Meet our Doctors

Our physicians are nationally recognized as among the best in their field. Please read through their comprehensive bios and view their videos to find out more.

John C. Nulsen, M.D.

John C.Nulsen, M.D.

Director and a lead physician at The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, Dr. Nulsen is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. He has specialized in Reproductive Endocrinology since 1987 and has been Director of The Center’s IVF Program since 1990. Dr. Nulsen founded and is the Director of The Center’s donor egg program, which was responsible for the first successful donor egg conception in New England in 1987. Full Bio> Video>

Claudio Benadiva, M.D., H.C.L.D.

Claudio Benadiva M.D., H.C.L.D.

Dr. Claudio Benadiva is the Director of the IVF Laboratory at The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services at the University of Connecticut. In addition to being a Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Connecticut, he is a Fellow of the American College of Ob/Gyn, and he is Board Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.  Full Bio> Video>

 

David Schmidt, M.D.

A lead physician at The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, Dr. Schmidt is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI). He has specialized in Reproductive Endocrinology since 2001. Full Bio> Video>

 

 

Lawrence Engmann, M.D., M.R.C.O.G

A lead physician at The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, Dr. Engmann is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI). He has specialized in REI since 1998. Full Bio> Video>

 

 

Andrea J. DiLuigi, M.D.

Andrea J. DiLuigi, M.D.

A lead physician at The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, Dr. DiLuigi is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI). She has specialized in REI since 2004. Full Bio> Video>

 

 

Mary Casey Jacob, Ph.D.

Jacob, Casey Dec 2012Dr. Mary Casey Jacob is a highly trained external resource, providing education and counseling services to patients at The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services. Education about the psychosocial and ethical aspects of treatment choices is an important part of helping patients give true informed consent for treatments. The mind-body cognitive-behavioral counseling Dr. Jacob offers is intended to help patients understand and cope with the stresses of infertility and better deal with emotional and ethical issues that can be encountered. Specific treatment for conditions such as needle phobias is also available. She is also a resource for locating similar therapists in your geographic area. Full Bio>