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Wendy S. Vitek, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 487-3378

Administrative: (585) 275-7891

Fax: (585) 756-5717

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Biography

Dr. Vitek combines her clinical expertise, kindness, and compassion with state-of-the-art technologies to meet her patients' individual needs. After earning her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Dr. Vitek completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She returns to Rochester following a reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellowship at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.

As the Director of the Strong Fertility Center's Fertility Preservation Program, established in 2009, she is expanding this program to provide fertility preservation options for individuals facing loss of fertility due to cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiation. She is editor of the "Textbook of Oncofertility Research and Practice".

Dr. Vitek's extensive experience includes infertility treatments of all types, including ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination and in vitro fertilization .

Dr. Vitek's research interests include infertility treatments in obesity, PCOS, fertility preservation and adolescent reproductive issues.

She is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Society for Reproductive Medicine and Resolve:The National Infertility Association.

Credentials

Specialties

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

Education

2005
MD | University of Rochester Medical Center

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2012
Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infert at Women & Infants Hospital/ Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University

06/20/2006 - 06/20/2009
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Human Resource Dept

06/20/2005 - 06/19/2006
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Human Resource Dept

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Awards

2020
Faculty Educator of the Month
Sponsor: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center

2018
SREI Prize Paper
Sponsor: American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Location: Scientific Conference & Expo, Denver, CO

2017 - 2018
URMC/Susan B. Anthony Center Women's Faculty Development Program, Developing From Witihin

2017
Second Year Medical Student Teaching Commendation
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

2016
Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar
Sponsor: American Association for Medical Colleges
Location: Denver, Colorado, 2016

2014
Teaching Commendation for Second Year Medical Student Teaching During the 2012-2013 Academic Year
Location: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

2013 - 2015
CREST (Clinical Research/Reproductive Scientist Training) Scholar
Sponsor: American Society for Reproductive Medicine

2012
Top Fellow Teacher of the Year
Location: Women & Infants Hospital

2011
Excellence-in-Teaching, Resident Medical Education
Location: Women & Infants Hospital

2010
Excellence -in-Teaching, Medical Student Education
Location: Women & Infants Hospital

2010
Top Fellow Teacher of the Year
Location: Women & Infants Hospital

2008 - 2009
Administrative Chief Resident
Location: Magee Womens Hospital

2007
Alpha-Omega-Alpha Inductee
Location: University of Rochester

2007
Bayer HealthCare Best Teaching Resident
Location: Magee Womens Hospital

2005
Dr. George Trombetta Award-Excellence in Ob/Gyn clerkship
Location: University of Rochester

2005
Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductee
Location: University of Rochester

2003
Outstanding Community Service Award
Location: University of Rochester

2002
International Medicine Scholarship
Location: University of Rochester

2001
Summa Cum Laude Graduate
Location: University of Pittsburgh

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/2020
Vitek WS, Sroga-Rios J. "Guilty by association? What we can glean from the relationship between the oxidative stress makers and ovarian reserve?" Fertility and sterility.. 2020 Sep 0; 114(3):519. Epub 2020 Aug 20.

4/2020
Vitek W, Sun F, Baker VL, Styer AK, Christianson MS, Stern JE, Zhang H, Polotsky AJ. "Lower antimüllerian hormone is associated with lower oocyte yield but not live-birth rate among women with obesity." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 2020 Apr 0; 222(4):363.e1-363.e7. Epub 2019 Oct 04.

11/2019
Barrett ES, Vitek W. "Trying to conceive? Track your cycle-any method will do." Fertility and sterility.. 2019 Nov 0; 112(5):815-816.

Books & Chapters

2019
Book Title: Oncofertility research and practice: a multidisciplinary approach
Author List: Editor: Woodruff TK. Co Editors: Vitek, W, Shah, D.
Published By: Cham. Springer Nature 2019

2019
Chapter Title: Fertility preservation in a transgender man, Woodruff TK
Book Title: Oncofertility research and practice: a multidisciplinary approach
Author List: Higgins OM, Benjamin AR, Greenberg KB, Vitek WS
Published By: Cham: Springer Nature 2019

2018
Chapter Title: Recent advances in fertility preservation
Book Title: Textbook of Assisted Reproduction
Author List: Shah S, Vitek WS
Published By: Springer 2018

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