Dr. Fernando M. Akerman has been the Associate Director of the Fertility & IVF Center of Miami since 1999. He is a native of Argentina and is fluent in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.
He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1997, and his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Louisville, Kentucky in 1999. Before that he graduated with honors from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he also completed his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1992. Dr. Akerman completed an Intership in Pathology at Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York.
Dr. Akerman is Board Certified in Ob/Gyn and is a Diplomate Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, subspecialty in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Akerman is member of numerous scientific societies such as the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI), the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) and the Miami Obstetrical and Gynecological Society.
Dr. Akerman is the current President of the Florida Society of Reproductive Medicine and Infertility. His main clinical interest are oocyte donation and gestational surrogacy, being considered a world expert in the field of Human Reproduction and Infertility. His patients come from all five continents to achieve the dream of having a family at his center in South Florida.