Shannel R. Adams, MD, FACOG is a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist with Vios Fertility Institute in Chicago, IL and the Pacific Northwest region. Highly skilled in all areas of reproductive health, Dr. Adams has a particular expertise and interest in third party reproduction, oncofertility, fertility preservation, male fertility, and holistic care of both mind and body.
Dr. Adams graduated from Duke University with an undergraduate degree in Ethics and went on to medical school at Oregon Health and Science University where she graduated in June 2010. She completed residency at the University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine and her REI fellowship at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Adams has been recognized with many awards for her contributions to the fields of medicine, reproductive endocrinology, and family planning and has presented numerous times on the topics of oncofertility, fertility preservation, chromosome screening technologies, and infertility.
Dr. Adams credits her close-knit family and strong female role models with inspiring her to choose medicine as a profession and reproductive endocrinology as her specialty. Taking care of women and being a trusted role in their healthcare is her passion. She considers it an honor to play an intimate role in the lives of her patients as they build their family or empower themselves with preservation options. Born and raised in Portland, Dr. Adams loves the support and culture of the Pacific Northwest and looks forward to expanding the Vios Fertility Institute patient-centered and innovative approach to fertility care to her community.
Shannel R. Adams, MD, FACOG Training
Doctor of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 2006 – 2010
Bachelor of Arts in Ethics, Duke University, 2000 – 2004
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Hawai’i John A Burns School of Medicine, 2010 – 2014
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Cincinnati, 2014 – 2017
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Society of Reproductive Surgeons