Physician’s Blog

Endometriosis and Pregnancy–Dr. Ken Moghadam
Have you heard of the The Nurse’s Health Study (NHS)?  It began in 1976 to look at the effects of birth control pills in a portion of the United States population that was easier to follow and research.  The original study requirements not only included current birth control pill use but also only allowed for […] Read More >
Dr. Moghadam named Austin Monthly Top Doctor and Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2020!
Dr. Moghadam was again fortunate to be nominated by his peers through Castle Connolly and Austin Monthly Magazine as a Top Doctor in the specialty of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.  Nearing completion of 15 years in private practice and 10 years in Austin as the founder and medical director of Austin Fertility Institute, Dr. Moghadam […] Read More >
Progesterone Supplementation for Bleeding in Early Pregnancy–Dr. Ken Moghadam
Many women present with bleeding in early pregnancy.  The term ‘threatened miscarriage’ is used to describe bleeding that presents with a closed cervix on examination.  Ultrasound demonstration of pregnancy location and progression, documentation of blood type (with administration of Rhogam for Rh negative patients), and continued observation are usually sufficient interventions, since the bleeding will […] Read More >
PGT-A, PGD, blastocyst biopy–Dr. Ken Moghadam
Our embryologists perform fascinating work every day in our #ivf laboratory at Austin Fertility Institute! For our families considering PGT-A (Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy) this video briefly depicts a blastocyst that is about to undergo biopsy. A blastocyst is a spherical embryo (fertilized egg) consisting of about 100-150 cells in which different layers have […] Read More >
“I’ll Have What She’s Having”–AFI Couples Event on March 6th at Olamaie!
Whether you are trying to conceive, struggling with recurrent miscarriage, or traversing the challenges of delivery and being a new parent, the book “A Man’s Guide to Women” is an insightful look into understanding each other on a higher level.  Join @the.reproductive.psychiatrist Dr. Kristen Lasseter and Dr. Moghadam on March 6th at Olamaie for a […] Read More >
Austin Fertility Institute receives ASRM Nursing Center of Excellence designation!
Our team at Austin Fertility Institute is not only dedicated to providing excellent outcomes and service, but also strives diligently to maintain familiarity with standards and guidelines in the ever-changing field of reproductive medicine.  With this mind we would like to acknowledge the efforts of our full-time nursing staff in obtaining the ASRM Nursing Center […] Read More >
New Year, New Website
Dr. M and the AFI crew are excited to ring in the New Year with our new website.  Features included an updated IVF due date calculator, new photos of our Main and South fertility practice locations and bios for our newest team members, Misti Evans (Business Office Manager) and Nicole Pilchiek (Certified Medical Assistant), both […] Read More >
Third Annual AFI Baby Reunion at County Line Barbecue
Austin Fertility Institute proudly celebrated the Third Annual AFI Baby Reunion at County Line Barbecue.  Dr. M and the team were fortunate to have an excellent turnout despite the weather, and are always grateful each year to renew friendships and watch your fertility miracles grow.  We look forward to seeing everyone again next year! Read More >
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