About Dr. Melnick

Hugh D. Melnick M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Hugh Melnick is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Temple School of Medicine. He completed residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital, and did further post graduate work in the department of experimental pathology in the University of Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital, as well as at the New York Fertility Research Foundation. Dr. Melnick has been in medical practice since1976. He founded Advanced Fertility Services in 1983, which was the first private outpatient IVF center in New York City and continues to be its director.  He has published many scientific papers and is the author of the THE PREGNANCY PRESCRIPTION, volumes I and II, which is a popular reference guide for couples struggling with infertility.

In addition to many years of experience helping infertile couples conceive, Dr. Melnick has a great deal of experience with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy.  He was the coauthor of the first paper published on PRP therapy in the field of gynecology, appearing in the Journal of Women’s Health Care in 2014. Dr. Melnick is one of the first physicians in the world to use platelet rich plasma as a treatment for age related infertility, egg quality issues and the reversal of menopause.

Dr. Melnick is also well known as an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid conditions, which, when undiagnosed and untreated, have a negative effect on fertility and pregnancy outcomes.