Dr. Daneshmand

Dr. Said Daneshmand - Extended Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Name: Dr. Said Daneshmand

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

Office Telephone: (858) 794-6363
Office FAX: (858) 794-6360

Licensure & Boards

Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners, License 9139
Medical Board of California, License G 79968

Utah Div Occupational & Professional Licensing Reference 5692690-1205

Alaska State Medical Board, License 5614

Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, 2004

Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, 2001

National Board of Medical Examiners - Part III - March 1994 pass

National Board of Medical Examiners - Part II - September 1992; Percentile Rank: 96

National Board of Medical Examiners - Part I - June 1991; Percentile Rank: 97

Administrative Appointments

Physician/Practice Director, Fertility Center of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Clinical Associate Professor, University of Nevada School of Medicine

Professional Societies

  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Associate Member
  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society
  • American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Junior Fellow
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of California, Los Angeles

Doctor of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York

Fellowship, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Department of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Residency, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Honors & Awards

  1. Dr. & Mrs. D. Harrison Scholarship Awards for Achievement of the Highest Academic Standing at Medical School Graduation -- May 1993
  2. Martin L. Stone M.D. Award in Obstetrics & Gynecology for Outstanding Leadership & Achievement -- May 1993
  3. Eileen H. Pike, Ph.D. Memorial Award in Microbiology for Academic Excellence -- May 1993
  4. New York Medical College Trustee Merit Scholarship -- 1990-1993
  5. President, Alpha Omega Alpha, Iota Chapter -- 1992-1993
  6. The Lange Publications Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement as Top Ranked Medical Student -- August 1991
  7. Honors in all Basic Medical Science courses & Core Clinical Clerkships -- 1989-1993
  8. Practicing Physician Award for the Most Outstanding Presentation by a Practicing Physician, Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, 47th Annual Meeting, 1999
  9. Second Place Poster Award, Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, 48th Annual Meeting, 2000
  10. Practicing Physician Award for the most outstanding presentation by a practicing physician, 56th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, 2008.

Research

  1. The Allelic Variations in the Promoter Region of the Side-chain Cleavage Gene in Patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Daneshmand ST, Magoffin D., Department of Reproductive Endocrinology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. 1998-1999
  2. The Effects of Interleukin-6, Tumor Necrosis Factor and HIV-tat on Cell Cycle Distribution of Cervical Cancer Cell Lines; Daneshmand ST, M.D., Gage J, Ph.D., Martinez O, Ph.D.; University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Department of Molecular Biology. 1995-1996
  3. Structure of p53 Rearrangements in Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia; Mechanisms of Differential Expression. University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Advisor: Koeffler HP, Ph.D. 1988
  4. Xenograft Survival in Baboons Treated with Cyclosporine in Combination with Conventional Immunosuppression. University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Advisors: Laks H, M.D. Sadeghi, AM, M.D. 1986-1987

Research Studies

Principal Investigator: A multi-center randomized, open-label, parallel group study of a vaginal micronized progesterone tablet (Endometrin) compared to Crinone 8% vaginal gel in female patients undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), 2005-6.

