Our Partnership

Coastal Fertility Medical Center

Coastal Fertility Medical Center is recognized nationally in the field of reproductive medicine. The fertility doctors and specialists at CFMC are leaders in the Orange County and throughout Southern California. For exceptional fertility treatment, the latest technology, cutting-edge research, and outstanding care, patients travel to our location from all over the world. In our practice, you will find a team of kind, caring, and experienced physicians and staff dedicated to providing the individualized treatment we know is necessary to help you achieve your dream of parenthood. Superior clinical expertise, a commitment to excellence, and a never-ending quest to exceed the success rates for our patients has been the mission of our practice since its inception. Our physicians have performed thousands of ovulation induction cycles and more than 3,500 IVF procedures with excellent results. Each year, our reported pregnancy rates are well above the national averages.

Dr. Lawrence B. Werlin

Practicing in Orange County since 1982, Dr. Lawrence B. Werlin is a nationally noted specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI), is the found and Medical Director of Coastal Fertility Medical Center, Irvine, California, USA. His credentials as a leader in Reproductive Endocrinology and infertility earn Dr. Werlin the respect of his peers and patients. Dr. Werlin pioneered the use of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) in Southern California, and is considered a nationally noted expert in its application. He was the principal investigator of three major PGD studies that are forging the way for the future of reproductive medicine.

Dr. Werlin's Accomplishments & Awards:

  • Founder & Director of the Hoag Memorial Hospital Fertility Services
  • Professor in the Division of REI at the University of California, Irvine
  • Recipient of the National Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine at NIH
  • Chairman of the validation Committee for the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technologies
  • 1996 - 2016, Best Doctor in America
  • 2002 - 2014, America's Top Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • 2008 - 2014, Patients' Choice Award
  • 2008 - 2016, Super Doctor in Southern California
  • 2008 - 2014, Most compassionate Doctor in America

Dr. Thomas Nass

Dr. Thomas Nass completed his doctorate degree in reproductive sciences at the University of Wisconsin in 1980. He established the IVF laboratory at UCLA Medical Center in 1983, prior to moving to Berkeley where he was the IVF laboratory direct at Alta Bates Medical Center for 11 years. While in Berkeley Dr. Nass served as a consultant laboratory director to seven fertility clinics throughout California, Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado. He also helped to establish the Northern California Association of Reproductive Biologists and served as its president from 1991-1992. In 1995 he joined Dr. Werlin as the Laboratory Director at Coastal Fertility Medical Center.

Dr. Nass has authored 20 publications, including 3 chapters in the books on ovarian function and reproduction. He is a member of the America Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Society for the Study of Reproduction and the Endocrine Society.