Dr. Rakoff

Dr. Jeffrey S. Rakoff - Extended Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Name: Jeffrey S. Rakoff

Office Address:
San Diego Fertility Center
11425 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130

Office Telephone: (858) 794-6363

Office FAX: (858) 794-6360

Education

Undergraduate: Muhlenberg College; Allentown, Pennsylvania

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Medical Education: Jefferson Medical College; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Internship: University Hospital; San Diego, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Residency: University Hospital; San Diego, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Research/Fellowship: University Hospital; San Diego, California
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Licensure & Boards

California Medical License; 1972 to present

Pennsylvania Medical License; 1972 to present

Board Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology; 1979

Military Experience

Major, U.S. Army Medical Corps
Department of Obstetrical & Gynecology
Head, Division of Reproductive
Endocrinology & Infertility
Madigan Army Medical Center
Tacoma, Washington
July 1977 - July 1979

Staff Appointments

Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology
& Infertility and In-Vitro Fertilization Program
Scripps Clinic
July 1979 -

Director, In-Vitro Fertilization Program
of Scripps Clinic
August 1983 -

Infertility Instructor
Balboa Naval Hospital
1979 -

Clinical Instructor
University of California, San Diego
Department of Reproductive Medicine
November 1979 - 1997

Medical Staff
Kaiser Permanente Hospital
April 1998 - 2002

Professional Societies

Member, the American Fertility Society - 1977

Fellow, America college of Obstetricians & Gynecologists -1979

Charter Member, Society of Reproductive Surgeons - 1984

Charter Member, Fallopius International Society, Inc. - 1985

Member, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine - 1989

Member, American Association of Tissue Bank - 1990

Charter Member, San Diego Reproductive Endocrine Society - 1991

Charter Member, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists - 1992

Member, The Endocrine Society

Member, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

Member, San Diego County Medical Society

Member, California Medical Association

Awards

Shankwei1er Fellow of Muhlenberg College, 1998

Program Director

Continuing Medical Education Courses

Infertility Update VII, November 20, 1993

Infertility Update VI, March 9, 1991

Infertility Update V, November 12, 1988

Infertility Update IV, February 7,1987

Pelvic Infection: Surgical & Medical Management, April 20, 1985

Endometriosis Update, February 18, 1984

Ovulation Update, January 29, 1983

Medical Lectures

In-Vitro Fertilization in the 2151 Century
Scripps Clinic Center for Dental Care
March 2001

Guest Lecture, Pacific Coast Fertility Society Annual
Indian Wells, California
April 1998

Test Tube Babies - Staff Conference
Chapmen General Hospital
March 1993

Endometriosis - Grand Rounds
Green Hospital of Scripps Clinic
March 1993

Medical Practices for the Practicing Dentist
Scripps Clinic Center for Dental Care
March 1993

Infertility Surgery and LV.F. - OB/GYN Grand Rounds
Balboa Naval Hospital
February 1993

Infertility Surgery-Endoscopy/advanced Pelvioscopy and
Endovaginal Sonography Course UCLA Extension Course
April 1991

Infertility Update - Grand Rounds
Green Hospital of Scripps Clinic
June 1990

Advanced Laser Workshop - Infertility Surgery
Huston Laser Institute
May 1990

Infertility Forum Lecturell.V.F. -Kaiser Hospital
March 1990

LV.F. and infertility - Coronado Hospital
March 1990

Infertility - NAACOG Meeting
Scripps Memorial Hospital
February 1990

Infertility Lecture - General Internal Medicine Conference
January 1990

Infertility Update --: Association of Operating Room Nurses
May 1989

Evaluation of the Infertile Couple - Grand Rounds
Green Hospital of Scripps Clinic
April 1989

LV.F. and Tubal Surgery - San Diego Chapter AORN
Balboa Naval Hospital
March 1989

In-Vitro Fertilization - Kaiser Hospital
April 1987

Infertility Update - Family Practice Update
January 1987

Public Seminars/Lectures

In-Vitro Fertilization in the 21st Century - Public Forum
April 2000

Infertility Treatments - Resolve, California
May 1997

In-Vitro Fertilization/Lecture and Tour - The President's Council
Scripps Clinic
May 1993