Publications

  1. Brzechffa PR, Daneshmand ST, Buyalos RP. Sequential Clomiphene Citrate and
  2. Human Menopausal Gonadotropin with Intrauterine Insemination: The Effect of Patient Age on Clinical Outcome. Human Reproduction, 13(8), pp. 2110-2114, 1998.
  3. Buyalos RP, Ghosh K, Daneshmand ST, Infertile Women of Advanced Reproductive Age: Variability of Day 3 FSH and Estradiol levels. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 43(12), pp. 1023-1026, December 1998.
  4. PR, Buyalos RP, Daneshmand ST, Brzechffa. Basal Estradiol and Follicle Stimulating Hormone predict fecundity in women of advanced reproductive age undergoing ovulation induction therapy. Fertility & Sterility, 1997: 68:272-277.
  5. Daneshmand ST, Mazdisnian F, Teng F, Rappaport V, Muzsnai D. The management of adnexal masses in pregnancy: Laparoscopy vs. Laparotomy. Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Olive-View/UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, CA. (Submitted for publication)
  6. Shapiro, B.S., Richter, K.S., Harris, D.C., Daneshmand, S.T.: A comparison of day 5 and day 6 blastocyst transfers. Fertil Steril, 75:1126-1130, 2001.
  7. Shapiro, B.S., Richter, K.S., Harris, D.C., Daneshmand, S.T.: Dramatic declines in implantation and pregnancy rates with repeated cycles of in vitro fertilization with blastocyst transfer after one or more failed attempts. Fertil Steril, 76:538-542, 2001.
  8. Richter, K.S., Harris, D.C., Daneshmand, S.T., Shapiro, B.S.: Quantitative grading of a human blastocyst: optimal inner cell mass size and shape. Fertil Steril, 76:1157-1167, 2001.
  9. Shapiro, B.S., Richter, K.S., Harris, D.C., Daneshmand, S.T.: Influence of patient age on the growth and transfer of blastocyst-stage embryos. Fertil Steril, 77:700-705, 2002.
  10. Shapiro, B.S., Richter, K.S., Harris, D.C., Daneshmand, S.T.: High implantation and pregnancy rates for oocyte donation compared to non-donor IVF with blastocyst transfer. Fertil Steril, 77:1296-1297, 2002.
  11. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Ross R, Morris S. Effects of the ovulatory serum concentration of human chorionic gonadotropin on the incidence of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and success rates for in vitro fertilization. Fertil Steril. 2005 Jul;84(1):93-8.
  12. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Ross R. Contrasting patterns in in vitro fertilization pregnancy rates among fresh autologous, fresh oocyte donor, and cryopreserved cycles with the use of day 5 or day 6 blastocysts may reflect differences in embryo-endometrium synchrony. Fertil Steril. 2007
  13. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Ross R. Comparison of human chorionic gonadotropin and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist for final oocyte maturation in oocyte donor cycles. Fertil Steril. 2007.
  14. Bruce S. Shapiro, Said T. Daneshmand, Forest C. Garner, Martha Aguirre, and Shyni Thomas. Gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist combined with a reduced dose of human chorionic gonadotropin for final oocyte maturation in fresh autologous cycles of in vitro fertilization. Fertil Steril. 2008 Jul 90(1), 231-233.
  15. Bruce S. Shapiro, Said T. Daneshmand, Forest C. Garner, Martha Aguirre, Shyni Thomas. Large blastocyst diameter, early blastulation, and low pre-ovulatory serum progesterone are dominant predictors of clinical pregnancy in fresh autologous cycles. Fertil Steril 2008 Aug 90(2), 302-309.
  16. Bruce S. Shapiro, Said T. Daneshmand, Forest C. Garner, Martha Aguirre, Cynthia Hudson, Shyni Thomas. High ongoing pregnancy rates after deferred transfer through bipronuclear oocyte cryopreservation and post-thaw extended culture. Fertility and Sterility. 2009 Nov 92 (5) 1594-99.
  17. Bruce S. Shapiro, Said T. Daneshmand, Forest C. Garner, Martha Aguirre, Cynthia Hudson, Shyni Thomas. Embryo cryopreservation rescues cycles with premature luteinization. Fertil Steril. 2010 Feb;93(2):636-41.
  18. Bruce S. Shapiro, Said T. Daneshmand, Forest C. Garner, Martha Aguirre, Cynthia Hudson, Shyni Thomas. Similar ongoing pregnancy rates following blastocyst transfer in fresh donor cycles and autologous cycles using cryopreserved bipronuclear oocytes suggests equal viability of transferred blastocysts. Fertil Steril. 2010 Jan;93(1):319-21.
  19. Bruce S. Shapiro, Said T. Daneshmand, Restrepo H, Forest C. Garner, Martha Aguirre, Cynthia Hudson. Efficacy of LH surge following “trigger” with GnRH agonist. Fertil Steril. 2011;95:826-8.
  20. Bruce S. Shapiro, Said T. Daneshmand, Forest C. Garner, Martha Aguirre, Cynthia Hudson. Comparison of “triggers” using leuprolide acetate alone or in combination with low-dose human chorionic gonadotropin. Fertil Steril. 2011:95:2715-7.
  21. Bruce S. Shapiro, Said T. Daneshmand, Forest C. Garner, Martha Aguirre, Cynthia Hudson. Evidence of impaired endometrial receptivity following ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization: A prospective randomized trial comparing fresh and frozen-thawed embryo transfers in high responders. Fertil Steril 2011:96:516-8.
  22. Bruce S. Shapiro, Said T. Daneshmand, Forest C. Garner, Martha Aguirre, Cynthia Hudson. Evidence of impaired endometrial receptivity following ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization: A prospective randomized trial comparing fresh and frozen-thawed embryo transfers in normal responders. Fertil Steril 2011:96:344-8.
  23. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Restrepo H, Garner FC. Serum hCG measured in the peri-implantation period correlates with outcome of cycles of in-vitro fertilization. Reprod Biomed Online 2012:25:248-253.
  24. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, De Leon L, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. Frozen-thawed embryo transfer is associated with a significantly reduced incidence of ectopic pregnancy. Fertil Steril. 2012:98:1490-4.
  25. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Restrepo H, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. Matched-cohort comparison of single embryo transfers in fresh and frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles. Fertil Steril 2012:99:389-92.
  26. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. Freeze-all is a superior therapy to another fresh cycle in patients with prior fresh blastocyst implantation failure, RBMOnline, 2014.
  27. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. Clinical rationale for cryopreservation of entire embryo cohorts in lieu of fresh transfer. Fertil Steril. 2014.
  28. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. Freeze-all at the blastocyst of bipronuclear stage: a randomized clinical trial. Fertil Steril. 2015.

