Friday, December 09, 2005

Dr. Andrea Vidali

Andrea Vidali, M.D.
is a partner at American Fertility Services, P.C., which has locations in Manhattan and Hackensack, NJ. At each of these sites he oversees and performs advanced reproductive technologies. Dr. Vidali is also Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Division at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ, and Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Division at Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Center in New York City. An accomplished laparoscopic surgeon, Dr. Vidali is also Director of the Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery Division at St. Vincents, where he routinely performs operations such as laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic myomectomy, and excision of severe endometriosis.

Since completing his medical degree at the University of Padova, Italy, Dr. Vidali has focused his career on male and female infertility, reproductive endocrinology, and advanced laparoscopic surgery. After medical school Dr. Vidali completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in molecular biology at the National Institute for Cancer Research in Italy. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Georgetown University Hospital, in Washington, D.C., followed by a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.

Dr. Vidali consults and lectures on infertility and in vitro fertilization (IVF) around the world. His research interests include endometriosis, laparoscopic aspects of infertility, and male infertility, in particular azoospermia. Collaborations with academic institutions in Europe and South America allow him to share his expertise with other physicians in the world of infertility. In Brazil, he has been awarded the title of Visiting Professor for his work in teaching laparoscopic surgery by the Hospital Das Clinicas, San Paulo. In Italy, Dr. Vidali collaborated with leading researchers to develop a new model for oocyte freezing.

Dr. Vidali is an active member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS), European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), International Society of Gynecological Endoscopy (ISGE), RESOLVE, and International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID). He speaks fluent Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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