Infertility and Endometriosis - Health Perspectives
Green Hospital of Scripps Clinic
April 1993

In-Vitro Fertilization - Chapter Society
Scripps Clinic
March 1993

Insights Into Infertility - Public Forum
Scripps Clinic
Sept. 1992

Insights Into Infertility - Public Forum
Scripps Clinic
October 1992

Fertility/Infertility: New Advances
Museum of Man, Balboa Park, San Diego
May 1989

What's New In Infertility - Public Forum
Scripps Clinic
June 1988

Modem Trends in Infertility - Public Forum
Scripps Clinic
February 1987

Research Projects

Icodextran Solution for Adhesion Prevention at Laparoscopy Multicenter
FDA Approved
March 2002-2003

Intrauterine Insemination Using L-9 Membrane Filtration for Processing Spermatozoa
February 1993

Transcervical Cannulation of the Fallopian Tube with a Coaxial Double Lumen Catheter for Transfer of Gametesl Embryos and Treatment for Infertility
August 1992

Laparoscopic Implantation of the Gore-Tex® Surgical Membrane.
August 1992

Identification of Human Sperm Proteins
June 1992

Comparison of Serum Estrogen Levels with Urinary Levels in Women During Ovulation Induction
April 1991

Use of GnRH Antagonists in Induction of Ovulation
October 1989

A Randomized Comparative Multi-Center Multi-Center Trial of Ovulation Induction (OI) Using FSH/HCG vs. Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) vs. Combined 01 and lUI for Couples with Male Factor Infertility
December 1988

Bibliography

Rakoff, J. S. Siler, T. M., and Yen, S. S. C.: Prolactin and Growth Hormone Release in
Response to Sequential Stimulation by Arginine and Synthetic RRF. J Clin Endocrinol
Metab 37: 641-644,1973.

Khudr, G., Benirschke K., Brooks, D., and Rakoff, S. J.: XO-XY Mosaicism and Non Fluorescent
Y Chromosome. J Obstet Gynecol 42:421-428, 1973.

Judd, H. L., Parker, D. L., Rakoff, J. S., Hopper, B. R., and Yen, S. S. C.: Elucidation of
Mechanism(s) of the Nocturnal Rise of Testosterone in Men. J Clin Endocrinol Metab
38:134-141,1974.

Rakoff, J. S., VandenBerg, G., Siler, T. M., and Yen, S. S. C.: An Integrated Direct
Functional Test of the Adenohypophysis. Am J GynecoII19:358-368, 1974.

Strauss, J. H., Yen, S. S. C., Benirschke, K., Greenhout, J. H., Rakoff, J. S., and
Siler, T. M.: Hypothalamic Hypopituitarism in Adolescent Girls: Assessment by a Direct
Functional Test of the Adenohypophysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 39:639-644,1974.

Rebar, R., Judd, H. L., Yes, S. S. C., Rakoff, J. S., VandenBerg, G., and Naftolin, F.:
Characterization of the Inappropriate Gonadotropin Secretion in Polycystic Ovary
Syndrome. J Clin Invest 57:1320-1329.

Judd, H. L., McPherson, R. A., Rakoff, J. S., and Yen, S. S. C.: Correlation of the Effects
of Dexamethasone Administration of Urinary 17 Ketosteroid and Serum Androgen Levels
in Patients with Hirsutism. AmJ Obstet Gynecol 130:807-812, 1978.

Rakoff, J. S., Rigg, L. A., and Judd, H. L.,.: The Impairment of Progesterone-Induced
Pituitary Release of Prolactin and Gonadotropin in Patients with Hypothalamic Chronic
Anovulation. Am J Obstet Gynecol 130:807-812, 1978. .

Yen, S. S. C., Hoff, J. D., Lasley, B. L., Rakoff, J. S., and Lein, A.: Studies on the Role of
Luteinizing Hormone Releasing Factors in the Control of the Menstrual Cycle.
Hypothalamic Peptide Hormone and Pituitary Regulation. Ed. John C. Porter, Plenum
Press, New York 1977 (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Vol. 87, pp
253-277).