Abstracts

  1. Daneshmand ST, Daneshmand S, Gage J, Martinez O, Johnson MT. The effects of beta-Human Chorionic Gonadotropin on the in vitro growth of cervical cancer cells. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Atlanta, GA, March, 1998.
  2. Gage, J, Daneshmand ST, Martinez O. The Effects of HIV-tat and TNF on IL-6 Signaling in Cervical Cancer Cell Lines, Normal and Human Papilloma Virus Immortalized Keratinocytes. Presented at the National Conference on Women and HIV, Pasadena, California, May 1997.
  3. Daneshmand, ST, Gage J, Martinez O. The Effects of TNF, HIV-tat, and IL-6 on the Cell Cycle Distribution of Cervical Cancer Cell Lines. Presented at Aids Institute National Symposium, UCLA School of Medicine, November 6, 1996.
  4. Daneshmand, ST, Gage J, Martinez O. The Effects of TNF, HIV-tat, and IL-6 on the Cell Cycle Distribution of Cervical Cancer Cell Lines, and the Role of Fas Protein in the Induction of Apoptosis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Abstract no. 588, March 1997, San Diego, California
  5. Daneshmand ST, Hill D, Surrey MW, Surrey ES. Differential effects of microdose GnRH agonist on IVF outcome when administered prior to controlled ovarian hyperstimulation with highly purified urinary FSH (uFSH) or standard Urinary Gonadotropins (uFSH +uLH) in poor responders. Joint Meeting of the 16th World Congress on Fertility and Sterility and the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, IFFS ‘98 October 4-9, San Francisco, California. (Accepted).
  6. Daneshmand ST, Surrey MW, Rothman C, Surrey ES, Hill D. The predictive value of the Zona-Free Hamster Ova-Spermatozoa Penetration Assay (SPA) for In Vetro Fertilization (IVF) success. Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of Pacific Coast Fertility Society, Indian Wells, California, April 24, 1998.
  7. Buyalos RP, Daneshmand ST, Brzechfa PR. Disturbance in the late luteal-early follicular phase transition in infertile women of advanced reproductive age. Presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for R R Reproductive Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, October 18-22, 1997.
  8. Ghosh K, Daneshmand ST, Buyalos RP: Intercycle variability of follicle stimulating hormone and estradiol in infertile women of advanced reproductive age. Presented at Pacific Coast Fertility Society, 45th Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, CA, April 10-13, 1997. Hade JJ, Zapants G, Narine L, Muneyyirci-Delale O, Daneshmand ST. The association between obstetric complications and a history of primary dysmenorrhea. Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 45th Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, March 10-13, 1999.
  9. Brzechffa PR, Daneshmand ST, Buyalos RP. Sequential Clomiphene Citrate and Human Menopausal Gonadotropin with intrauterine insemination following pervious Clomiphene Citrate failure: The effect of patient age on clinical outcome. Pacific Coast Fertility Society, 44th Annual Meeting, Abstract no. 24, April 17-21, 1996, Indian Wells, California. (Submitted for publication)
  10. Mazdisnian F, Kurzel R, Mazdisnian F, Daneshmand ST. Conservative management of Vulvar Vestibulitis using a rigid treatment protocol. Presented at the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease, Iguaza, Argentina, September 17-20, 1995. (Submitted for publication)
  11. Shapiro, B.S., Daneshmand ST, Richter, K., Harris, D.: A Retrospective Comparison of Day 3 and Blastocyst Transfer.
  12. Shapiro, B.S., Daneshmand ST, Richter, K., Harris, D.: Influence of Age on the Outcome of In Vitro Fertilization With Blastocyst Transfer.
  13. Shapiro, B.S., Daneshmand ST, Richter, K., Harris, D.: A Single Chorionic Gonadotropin Measurement on Day-10 Post Retrieval is Predictive of IVF Outcome.
