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Montgomery Fertility Center

Meet Our Physicians

We provide the highest standard of care to our patients. We espouse the philosophy of combining the latest in scientific findings with the most compassionate care.
Dr. Yemi Adesanya-Famuyiwa

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Yemi Adesanya-Famuyiwa

Dr. Yemi Adesanya-Famuyiwa

Medical Director

Dr. Famuyiwa is at the forefront of providing state-of-the-art care based on emergent and ongoing new technologies and research. This is based on a philosophy to provide exceptional care in the most compassionate manner in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for her patients. Her work has been recognized by numerous awards.

She received she Women in Endocrinology Travel Award in 1996 during the 10th international Congress of Endocrinology.

She was named one of Bethesda Magazine Top Doctors in 2019; an impressive honor awarded for superior ability to achieve the best possible health outcomes. Awarded after extensive peer nomination and physician-led research process.

She was received an award as Top Doctor in Washington-Baltimore in 2012.
She was awarded Castle Connolly Top Doctor in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.

She received the Castle Connolly Exceptional Women In Medicine award in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Top Reproductive Endocrinologist 2019, 2020, 2021

She was selected as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 5% The American Registry, 2016-2018

She was also named one of Americas Most Honored Doctors – Top 1% The American Registry, 2019-2022

She has numerous publications in peer review journals and participates with the Oncofertility Consurtium as both a clinician and co-author.

Education

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD: Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. 1993-1995
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.: Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1989-1993
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA: Medical School, Degree: M.D. 1985-1989
Kent State University, Kent, OH: Undergraduate, Degree: B.Sc., Biological Sciences, Magna Cum Laude. 1982-1985

Specialty Board Certifications

Subspecialty Certified: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. 2000
Certified Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1997

Professional Societies

American Society of Reproductive Medicine
American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology
European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

Honors and Awards

Cited for Superior Scholarship
Kent State University. 1985

Judith Koonce Memorial Award
Awarded to the most outstanding Biological Sciences major as demonstrated by activities beyond coursework, leadership, and academic record at Kent State University. 1985

Cited in the Who’s Who Among Rising Young Americans.
1992 Edition

“Women in Endocrinology Travel” Award at the 10th International Congress of Endocrinology

This award is given in recognition of scholarly accomplishments and contributions to science.

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Fellow.

1998

“Top Doctor in Washington-Baltimore” Award.

2012

Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctor” Award

2012, 2013, 2014

Regional Top Doctors 5th Anniversary

2017

Castle Connolly Exceptional Women in Medicine

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Bethesda Magazine’s “Top Doctor” Award

2019

Castle Connolly Top Regional Doctor

2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 5% of The American Registry

2016 – 2018

Americas Most Honored Doctors – Top 1% The American Registry

2019 – 2022

Book Chapters

1. Oluyemisi O Adesanya, 1988-89 The Menstrual Cycle, in Contraceptive Technology Hatcher R, et al. Irvington Publishers; pages 171-88.
2. O. O. Adesanya, J. Zhou, C. Samathanam, L. Powell-Braxton and C.A. Bondy 1997. IGF-I and uterine growth. In: Excerpta Medical International Congress Series.

Abstracts

1. Oluyemisi O. Adesanya, Jian Zhou, Carolyn Bondy. Regulation of primate endometrial IGF and IGF receptor mRNA levels and anatomical distribution by sex steroids. Proceedings of the 77th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society. Washington D.C. 1995; 367.

2. Oluyemisi O. Adesanya, Jian Zhou, Carolyn Bondy. Correlation between cell proliferation and IGF and IGF receptor expression in primate uterus. Proceedings of the NIH Research Festival. 1995.

3. Oluyemisi O. Adesanya, Jian Zhou, Carolyn Bondy. Sex steroid regulation of IGF system gene expression and proliferation in primate myometrium. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society For Gynecologic Investigation. Philadelphia, PA. Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation 1996 Mar/Apr; 3 (2) supple:340A.

4. Oluyemisi O. Adesanya, Jian Zhou, Carolyn Bondy. Differential effects of Hormone Replacement Regimens on Estrogen and Progesterone receptor gene expression in the Primate Uterus. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of Endocrinolgy, San Francisco, CA. 1996;199. Women in Endocrinology Award (1996)

5. J. Zhou, O. O. Adesanya, J. Wang, L. J. Fogelson, D. Penny, and C. A. Bondy. 1996. Correlation Between IGF-II And IGF Binding Protein 4 Expression And Emergence Of The Dominant Follicle In Primate Ovary. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of Endocrinolgy, San Francisco, CA. 1996; 273

6. O. O. Adesanya, J. Zhou, L.P. Braxton, and C. A. Bondy. Insulin-like growth factor-I’s rule in estrogen-induced uterine cell proliferation. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Society For Gynecologic Investigation. San Diego, CA. Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation 1997. Mar/Apr; 3 (2) supple:241A.

7. O.O. Adesanya, J Zhou, S. Simpson, L Powell-Braxton, C.A. Bondy. IGF-I is essential for estrogen-induced uterine growth. Proceedings of the 79th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society. Minneapolis, MN 1997; 178.

8. S.T. Ng, J. Zhou, J. Wang, O.O. Adesanya, D. LeRoith, C.A. Bondy. GH induces primate mammary gland hyperplasia. Proceedings of the 79th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society. Minneapolis, MN 1997; 165.

