Kutluk OktayMD, PhD, FACOG
Kutluk Oktay MD, PhD is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Director of Laboratory of Molecular Reproduction and Fertility Preservation at Yale University School of Medicine. He is the world’s leading expert in fertility preservation and a renowned ovarian biologist. He developed and performed the world’s first ovarian transplants and pioneered innovative ovarian stimulation protocols for cancer patients. Dr. Oktay discovered the role of BRCA function and DNA repair in ovarian and oocyte aging.
He has been continuously funded by the NIH and other sources over the past 15 years, received numerous national and international awards from professional societies and patient organizations for his contributions. He has been repetitively named among the countries top doctors in his field by Castle and Connolly and other organizations. He has published over 200 manuscripts and book chapters and is currently the co-chair of American Society for Clinical Oncology Fertility Preservation Guidelines Committee.