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Wendy Vitek, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests

Reproductive Endocrinology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-7891

Appointment: (585) 487-3378

Fax: (585) 756-5717

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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 reprodicutve endocrinology and infertility fellowhsip 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. Dr. Vitek's extensive experience includes infertility treatments of all types, including ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination and in vitro fertilization . She is a leader in minimally invasive robotic surgery for infertility and offers this service for tubal reversals, fibroids and other infertility procedures. Her experience at Brown Unviersity, working closely with renowned menopause experts, brings added expertise to patients seeking consultations for hormone therapy. Dr. Vitek's honors and awards include Excellence-in-Teaching, Resident Medical Education and Top Fellow Teacher of the Year, both from Women and Infants Hospital. In addition, she was the Administrative Chief Resident at Magee-Women's Hopsital. 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 Infertiltiy Association.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

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

Education

2005
M.D. | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Medical School

2001
B.S. | University of Pittsburgh
Molecular and Cell Biology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

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

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

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

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Awards

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

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

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

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

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

2008 - 2009
Administrative Chief Resident
Location: Magee Womens Hospital

2007
Bayer HealthCare Best Teaching Resident
Location: Magee Womens Hospital

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

2005
Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductee
Location: University of Rochester

2005
Dr. George Trombetta Award-Excellence in Ob/Gyn clerkship
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

3/2015
Vitek W, Alur S, Hoeger KM. "Off-label drug use in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome." Fertility and sterility.. 2015 Mar 0; 103(3):605-11.

9/2014
Vitek WS, Shayne M, Hoeger K, Han Y, Messing S, Fung C. "Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists for the preservation of ovarian function among women with breast cancer who did not use tamoxifen after chemotherapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Fertility and sterility.. 2014 Sep 0; 102(3):808-815.e1. Epub 2014 Jul 17.

7/2014
Bhagavath B, Vitek W, Queenan J, Hoeger K. "Metformin and other insulin sensitizers in polycystic ovary syndrome." Seminars in reproductive medicine.. 2014 Jul 0; 32(4):323-30. Epub 2014 Jun 11.

Books & Chapters

2011
Chapter Title: Embryo transfer - does position matter?
Book Title: How to Improve Your IVF Success Rate:An Evidence-Based Review of Adjuncts to IVF
Author List: Vitek W, Carson SA
Published By: Cambridge, Cambridge Univesity Press2011

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