  14. Shapiro BS, Richter KS, Daneshmand ST, Quinn P, Behr B. Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor enhances human embryo development to the blastocyst stage: a randomized study. Fertil Steril, 2003 (Vol. 79, (Supp 2)).
  15. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Ross R, Morris S. Low serum hCG concentrations following the ovulatory dose of hCG are not associated with reduced IVF success rates. Fertility and Sterility. 2004 (Vol. 81, (Supplement 3)).
  16. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Ross R. Eliminating Severe Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome By Using GnRH Agonist Instead of HCG. Fertility and Sterility. 2005 (Vol. 83, Issue 5 (Supplement)).
  17. S. T. Daneshmand, B. S. Shapiro, F. C. Garner, M. Aguirre, R. Ross. Cumulative pregnancy rates when using GnRH agonist instead of hCG for final oocyte maturation. 06-A-1468-ASRM.
  18. B. S. Shapiro, S. T. Daneshmand, F. C. Garner, M. Aguirre, R. Ross. Comparing Day 5 and Day 6 Blastocyst Transfers in Fresh Autologous, Frozen Autologous, and Fresh Oocyte Donor Cycles. 06-A-434-ASRM; 2006.
  19. B.S. Shapiro, S.T. Daneshmand, F.C. Garner, M. Aguirre, S. Thomas, A.N. Udoh. Does rapid growth in vitro correspond with initial rapid growth in utero? 55th Annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, Rancho Mirage, CA, 2007.
  20. B.S Shapiro, S.T. Daneshmand, F.C. Garner, M. Aguirre, and S. Thomas. Blastocyst diameter, day of blastulation, and pre-ovulatory serum progesterone simultaneously correlate with clinical pregnancy after blastocyst transfer. 23rd Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Lyon France, 2007.
  21. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Udoh A. Early hCG dynamics correlate with pregnancy outcome Oral presentation (prize winner), University of Nevada School of Medicine, 2007.
  22. Daneshmand ST, Shapiro BS, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Thomas S, Udoh A. Very early hCG Dynamics Predict Pregnancy Loss at up to 10 Weeks Gestation Fertility and Sterility. September 2007 (Vol. 88, Sup. 1, Page S159).
  23. B.S. Shapiro, S.T. Daneshmand, F.C. Garner, M. Aguirre, S. Thomas. Including a low dose of hCG along with GnRH agonist “trigger” reduces early pregnancy loss rates when compared to the agonist alone. Fertility and Sterility. September 2007 (Vol. 88, Page S121).
  24. B.S. Shapiro, S.T. Daneshmand, F.C. Garner, M. Aguirre, S. Thomas. Embryo cryopreservation rescues cycles with premature luteinization. Presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, 2008.
  25. S.T. Daneshmand, B.S. Shapiro, F.C. Garner, M. Aguirre, S. Thomas, M.K. Zhou. Case Report: Consecutive declining hCG titers indicating loss of one sac in an otherwise viable early triplet pregnancy. Presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, 2008.
  26. S.T. Daneshmand, B.S. Shapiro, F.C. Garner, M. Aguirre, S. Thomas. Can autologous blastocyst transfer cycles be as efficacious as fresh oocyte donation cycles on a per transfer basis? Presented at 56th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, 2008.
  27. M. Zhou, S.T. Daneshmand, B.S. Shapiro, F.C. Garner, M. Aguirre, and S. Thomas. Perinatal outcomes in IVF patients with vanishing twin syndrome. Presented at the 14th Annual conference of the Society for Prenatal Diagnosis (ISPD), June 2008, Vancouver, Canada.
  28. B.S. Shapiro, S.T. Daneshmand, F.C. Garner, M. Aguirre, C. Hudson, S. Thomas. High pregnancy rates with cryopreservation of entire cohorts of bipronuclear oocytes followed by post-thaw extended culture. 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Francisco, CA, 2008.
  29. BS Shapiro, ST Daneshmand, FC Garner, M Aguirre, C Hudson, L Kern. Frozen better than fresh? A matched-cohort study comparing autologous cycles using fresh and thawed embryos. Presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 2009.
