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Biography

Dr. Paul Brezina
Fertility Associate of Memphis, Memphis TN USA
Director of Reproductive Genetics


Email: pbrezina@fertilitymemphis.com

Qualifications
2004  Ph.D., Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Medicine

1999  B.Sc., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, History


Publications (selected)

  1. Brezina PR, Brezina DS, Kearns WG.Preimplantation genetic testing. BMJ. 2012;345:e5908.
  2. Brezina PR, Shah AA, Myers ER, Huang A, DeCherney A. The Evolving Impact of Health Policy on the Delivery of Health Care as it Pertains to Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in the United States. Semin Reprod Med. 2013; 31(3): 189-197.
  3. Bishop L,BrezinaPR,Segars J. Training in embryo transfer: how should it be done?Fertil Steril. 2013 May 9. doi:pii: S0015-0282(13)00510-4. 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2013.04.014. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Brezina PR. Preimplantation Genetic Testing in the 21stCentury: Uncharted Territory. Clinical Medicine Insights: Reproductive Health. 2013:7 17-21, doi: 10.4137/CMRH.S10914
  5. Ning N, Balen A,Brezina PR,Leong M, Shoham Z, Wallach EE, Zhao Y. How to recognize a PCOS - Results of a web based survey on IVF-worldwide.com website.Reprod Biomed Online.2013 May;26(5):500-5.
  6. Brezina PR, Ke RW, Kutteh WH. Preimplantation Genetic Screening: A Practical Guide. Clinical Medicine Insights: Reproductive Health. 2013:7 37-42, doi: 10.4137/CMRH.S10852.
  7. Brezina P, Ning N, Mitchell E, Zacur HA, Baramki TA, Zhao Y.Recent Advances in Assisted Reproductive Technology. Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports.2012; 1(4):166-173.
  8. Brezina PR, Vlahos NF, Lai T, Garcia JE, Wallach EE, Zhao Y. The Impact of Luteal Phase Support on Endometrial Estrogen and Progesterone Receptor Expression: a Randomized Control
    Trial.Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2012; 10(1):16.
  9. Brezina P, Christianson MS, Nguyen KHD, Siegel A, Benner AT, Kearns WG. Maternal XX / X Chromosome Mosaicism in Donor Oocyte In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Middle East Fertility Society Journal. 2012; 17(2): 129-133.
  10. Brezina PR, Zhao Y. The Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Impacted by Modern Assisted Reproductive Technologies.Obstet Gynecol Int. 2012:2012:686253.
  11. Brezina P, Haberl E. Wallach E. At Home Testing: Optimizing Management for the Infertility Physician.Fertil Steril.2011;95(6):1867-78.
  12. Zhao Y,Brezina P,Hsu C, Garcia J, Brinsden PR, Wallach E.  In Vitro Fertilization:  Four Decades of Reflections and Promises.Biochim Biophys Acta.2011; 1810(9):843-52.
  13. Brezina PR, Benner A, Rechitsky S, Kuliev A, Pomerantseva E, Pauling D, Kearns WG. Single-gene testing combined with single nucleotide polymorphism microarray preimplantation
    genetic diagnosis for aneuploidy: a novel approach in optimizing pregnancy outcome.Fertil Steril. 2011;95(5):1786.
  14. Brezina P,Yunus F, Garcia J, Zhao Y. Description of the Parasite Wucheria Bancrofti Microfilariae Identified in Follicular Fluid Following Transvaginal Oocyte Retrieval.J Assist Reprod Genet.2011; 28(5): 433-6.
  15. Brezina P,Purcell O, Ducie J, Swelstad B, Yates M, Christianson M, Kolp L.Breakage of Suture Material Leading to Fascial Dehiscence.Middle East Fertil Soc J. 2011; 16:87-89. 
  16. Brezina P, Zhao Y. Laser Assisted Zona Hatching: What Is the Evidence to Justify its Use? Middle East Fertil Soc J. 2011; 16(2): 107-109. 
  17. Woelk JL, Dombroski RA,Brezina PR. mGestational Diabetes Insipidus, HELLP Syndrome and Eclampsia in a Twin Pregnancy: a Case Report. J Perinatol. 2010; 30(2):144-5.
  18. Brezina P, Muasher S. The Art and Science of Embryo Transfer: What Information Are We Lacking? Middle East Fertil Soc J. 2010; 15:14-20.
  19. Brezina PR, Beste TM, Nelson KH.  Does the Route of Hysterectomy in Obese and Non-Obese Women Affect Outcome?  JSLS. 2009;13:358-363.
  20. Brezina P, Woelk J, Brezina D, Devente J. Serous Cystadenoma with Omental Caking and Ovarian Torsion: an Unusual Case Presentation.Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2008; 34(4):284-6.
  21. Brezina P, Isler C. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in Pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2008; 112(2):450-2.
  22. Brezina P, Moskop J. Urgent Medical Decision Making Regarding a Jehovah’s Witness Minor: A Case Report and Discussion.N C Med J. 2007; 68(5):312-6.
  23. Thomas F, Pittman K, Larkin E,Brezina P*, Contreras J, Quarantillo P, Thomas J. Characterization of Xenograft Resistance to Autoimmune Disease Recurrence After Pancreas Islet
    Transplantation.Transplant Proc. 1999; 31(1-2):964-5.
  24. Pittman K,Brezina P*, Contreras J, Bilbao G, Thomas F, Thomas J. Synergy of Class I and Class II MHC Deficiency (C1D and C2D) Islets and Early Short-Term Suppression in AchievingLong-Term Islet Graft Survival and Tolerance Induction.Transplant Proc. 1999; 31(1-2):635-6.
  25. Thomas FT, Pittman K,Brezina P, Wu J, Mountz J, Contreras J, Thomas J. Pancreas Islet Xenografts but not Allografts are Resistant to Autoimmune Disease Recurrence Following Islet Transplantation. Transplant Proc. 1997; 29(1-2):760-1.


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