Esther Eisenberg, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical Officer

Email
eisenbes@mail.nih.gov
Phone
301 496 6516
Fax
301 480 3885
Location
BG 6710B RM 2335
6710B ROCKLEDGE DRIVE
BETHESDA MD 20817
Biosketch

Esther Eisenberg, M.D., M.P.H., is a reproductive endocrinologist and medical officer in the Fertility and Infertility Branch (FIB) at NICHD. Dr. Eisenberg received her undergraduate degree from City University of New York at Queens College in Flushing, NY, her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY, residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Tufts University Medical Center in Boston, MA, and fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. Additionally, she completed a Master's of Public Health program with an emphasis in epidemiology and biostatistics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN.

As an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, she started and directed one of the first in vitro fertilization programs (at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia PA) in the United States from 1983 through 1991. She moved to Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where she was professor of obstetrics and gynecology and Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and concurrently served as NICHD project scientist for the Reproductive Medicine Network (RMN). In 2014, she joined NICHD full-time. Dr. Eisenberg is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility and is Professor Emeritaat Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Eisenberg directs the Programs on Reproductive Medicine/Infertility and Uterine Function and Implantation Biology in NICHD's FIB, overseeing a portfolio of research grants related to reproductive health and disease, infertility, polycystic ovary syndrome, and therapeutic interventions in infertility, implantation ,and early pregnancy loss. Since October 2007, she has served as project scientist for the RMN, a cooperative multicenter clinical trials network that studies infertility and reproductive diseases and disorders. She has authored over 100 publications in the area of women’s health and co-authored a book for women and their families, “Hysterectomy: Exploring Your Options,” which is now in its second edition. Her areas of expertise include infertility, ovulation induction, polycystic ovary syndrome, endometriosis, reproductive aging and its consequences, and clinical trials.