  30. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C, Thomas S. Fresh autologous IVF is associated with increased incidence of ectopic pregnancy when compared to oocyte donation and frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles. Presented at the 58th annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, 2010.
  31. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Restrepo H, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. The quality of the oocyte cohort is affected by the magnitude of the LH surge following use of GnRH agonist to “trigger” oocyte maturation. . Presented at the 58th annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, 2010.
  32. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C, Thomas S. Peri-implantation level of chorionic gonadotrophin is predictive of IVF cycle outcome and multiple pregnancy. Presented at 26th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Rome, Italy, 2010.
  33. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. Comparison of frozen-thawed embryo cycles following multiple banking and single-banking protocols. Presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Denver, CO, 2010.
  34. Daneshmand ST, Shapiro BS, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. The effect of blastulation day on outcome of fresh autologous blastocyst transfer cycles and transfers of blastocysts derived from thawed bipronuclear oocytes. Presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Denver, CO, 2010.
  35. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. Evidence of impaired endometrial receptivity following controlled ovarian stimulation: a prospective randomized trial in high responders. Presented at the 59th annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, 2011.
  36. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. Evidence of impaired endometrial receptivity following controlled ovarian stimulation: a prospective randomized trial in normal responders. Presented at the 27th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Stockholm, Sweden, July 2011.
  37. Daneshmand ST, Shapiro BS, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. Greater birthweight in autologous cycles using frozen-thawed embryos, when compared to cycles using fresh embryos, is not an embryonic effect of cryopreservation. Presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Orlando, FL, 2011.
  38. Shapiro B.S.; Daneshmand S.T.; De Leon L.; Garner F.C.; Aguirre M.; and Hudson C. ECTOPIC PREGNANCY INCIDENCE IS REDUCED FOLLOWING TRANSFER OF BLASTOCYSTS DERIVED FROM THAWED BIPRONUCLEAR OOCYTES WHEN COMPARED TO FRESH BLASTOCYST TRANSFER. Presented at 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Diego, CA, 2012.
  39. Shapiro B.S.; Daneshmand S.T.; Restrepo, H..; Garner F.C.; Aguirre M.; and Hudson C. EMBRYOS TRANSFERRED IN FREEZE-THAW CYCLES ARE MORE LIKELY TO IMPLANT THAN MORPHOLOGICALLY EQUIVALENT EMBRYOS TRANSFERRED IN FRESH CYCLES. Presented at 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Diego, CA, 2012.
  40. Daneshmand S.T.; Shapiro B.S.; Garner F.C.; Aguirre M.; Hudson C.; and Thomas S. TWICE-FROZEN EMBRYOS HAVE IMPLANTATION POTENTIAL SIMILAR TO ONCE-FROZEN EMBRYOS Presented at 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Diego, CA, 2012.
  41. ST Daneshmand, BS Shapiro, FC Garner, M Aguirre, C Hudson, S Thomas. PERI-IMPLANTATION SERUM LEVEL OF HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN PREDICTS IVF OUTCOME. Presented at 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Diego, CA, 2012.
  42. Factors affecting success of blastocyst transfer into an artificially prepared uterine environment differ from those affecting outcome of fresh autologous blastocyst transfer. Shapiro B, Daneshmand S, Garner F, Aguirre M, Hudson C. Presented at 29th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, London, UK, July 2013.
