In 2015, we are launching a doctor spotlight series on our blog in order for our patients to see the doctors who helping our patients build their family dreams. Our spotlight this week will be on Dr. Edward Nejat – often described by his patients as a physician who has “exceptional knowledge and unlimited compassion.”
We hope all of you reach your family goals in the new year and know Dr. Nejat can help you take the first steps.
Dr Nejat Bio:
Dr. Nejat is an accomplished reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist who considers the doctor-patient relationship to be paramount. He believes that spending adequate time with his patients, being accessible to answer their questions, and having empathy, in addition to possessing exceptional clinical ability are crucial to his ability to provide state-of-the-art medical care. His particular areas of scientific interest include repeated implantation failure, unexplained infertility, reproductive surgery, diminished ovarian reserve and oocyte cryopreservation.
He has received numerous awards and has published widely in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility with contributions to scientific journals including The New England Journal of Medicine, Human Reproduction, Fertility and Sterility and The Journal of Clinical Oncology. He has presented his work at national and international academic conferences and various media outlets have reported on his research including the BBC, The Telegraph, Medscape, Pregnancy.org and IVF.net.
Dr. Nejat has spent the vast majority of his academic and professional career in New York City. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from New York University’s College of Arts and Science, his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College and his masters in business administration from The Johnson School of Management of Cornell University. He then completed residency in obstetrics and gynecology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell and his fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He was part of a Manhattan private practice prior to joining Neway.
Outside of work, Dr. Nejat remains devoted to his alma mater – he sits on the board of directors of the Weill Cornell Medical College Alumni Association. He also enjoys travel and photography, and is proficient in Spanish. After living in Manhattan since 1996, he recently moved back to his hometown of Great Neck, NY with his wife, also a physician, and their one-year-old son.