Mark Perloe, M.D. Earns Distinguished 2017 Ricardo Azziz PCOS Challenge Advocacy Leadership Award

I am deeply honored to receive this recognition & share this award with all of the men & women who advocate on behalf of those with PCOS

The award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to advocacy and public policy efforts that expand access to resources and support for women and girls with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), one of the most neglected, underfunded, and underdiagnosed areas of health.

Dr. Perloe is a reproductive endocrinologist with over 30 years of extensive experience performing in vitro fertilization (IVF) and treating conditions related to infertility including PCOS, recurrent pregnancy loss, menstrual disorders, fibroids, and endocrine and other reproductive health problems. Dr. Perloe has served as principal investigator in numerous reproductive health research studies including innovative IVF treatments, ovulation induction, and polycystic ovary syndrome. He has published research in medical journals including Obstetrics & Gynecology, Southern Medical Journal, Human Reproduction, and the International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Perloe is the co-author of Miracle Babies and Other Happy Endings for Couples with Fertility Problems and is the creator of IVF.com.

Most recently, Dr. Perloe, who founded Georgia Reproductive Specialists—the third largest IVF practice in the Greater Atlanta region—in 2000, and fellow (GRS) physicians and team members joined forces with Shady Grove Fertility (SGF), which has 25 locations throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Combining the successful clinical, scientific, and operational approaches of SGF and GRS under the brand SGF Atlanta, provides an exceptional opportunity to bring enhanced fertility services to more patients in Atlanta and surrounding areas.

“Dr. Perloe is one of the country’s leading physician-advocates for women and girls with PCOS and a shining example for other healthcare providers. He has been our champion and a true supporter since PCOS Challenge expanded to Atlanta,” says Sasha Ottey, PCOS Challenge Executive Director. “Dr. Perloe was instrumental in the advent of the PCOS Awareness Symposium and was our first partner and sponsor of the event. He is a genuine PCOS advocate with vast…

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