  43. ST Daneshmand, FC Garner, M Aguirre, C Hudson, S Thomas, BS Shapiro. THE EFFECT OF BODY MASS INDEX ON IVF OUTCOME IS NOT AN EMBRYONIC EFFECT, Presented at the 69th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Boston, MA, 2013.
  44. BS Shapiro, ST Daneshmand, FC Garner, M Aguirre, C Hudson. FACTORS RELATED TO EMBRYO-ENDOMETRIUM ASYNCHRONY IN FRESH IVF CYCLES INCREASE IN PREVALENCE WITH MATERNAL AGE. Presented at the 69th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Boston, MA, 2013.
  45. ST Daneshmand, FC Garner, M Aguirre, C Hudson, BS Shapiro. THE EARLIEST SERUM HCG MEASUREMENT THAT CORRELATES WITH IVF OUTCOME IS FOUR DAYS AFTER BLASTOCYST TRANSFER IN FREEZE-THAW CYCLES. Presented at the 69th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Boston, MA, 2013.
  46. BS Shapiro, ST Daneshmand, FC Garner, M Aguirre, C Hudson. HCG DOSE AS LOW AS 500 IU IN COMBINATION WITH GNRH AGONIST TRIGGER CAN BE EFFICACIOUS FOR FRESH EMBRYO TRANSFER. Presented at the 69th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Boston, MA, 2013.
  47. BS Shapiro, ST Daneshmand, FC Garner, M Aguirre, C Hudson. AGONIST TRIGGER FOLLOWED BY COHORT CRYOPRESERVATION RESULTS IN SUCCESS RATES SIMILAR TO FRESH OOCYTE DONATION CYCLES WHILE VIRTUALLY ELIMINATING SIGNIFICANT OHSS IN HIGH RESPONDERS. Presented at the 69th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Boston, MA, 2013.
  48. ST Daneshmand, BS Shapiro, FC Garner, M Aguirre, C Hudson, R Kota. PATTERN OF PREGNANCY LOSS IS DETERMINED BY EXPOSURE TO OVARIAN STIMULATION AND PRE-OVULATORY PROGESTERONE. Presented at the 69th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Boston, MA, 2013.
  49. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. Frozen embryo transfer following ”freeze all” is a superior therapy to another fresh transfer in patients with prior fresh embryo implantation failure. Presented at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, 2014.
  50. Daneshmand ST, Shapiro BS, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. REPRODUCIBILITY OF LUTEINIZING HORMONE SURGES FOLLOWING AGONIST TRIGGER: ANALYSIS OF 1792 AGONIST TRIGGERS, Presented at 70th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Honolulu, HI, October 2014.
  51. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. THE EFFECT OF INNER CELL MASS SIZE ON THE OUTCOME OF SINGLE-BLASTOCYST TRANSFERS, Presented at 70th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Honolulu, HI, October 2014.
  52. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. EMBRYO-ENDOMETRIUM ASYNCHRONY MAY AFFECT THAWED EMBRYO CYCLES USING GENETICALLY SCREENED BLASTOCYSTS, Presented at 71st annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Baltimore, MD, October 2015.
  53. Shapiro BS, Daneshmand ST, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. EXOGENOUS HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN EXPOSURE FROM THE OVULATORY TRIGGER DOES NOT IMPAIR ENDOMETRIAL RECEPTIVITY, Presented at 71st annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Baltimore, MD, October 2015.
  54. Daneshmand ST, Shapiro, BS, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. FACTORS AFFECTING BIRTHWEIGHT OF SINGLETONS FROM ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY, Presented at 71st annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Baltimore, MD, October 2015.
  55. Daneshmand ST, Shapiro BS, Garner FC, Aguirre M, Hudson C. NON-ELECTIVE SINGLE EMBRYO TRANSFER SUCCESS RATES ARE NOT REPRESENTATIVE OF THOSE WITH ELECTIVE SINGLE EMBRYO TRANSFER, Presented at 71st annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Baltimore, MD, October 2015.

