Dr. John Rapisarda, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male

Fertility Centers of Illinois 900 N Kingsbury St Ste RW-6 Chicago, IL 60610 Get Directions
Dr. John Rapisarda, MD
Q & A with Dr. Rapisarda What is your approach to medicine? I want the people I work with to feel that they have been cared for and treated with compassion and respect regardless of the outcome. What do you like most about what you do? I love seeing all of the babies we have helped to bring into this world and their happy parents whose lives have been enriched by our efforts. In practice what are you most proud of?High success rates even with very challenging circumstances. Why did you choose to work in the field of reproductive medicine? Family has always been the most important part of my life. I wanted to be able to assist others who were having difficulty adding to their family so that they too could share in this wonderful experience. What do you consider your special areas of interest in reproductive medicine and why?I am particularly interested in PCOS because it is a fascinating condition that is very common and often a challenge to treat effectively. I am also very interested in assisted reproduction such as IVF because of the dramatic advances that take place on a regular basis in this technique. There is a vast array of options for people to become pregnant and have a child. The advances in this area have been dramatic in a very short time frame. Share something unique that most people don't know about you.I used to be a gymnast, but I wasn't very good. What do you do for fun in your spare time? What are your hobbies?Reading, fixing things, traveling, gardening and hiking.

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Dr. Rapisarda's Care Philosophy

Dr. Rapisarda has been with FCI for nearly 20 years and is currently one of the managing partners. After graduating with honors from the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Rapisarda completed both his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology in Chicago. He has also served as an Assistant Professor of OB/GYN at the University of Chicago before joining FCI. Dr. Rapisarda has been deemed a "Top Doctor" by Castle Connolly, U.S. News & World Report and Chicago Magazine for several years. His compassionate, personalized and understanding approach to care has made Dr. Rapisarda an annual recipient of the Patients' Choice Award since its inception. His professional interests include management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), repeated miscarriages, and IVF.

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Q & A with Dr. Rapisarda

What is your approach to medicine? I want the people I work with to feel that they have been cared for and treated with compassion and respect regardless of the outcome.

What do you like most about what you do?  I love seeing all of the babies we have helped to bring into this world and their happy parents whose lives have been enriched by our efforts.

In practice what are you most proud of?High success rates even with very challenging circumstances.

Why did you choose to work in the field of reproductive medicine?  Family has always been the most important part of my life.  I wanted to be able to assist others who were having difficulty adding to their family so that they too could share in this wonderful experience.

What do you consider your special areas of interest in reproductive medicine and why?I am particularly interested in PCOS because it is a fascinating condition that is very common and often a challenge to treat effectively. I am also very interested in assisted reproduction such as IVF because of the dramatic advances that take place on a regular basis in this technique. There is a vast array of options for people to become pregnant and have a child.  The advances in this area have been dramatic in a very short time frame.

Share something unique that most people don't know about you.I used to be a gymnast, but I wasn't very good.

What do you do for fun in your spare time? What are your hobbies?Reading, fixing things, traveling, gardening and hiking.

Dr. Rapisarda's Care Philosophy

Dr. Rapisarda has been with FCI for nearly 20 years and is currently one of the managing partners.  After graduating with honors from the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Rapisarda completed both his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology in Chicago. He has also served as an Assistant Professor of OB/GYN at the University of Chicago before joining FCI.  Dr. Rapisarda has been deemed a "Top Doctor" by Castle Connolly, U.S. News & World Report and Chicago Magazine for several years. His compassionate, personalized and understanding approach to care has made Dr. Rapisarda an annual recipient of the Patients' Choice Award since its inception.  His professional interests include management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), repeated miscarriages, and IVF.

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  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital Med Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Procedures Performed

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening