The Fertility Doctors at San Diego Fertility Center
The physicians of San Diego Fertility Center are nationally recognized experts in in vitro fertilization (IVF), reproductive endocrinology, and infertility. After completing fellowships in these fields, both have focused their clinical practices on the diagnosis and treatment of infertility.
Dr. William P. Hummel
Dr. L. Michael Kettel
Dr. Susanna J. Park
Dr. Sandy S. Chuan
Dr. Jeffrey S. Rakoff
Dr. Hummel and Dr. Kettel have led the San Diego Fertility Center to success rates exceeding the national average. Woodward/White, Inc has voted both “Best Doctors in America” since 1997 (www.bestdoctors.com). The San Diego County Medical Society nominated Drs. Hummel and Kettel “Best Doctors in San Diego” in 2002, 2003, and 2004 (published in San Diego Magazine Vol. 54, No. 11; Vol. 55, No. 12; and Vol. 56, No. 12). Together they pioneered egg donation IVF and had the first Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) case in San Diego. They played an active role in developing blastocyst transfer as a breakthrough technology, lowering the risk of multiple births. Working within the principles of innovation, intelligence, and integrity, they provide you with the finest comprehensive, state of the art fertility care possible.
Dr. Jeffrey Rakoff is an affiliate physician of San Diego Fertility Center. He is renowned in the community for founding the first IVF program that successfully achieved a pregnancy in San Diego in the early 1980s. With over 30 years of medical experience, Dr. Rakoff has helped countless families to have 'little miracles'. Dr. Rakoff provides patients with comprehensive fertility evaluation and care, including fertility consultations, infertility surgery and in vitro fertilization.
Dr. Susanna Park is an award-winning clinical researcher and a highly successful fertility specialist. Dr. Park is fluent in English, Korean and Spanish due to her international upbringing and brings a unique female perspective to our physician team. Her specialties include in intrauterine insemination, in vitro fertilization, laparoscopic and hysteroscopic corrective surgeries, oocyte donation, and gestational surrogacy.
Dr. Sandy Chuan is the newest addition to our fertility care team. Dr. Chuan has extensive clinical research experience, having published a wide spectrum of articles and presented findings at national medical events. Dr. Chuan is fluent in both English and Mandarin Chinese, allowing her to care for patients in either language. She is a compassionate physician, dedicated to helping patients conceive.