Chapters & Reviews

  1. Daneshmand ST, DeCherney, AH, The future of laparoscopy. Infertility and Reproductive Medicine, Clinics of North America, July 1997, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 465-479.
  2. Daneshmand ST, DeCherney AH. Ultrasound assessment of uterine and tubal normality with Sonosalpingogram. Treatment of Infertility, The New Frontiers, 1998, Communications Media for Education, Princeton, New Jersey.
  3. Daneshmand ST, DeCherney AH. The State of the art of Infertility. Encyclopedia Britannica, 1998.
  4. Daneshmand ST, DeCherney AH. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), a Fountain of Youth? Post Graduate Obstetrics & Gynecology, June 1998.
  5. Daneshmand ST, Surrey ES. Microlaparoscopy, a critical review. Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, 10(1), January, 1999.

Invited Scientific Presentations

  1. Chronic renal failure in pregnancy. Perinatology Conference, USC Medical Center, Women’s Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, November 1992.
  2. Prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in post-operative patients. General Surgery Conference, New Rochelle Hospital, New Rochelle, NY, Dec. 1991.
  3. Paths to Healthier Infants. Presented at the March of Dimes Womens Health Symposium Striving to Give All Babies a Healthy Start, Las Vegas, NV, 2011.
  4. Fertility Preservation. StartArt, Las Vegas NV, 2012 and 2013
  5. Endometrial Receptivity in IVF, StartArt, Las Vegas NV, 2013
  6. Reducing the risk of premature birth in assisted reproduction, Presented at the March of Dimes Womens Health Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, 2013.
  7. A guide to finding the ideal surrogate (gestational carrier). Alternative Parenting, 2013.
  8. Transferring one or two embryos: risks and factors to consider. Families through surrogacy, London 2014.
  9. How to minimize costs and maximize success in the surrogacy journey. London, 2014.
  10. Surrogacy in the USA: How to minimize costs and maximize success, Surrogacy Experts Webinar, 2014.
  11. Exogenous gonadotropins in high responders, ART Forum, Guangzhou, China, 2014.
  12. Ovulatory “trigger” in high responders: GnRH agonist, hCG, or both? ART Forum, Guangzhou, China, 2014.

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Farsi