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Dr. Ilan Tur-Kaspa

Founder and Medical Director of the Institute for Human Reproduction (IHR).

Ilan Tur-Kaspa, MD, is the Founder and Medical Director of the Institute for Human Reproduction in Chicago. He is a Clinical Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago, and he served in 2002-2013 as the Director of the Clinical IVF-PGD Program, at the Reproductive Genetics Institute.

Dr Tur-Kaspa is an internationally known Specialist in Reproductive Medicine and Infertility. He graduated Medicine from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. He completed his residency and training in Ob/Gyn and Reproductive Medicine at Tel-Hashomer Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel and at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago. He specializes in advanced Assisted Reproductive Technologies, reproductive imaging, and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD).

Dr Tur-Kaspa is one of the world’s most experienced Reproductive Specialists involved in advanced IVF/ICSI treatment with PGD. He conducted more than 1500 IVF-PGD cycles in the last few years for patients with over 50 different genetic single gene disorders, chromosomal translocations, for HLA matched child, and for aneuploidy. He is the author and co-author of over 100 scientific publications and book chapters with regards to modern infertility treatments, reproductive imaging, and PGD. He is an Invited Speaker in many national and international scientific meetings on infertility treatments and IVF with PGD. He serves as a Reviewer for the leading scientific journals in Reproductive Medicine, and he is a co-Editor of the books on “Biotechnology of Human Reproduction” (2003) and “Ultrasound Imaging in Reproductive Medicine” (2014). Dr Tur-Kaspa won the 2011 “Star Award” of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine for over 10 years of continuous scientific contributions in the field of Reproductive Medicine.

Dr Tur-Kaspa is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG), a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society of Reproductive Surgeons, International Society of the Fallopian Tube and Reproductive Surgery, and the PGD International Society. He served in 2002-03 as Chair of the Reproductive Imaging Special Interest Group of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and in 2008-09 as the President of the Chicago Association of Reproductive Endocrinologists.




Medical School

  • Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  • Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago
  • Tel-Hashomer Hospital, Israel



Dr. Tur-Kaspa is the author and co-author of over 90 scientific publications and book chapters in prestigious scientific journals specializing in modern infertility treatments, PGD, and reproductive imaging. He is co-editor of the book “Biotechnology of Human Reproduction,” published in 2003. Click here for a listing of the Scientfic Publications.

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Tur-Kaspa extensive infertility experience and accomplishments are outlined in his Curriculum Vitae