduction as well as the issue of infertility.

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    In IVF is assisted reproductive technology (ART) for the treatment of infertility. The process involves fertilization of the egg by sperm outside the body, and transferring the embryo to the uterus. It is safe and successful method of treatment for infertility for decades Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

RICHARD LUCIDI, M.D.

RICHARD LUCIDI, M.D.

Dr. Lucidi specializes in OB/GYN Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

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VCU Health System Women's Healthcare
9000 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 237-6600 and (804) 560-8950
Fax: (804) 560-7343

VCU Medical Center Department of OB/GYN

    Intrauterine Insemination, also known as artificial insemination, is a fertility procedure where a sperm sample is washed, concentrated and fast-moving sperm are placed directly into the woman’s uterus at the time of ovulation. Fertility medications are given during an IUI cycle. They are used to induce ovulation and stimulate development of multiple eggs.

    RICHARD LUCIDI, M.D.

    RICHARD LUCIDI, M.D.

    Dr. Lucidi specializes in OB/GYN Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

    Full bio

    VCU Health System Women's Healthcare
    9000 Stony Point Parkway
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Phone: (804) 237-6600 and (804) 560-8950
    Fax: (804) 560-7343

    VCU Medical Center Department of OB/GYN

    Under general anesthesia, a small camera is inserted through tiny incisions made in the abdomen, to visualize the reproductive organs. This is useful to detect endometriosis and pelvic adhesions, which can only be detected through visualization. It can also detect abnormalities in the fallopian tubes, ovaries and uterus

    RICHARD LUCIDI, M.D.

    RICHARD LUCIDI, M.D.

    Dr. Lucidi specializes in OB/GYN Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

    Full bio

    VCU Health System Women's Healthcare
    9000 Stony Point Parkway
    Richmond, VA 23235
    Phone: (804) 237-6600 and (804) 560-8950
    Fax: (804) 560-7343

    VCU Medical Center Department of OB/GYN