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 doctors all have years of experience in the profession. They work in concert with nurses and office staff who try to understand your unique issues quickly and apply the right treatment to achieve your goals.
Minna R. Selub, M.D., FACOG
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 FIRSTivf@aol.com
Harold F. Rodriguez, Ph.D., H.C.L.D., E.L.D.
Director of ART Laboratory
Dr. Harold F. Rodriguez is one of the most experienced embryologists in the United States. He has been in the practice of human assisted reproduction as a clinical embryologist for over 15 years. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University and Texas A&M University, and he is board certified as a High Complexity Laboratory Director with specialties in Clinical Andrology and Embryology. Throughout his career, Dr. Rodriguez has been directly involved with over 4,500 in vitro fertilization cycles in the US and abroad. He has performed ICSI on well over 20,000 oocytes and is an expert on all currently available assisted reproduction techniques such as selective laser assisted hatching, blastocyst culture, blastocyst biopsy, pre-implantation embryo screening and cryopreservation(freezing) techniques such as vitrification of oocytes which he implemented in our laboratories in 2006.
As Director of our Assisted Reproductive Technology Laboratories, Dr. Rodriguez oversees and is directly involved with the daily operation of our Andrology and In Vitro Fertilization Laboratories. On several occasions he has developed and presented the results of clinical trials at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), an entity of which he is also an active member. He is fluent in English and Spanish and is also a member of the International Embryo Transfer Society, the College of Reproductive Biology (CRB), the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB), and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.
For inquiries with regard to any laboratory aspects of infertility therapy and male factor infertility you can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Carmichael is a certified Medical Assistant and has been involved in the administration of infertility programs for over 20 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 e-mail to Ms. Carmichael at Office@FIRSTivf.net