It is our pleasure to welcome you to Vios Fertility Institute. Meet our providers who look forward to helping you achieve your dreams of parenthood (now or in the future through fertility preservation). Our board certified and fellowship trained reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialists understand the challenges of infertility. Our philosophy is to approach each patient as an individual needing customized care in a welcoming and reassuring atmosphere.
We take a team approach focused on the patient from day one, with an individualized plan that is best suited for the emotional, physical and financial needs of each patient. It is our goal to provide a nurturing environment that is sensitive to the multiple challenges of infertility.
Meet Our Providers
Dr. Beltsos is the CEO and Chief Medical Officer of Vios Fertility Institute. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI), practicing medicine since 1991.
Amber R. Cooper, MD is a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist and is the Medical and IVF Director of Vios Fertility Institute St. Louis who understands both personally and professionally the challenges of infertility.
Office: Milwaukee, WI, Lake Country, WI & Telehealth
Dr. Hayes received her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Emory University Medical Center.
Dr. Jeelani, a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine, completed both her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center.
Dr. Klenov completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Washington University in St. Louis, and completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Iowa.
Erica Louden, MD, PhD
Offices: Aurora, IL, West Loop, IL, Wicker Park, IL & Telehealth
Dr. Louden received her medical degree and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wayne State University. She completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Augusta University.
Offices: Wicker Park, IL, West Loop, IL & Telehealth
Dr. Pagani has over 20 years of experience in the field of urology and men’s reproductive health. He completed his medical degree and residency in his native Brazil, before completing his fellowship in Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas.
After receiving her medical degree at the University of Missouri, Dr. Purdy completed her OB/GYN residency at the University of Kentucky and completed her Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic.
Julie S. Rhee, MD, FACOG
Offices: St. Louis, MO, O’Fallon, MO, Swansea, IL & Telehealth
Dr. Rhee is a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist and Director of the Preimplantation Genetic Screening Program at Vios Fertility Institute St. Louis. She is double board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI).
Our Laboratory Directors
Abeer Salhia Rafati
Office: West Loop, IL
Abeer Salhia Rafati is the Lab Director for Vios Fertility Institute Chicago and works side by side with the physicians to provide the best experience possible for each patient that comes for treatment. She believes in understanding general health and outside factors that affect a patient’s fertility. Learn more here.
Dr. Zimmerman is the Lab Director for Vios Fertility Institute St. Louis. He holds both a Master’s of Science and Doctorate in Reproductive Physiology with a focus on molecular pathways. He is certified as a High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (HCLD) by the American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB).
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