A board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Dr. Marcus Jurema received his medical degree from Stanford University Medical School. He completed his residency at The New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and then went on to further his education in the field Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by completing a fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
Following fellowship, Dr. Jurema accepted an academic position at Brown University Medical School as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility of The Women and Infants’ Hospital in Rhode Island. There he pursued his clinical research interests and became Director of the Egg Freezing Program and Co-Director for Brown’s Donor Egg Program.
Wanting to move closer to family, Dr. Jurema, his wife and two children decided to make the move to New Jersey. Joining a private practice and establishing a solid patient base, he quickly became partner in his practice. Dr. Jurema truly appreciates how important building your own family can be. He says, “Family has always been an important factor in my personal life decisions and they inspire me to treat my own patients with that same compassion.”
Dr. Jurema grew up in Brazil and speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish. His mother is from Missouri and his father an esteemed Brazilian physician, Dr. Jurema is one of their 6 children. When he was 18 years old, Dr. Jurema moved to the U.S. to pursue his higher education starting as an undergrad at Lake Forest College, Illinois, where he received academic honors and scholar/athlete awards. He is a sports enthusiast, and while he grew up playing soccer, he quickly became a fan of American Football and enjoys rooting for the New England Patriots.
Dr. Jurema’s research experience spans the field of reproductive medicine ranging from the basic science of in-vitro maturation of human eggs to improving clinical IVF outcomes. He is a nationally and internationally invited speaker who often participates in expert panels teaching professionals in the field of reproductive science. His areas of clinical expertise include assisted reproductive technologies, recurrent pregnancy loss/implantation failure, ovarian reserve issues, fertility preservation, third-party reproduction and reproductive surgery. Dr. Jurema is nationally and internationally known for his technical advancements in the field of oocyte (egg) maturation. Developing and implementing the In Vitro Maturation (IVM) of Oocytes Program at Brown University, a technology that allows women’s eggs to mature outside the body.
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