Florida Institute for Reproductive Sciences and Technologies is made up of a team of professionals dedicated to providing the best quality fertility and gynecologic care in a responsive and caring environment. Our staff all have years of experience in the profession. They work in concert with nurses and office personnel who try to understand your unique issues quickly and apply the right treatment to achieve your goals.
Minna R. Selub, M.D., FACOG
Medical Director in Weston, FL
Dr. Selub graduated from prestigious Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and the top ranking Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. After graduating with honors in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Selub entered a four-year residency training program in ob-gyn at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. Following her final year at Beth Israel as Chief Resident, Dr. Selub moved to Durham, North Carolina to complete a three-year fellowship training program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Duke University Medical Center. At Duke, Dr. Selub performed award-winning research on the mechanism of sperm-egg interaction at the time of fertilization. Before establishing F.I.R.S.T. in 1998, Dr. Selub was Assistant Professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology where she served as Director of the Program for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (A.R.T). While at the University of Miami, Dr. Selub initiated the first donor egg program in South Florida. At present, F.I.R.S.T. continues to be one of the largest-volume donor egg programs in South Florida. Currently, Dr. Selub is affiliated with the Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar, and the Surgery Center of Weston, L.L.C. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and speaks some French, German, and Hebrew. Dr. Selub is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), and the Florida Obstetric and Gynecologic Society. She is married to Steven E. Selub, M.D., a specialist in digestive diseases. They have four children.
You may send an e-mail to Dr. Selub at [email protected]
Harold F. Rodriguez, Ph.D., HCLD, ELD
Laboratory Director in Weston, FL
FIRST's andrology and embryology laboratories are directed by Dr. Harold F. Rodriguez, one of the most experienced and respected embryologists in the United States. In April 2018, Dr. Rodriguez joined our team to become our Laboratory Director and leads the day to day operations of our lab. Dr. Rodriguez was instrumental in managing the extensive redesign and renovation of our embryology laboratory to accommodate only the most innovative technology and cutting edge equipment.
Dr. Rodriguez graduated from Louisiana State University and Texas A&M University. He is a board certified, high complexity laboratory director with specialties in clinical andrology and embryology. Over the course of his career, Dr. Rodriguez has been directly involved with more than 4500 IVF cycles and has performed well over 20,000 intracytoplasmic sperm injections (ICSI), a delicate IVF procedure in which a single sperm is injected directly into an egg. He is an expert on all currently available assisted reproduction techniques, such as Oocyte Freezing, In Vitro Fertilization, ICSI, Blastocyst culture, Blastocyst biopsy, and Pre-implantation genetic testing of embryos.
Dr. Rodriguez's passion and enthusiasm for all things IVF is truly contagious and we encourage you to speak to him directly to catch the bug! He is fluent in both English and Spanish. You are welcome to contact him at [email protected] with inquiries regarding any laboratory aspects of assisted reproduction, IVF, or Andrology.
Nirvika Singh, MS Reproductive Clinical Sciences, MBBS, MS, ELS/ALS
Laboratory Manager in Weston, FL
Dr. Nirvika Singh is a board certified Embryologist/Andrologist. She completed her training in medicine in India, where she earned her MBBS degree (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery). While studying clinical medicine, Dr. Singh gained much hands on experience in embryology, and enjoyed this aspect of medicine so much that she decided to pursue it as a career.
In India, Dr. Singh worked collaboratively with embryologists involved in setting up and running IVF laboratories for her mother, a women's health care physician specializing in treating infertility patients. In May 2019, Dr. Singh earned a master’s degree in Reproductive Clinical Science from Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Singh has also been associated with Cleveland Clinic-Center for Reproductive Medicine, where she has done extensive research on the oxidative stress in human spermatozoa.
Dr. Singh's background has given her the critical vision and work ethic necessary to perform and succeed in her duties. She takes extreme pleasure in helping and understanding the individual needs of each patient. Dr.Singh is fluent in English and Hindi and encourages you to contact her with any lab related inquiries at [email protected]
Ms. Carmichael is a certified Medical Assistant and has been involved in the administration of infertility programs for over 25 years. She is responsible for the day to day functioning of our practice and is cherished by patients and staff alike. Before joining F.I.R.S.T., Debbie was the administrator for the infertility program at the University of Miami. She is the consummate multi-tasker.
You may send an email to Ms. Carmichael at [email protected]
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as needed for time-sensitive procedures