Dr. Rizk began his medical career at the Cairo University School of Medicine, where he earned his medical degree. He then completed his prestigious fellowship reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the esteemed Bourn Hall Clinic before becoming a clinical lecturer at Cambridge University. There, Dr. Rizk worked with Robert Edwards, who won the Nobel Prize for in vitro fertilization (IVF) in 1978 and published 28 textbooks on the subject. Dr. Rizk was Professor and Head of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, at the University of South Alabama from 1995 to 2019. He now serves as president of the Middle East Fertility Society.
Dr. Rizk has also worked extensively with Stuart Campbell, Howard Jacobs, and Robert Edwards to develop new procedures and treatments in the area of obstetrics and gynecology. Throughout the late 1980’s Dr. Rizk played a pioneering role in GnRH agonist protocols. The pioneering work in ovarian stimulation has been adopted as the global standard of care.
Today, Dr. Rizk is the medical and practice director of Elite IVF in Texas, Tennesse, and Alabama. As a respected physician surgeon and researcher, he has authored and edited more than 400 articles, book chapters, and abstracts over the last 25 years. Dr. Rizk now services as Odessa Fertility lab director at Odessa Regional Medical Center and Medical Director of Odessa and Midland Elite IVF. Dr. Rizk was also nominated by Castle Connolly as one of the top doctors of 2017. Dedicated to improving the lives of his patients, Dr. Rizk is passionate about helping couples and individuals who are looking forward to becoming parents but are having a difficult time actualizing that dream on their own.
At SWS, patients can experience unmatched attention and care. Dr. Rizk and his team provide individualized care, targeting patients’ specific problems with cutting-edge treatment techniques. They often use the DaVinci® robotic system to perform safe infertility treatments and procedures with minimal risks and high success rates.
The SWS team is dedicated to helping patients find correct diagnoses and successful treatments. They frequently treat patients for polycystic ovary syndrome, noncancerous growths like fibroids and polyps, recurrent pregnancy loss, and other forms of infertility. They often recommend in vitro fertilization, a highly successful alternative to traditional conception.
The SWS team also helps patients with egg and sperm donation and surrogacy. If patients can’t naturally get pregnant with their own gametes and those of their partners, the team helps them decide whether or not to use donor zygotes.
If you or your partner are struggling to get pregnant, schedule a consultation at SWS by phone or book online today.
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