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Kathleen M. Hoeger, M.D., M.P.H.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests

Reproductive Endocrinology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 487-3378

Administrative: (585) 275-7891

Office: (585) 487-3378

Fax: (585) 334-8998

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. Kathleen Hoeger is an experienced and dedicated clinician who has practiced at Strong Fertility Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center since 1995, and has been the Director of the Strong Fertility Center since 2006. She is also an active clinical investigator in fertility and reproductive medicine, with many publications. She serves as a reviewer for many of the leading journals in fertility medicine.

Dr. Hoeger's research interests are in the understanding and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in both adolescents and adult women. Dr. Hoeger is both a national and international speaker on polycystic ovary syndrome. She also is the medical director of the Women's Lifestyle Center, a program that can assist women with lifestyle changes to aid in healthier living and weight loss.

Dr. Hoeger earned a bachelor's in biological sciences at Stanford University and a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and a reproductive endocrinology fellowship at the University of Virginia, before relocating to the Rochester area with her family.

Dr. Hoeger is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. She is a member of the FDA Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs and many national and international societies, including the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI) and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). She maintains an active clinical practice in all areas of infertility treatment.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

1980-1982
| Wellesley College

1984
BS | Stanford University
Biological Sciences

1988
MD | Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
Medicine

2009
MPH | University of Rochester Graduate School of Medicine
Clinical Investigation Program

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1988 - 06/30/1989
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

07/01/1989 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at University of Virginia Medical Center

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Awards

2013
ASRM Star Award
Sponsor: American Society for Reproductive Medicine

2012
ASRM Star Award
Sponsor: American Society for Reproductive Medicine

2000
CREOG National Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

2000
Association of Professors of Obstetrics & Gynecology (APGO) Teaching Award for Medical Student Education
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

1992
John B. Franklin Award "Compassion, Dedication Humanitarianism"
Sponsor: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

1992
Resident Teaching Award
Sponsor: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

1992
Best Research Presentation Resident's Day
Sponsor: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

1987
Obstetrics and Gynecology Prize for Best Performance in the 3rd Year Clerkship
Sponsor: Jefferson Medical College

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Publications

Journal Articles

5/2017
Kominiarek MA, Jungheim ES, Hoeger KM, Rogers AM, Kahan S, Kim JJ. "American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery position statement on the impact of obesity and obesity treatment on fertility and fertility therapy Endorsed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Obesity Society." Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.. 2017 May 0; 13(5):750-757. Epub 2017 Feb 12.

8/2016
Vitek W, Hoeger K, Legro RS. "Treatment strategies for infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome." Minerva ginecologica.. 2016 Aug 0; 68(4):450-7. Epub 2016 Jan 14.

5/2016
Vanden Brink H, Willis AD, Jarrett BY, Lin AW, Soler S, Best S, Bender EL, Peppin AK, Hoeger KM, Lujan ME. "Sonographic markers of ovarian morphology, but not hirsutism indices, predict serum total testosterone in women with regular menstrual cycles." Fertility and sterility.. 2016 May 0; 105(5):1322-1329.e1. Epub 2016 Jan 27.

Books & Chapters

2016
Chapter Title: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Book Title: ACOG, Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care
Author List: KM Hoeger and WS Vitek
Published By: ACOG2016

2007
Chapter Title: Diagnosis and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Book Title: Reproductive Endocrinology
Author List: KM Hoeger
Published By: Landes Bioscience2007 in Georgetown, TX

2006
Chapter Title: Pediatric Hyperandrogenism
Book Title: Androgen Excess Disorders in Women
Author List: KM Hoeger
Published By: The Humana Press Inc.2006 in Totowa, NJ

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