9. Oluyemisi O. Adesanya-Famuyiwa, Grace Wu, Carolyn Bondy. Cellular Expression and Sex Steroid Regulation of the Androgen Receptor mRNA in the Primate Uterus. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Society For Gynecologic Investigation. Atlanta, GA. Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation 1998.

10. Marsha Bievre, Jian Zhou, Oluyemisi Adesanya-Famuyiwa, Carolyn A Bondy. Cellular localization and regulation of uterine glucose transporter expression. Proceedings of the 80th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society. New Orleans, LO 1998; 216.

11. Keith A. Vendola, Jian Zhou, Oluyemisi O. Adesanya, Stacie J. Weil, Carolyn A. Bondy. Testosterone promotes primate follicular growth and survival. Proceedings of the 80th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society. New Orleans, LO 1998; 56.

12. Oluyemisi O. Adesanya-Famuyiwa, Jian Zhou Grace Wu, Carolyn Bondy. Localization and sex steroid regulation of the androgen receptor in the primate uterus. Proceedings of the 80th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society. New Orleans, LO 1998; 395.

13. C. Bondy, S Ng, O.O. Adesanya, Keith A. Vendola, Jian Zhou. Mammary gland response to menopausal hormone therapy: A non-human primate model. Proceedings of the 22nd International Breast Cancer Research Congress of IABCR. Iabcr, Greece 1998:

Bibliography

1. Oluyemisi O. Adesanya and Christine Colie. Evaluating oral contraceptive use at 6 months and at 12 months. Journal of Reproductive Medicine 1996; 41 (6): 431-434.

2. Oluyemisi O. Adesanya, Jian Zhou, Carolyn A. Bondy. Sex steroid regulation of IGF system gene expression and proliferation in primate myometrium. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 1996; 81 (5): 1967-1974.

3. Oluyemisi O. Adesanya, Jian Zhou, Carolyn A. Bondy. Cellular localization and sex steroid regulation of Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein (IGFBP) mRNAs the primate myometrium. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 1996; 81 (7): 2495-2501.

4. Jian Zhou, Oluyemisi O. Adesanya, Carolyn A. Bondy. Selective expression of IGF system components during porcine ovary follicular selection. Endocrinology 1996; 137 (11): 4893-4901.

5. Siu T. Ng, Jian Zhou, Oluyemisi O. Adesanya, Jie Wang, Derek LeRoith, Carolyn A. Bondy. Growth hormone induces mammary gland hyperplasia in aging primates. Nature Medicine 1997; 10 (3): 1141-1144.

6. Stacy J. Weil, Keith Vendola, J. Zhou, O.O. Adesanya, J. Wang, J. Okafor, C.A. Bondy. Androgen receptor gene expression in the primate ovary: cellular Localization, regulation and functional correlation. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 1998; 83 (7): 2479-2485

7. Keith A. Vendola, Jian Zhou, Oluyemisi O. Adesanya, Stacey J. Weil, Carolyn A. Bondy. Androgens stimulates early stages of follicular growth in the primate ovary. Journal of Clinical Investigation 1998; 101 (12): 1-8.

8. C.A. Samathanam, O.O. Adesanya, J Zhou, J Wang, C.A. Bondy. Fibroblast growth factors 1 and 2 in the primate uterus. Biology of reproduction 1998; 59:491-496.

9. Oluyemisi O. Adesanya-Famuyiwa, Jian Zhou, Grace Wu, Carolyn A. Bondy. Localization and Sex Steroid Regulation of the Androgen Receptor Gene Expression in the Primate Uterus. Obstetrics & Gynecology 1999; 93 (2): 265-270.

10. Oluyemisi O. Adesanya-Famuyiwa, Jian Zhou, Grace Wu, Carolyn A. Bondy. Localization and Sex Steroid Regulation of the Androgen Receptor Gene Expression in the Primate Uterus. Obstetrics & Gynecology 1999; 93 (2): 265-270

10. O.O. Adesanya Famuyiwa, J Zhou, S. Simpson, L. Powell-Braxton, C.A. Bondy. Insulin-like growth factor 1 is required for G2 progression in estradiol-induced mitotic cycle. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci; 96: 3287-3291.

11. Keith Vendola, Jian Zhou, Jie Wang, Oluyemisi A. Famuyiwa, Marsha Bievre, and Carolyn Bondy. Androgens Promote Oocyte Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Expression and Initiation of Follicle Development in the Primate Ovary. Biology of Reproduction 1999, 61: 353-357.

12. Teresa K Woodruff, Ph.D., et al. Co-Author Yemi Famuyiwa MD A View from the Past Into our Collective Future: The Oncofertility Consortium Vision Statement.

J Assist Reprod Genet 38, 3–15 (2021)  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10815-020-01983-4 

Public Health Articles

1. Lifestyle Factors Affecting Fertility – Part 1 

Your Health Magazine · Jun 1, 2021

2. Lifestyle Factors Affecting Fertility – Part 2 

Your Health Magazine · Jul 1, 2021

5. Egg Freezing 

Your Health Magazine · Oct 1, 2021

6. Mental Health and Fertility 

Your Health Magazine · Nov 1, 2021

7. Genetics and Reproductive Lifespan 

Your Health Magazine · Dec 1, 2021

8. Metformin Use In PCOS 

Your Health Magazine · Jan 1, 2022

9. Cesarean Section Defects and Subsequent Fertility  

Your Health Magazine · Feb 1, 2022

10. Fertility and the Multicultural Patient  

Your Health Magazine · Mar 1, 2022

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