Judd, H. L., Rakoff, J. S., and Yen, S. S. C.: Inhibition of Gonadotropin and Prolactin
Release by Dopamine: Effect of Endogenous Estradiol Levels. J Clin Endocrinol Metab
47:494,1978

Rakoff, J. S. and Yen, S. S. C.: Progesterone Induced Acute Release of Prolactin in
Estrogen Primed Ovariectomized Women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 47: 818-821, 1978.

Smith, M. L., Lugman, W. A., and Rakoff, J. S.: Correlations between Semen
Radioinununoreactive Prolactin, Sperm Concentrations and Sperm Motility in Prevasectomy
and Infertility Clinic Patients. Fert Steril 32:312-315, 1979.

Adashi, E. Y, Rakoff, J. S., Divers, W., Fisherman, J., and Yen, S. S. C.: The Effect of
Acutely Administered Z-Hydroxysterone on the Release of Gonadotropins and Prolactin
Before and After Estrogen Priming in Hypogonadal Women. Life Sciences 25:2061.2055, 1979.

Rakoff, J. S.: Use of Bromocriptine for Treatment of Macroadenoma or Microadenoma.
Collected Letter of the International Correspondence Society of Ob/Gyn 20: 122-123, 1979.

Greer, M. D., Moraczewski, R., and Rakoff, J. S.: Prevalence ofHyperprolactinemia in
Anovulatory Women. Obstet Gynecol 56:65-69, 1980.

Casper, R., Rakoff, J. S. Quigley, M. E., Gilliland, B., Alksne, J., and Yen, S. S. C.:
Changes in Pituitary Hormones During the Following Transsphenoidal Removal of
Prolactinomas. AmJ Obstet Gynecol 136:518-523, 1980.

Quigley, M. D., Rakoff, J. S. and Yen, S. S. C.: Increased LH Sensitivity to Dopamine
Inhibition. A, J Endocrinol Metab 53: 231-233, 1981.

Rakoff, J. S. and DiMarzo, S. J.: In-Vitro Fertilization: The Scripps Clinic
Experience. Postgrad Med 78: 167-182.

DiMarzo, S. J. and Rakoff, J. S.: Intrauterine Insemination with Husband's Washed
Sperm, FertiI Steril 46:470-475, 1986.

Villareal, J., Rakoff, 'r. S., and Fasig, C. A.: The In-Vitro Fertilization Program at
Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, California. Letters to the Editor.
J In-Vitro Fert Embryo Transfer 1:383,1986.

Silva Dujisin, 1.and Rakoff, J. S.: Prevencion de Adherencias en Cirugia de
Infertilidad (Adhesion Prevention in Infertility Surgery). Revista Chilena de
Ginecologia y Obstretricia ;},:187-188, 1996.

Abstracts

Rakoff, J. S., Ehara, Y, Siler, T. M., and Yen, S. S. C.: A Six-hour Direct Functional
Test of the Anterior Pituitary Gland. 16:18 presented at the SGI Meeting, March
1973, Atlanta. GA.

Siler, T. M., Rakoff, J. S., and Yen, S. S. C.: Integrated Direct Pituitary Function
Test. Endocrinol 103:A-l I I, 1973

Judd, H. L., Parker, D. C., Rakoff, J. S., and Yen, S. S. C.: Elucidation of
Mechanism(s) or Nocturnal Rise of Testosterone in Men. Endocrinol 103:A-I00,

  1. Presented at the Endocrine Society, 1973.

Rakoff, J. S., VandenBerg, G., Siler, T. M., and Yen, S. S. C.: An Integrated Direct
Functional Test of the Adenohypophysis. Presented at the Pacific Coast Obstetrics
and Gynecological Society, 1973.

Rakoff, J, S., Siler, T. M., and Yen, S. S, C.: Variation in Pituitary Responsiveness to
Multiple Stimuli During Different Phases of the Menstrual Cycle. Accepted at the
SGT,1973.

Rebar, R., Judd, H. 1.., Rakoff, J, S., VandenBerg, G., and Naftolina, F.: Delineation
of the Mechanism of the Inappropriate Secretion ofLH and LFSH Polycystic Ovary
(PCO) Disease. Submitted to smMeeting, 1975.