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Welcome Reeva Makhijani, MD

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Reeva Makhijani has joined The Center as a Lead Physician. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ob/Gyn at UConn School of Medicine. She will be seeing patients in the Center’s Branford, New London and Farmington locations. Dr. Makhijani is involved in all aspects of fertility care and family building and has passionate professional interests in fertility preservation, transgender health, oncofertility and third-party reproduction.

Reeva Makhijani, MD (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health photo)

According to Dr. Daniel Grow, Associate Fellowship Director at the Center, “Dr. Makhijani has distinguished herself as a compassionate doctor and gifted academic and researcher. We are proud to have her as part of our team. Together, we will continue our commitment to clinical excellence and family building, one patient at a time.”

Dr. Makhijani is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and board eligible in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility [REI]. Her REI Fellowship was completed at The Center and UConn School of Medicine, joining Dr. Schmidt, Dr. Engmann and Dr. DiLuigi, all of whom were past REI Fellows with The Center and UConn. During her 3-year fellowship at the Center, Dr. Makhijani authored many publications, posters and presentations on fertility.

Dr. Makhijani graduated with her medical degree in 2014 from NYU School of Medicine and completed her Ob/Gyn residency at Brown University/Women & Infants Hospital in Rhode Island where she was administrative chief resident in 2017-18. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors for her commitment to teaching and academic excellence.  

To Our New Patients at Our Branford Office

As part of welcoming Dr. Makhijani to the shoreline community, the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services is happy to offer the convenience of ZocDoc to our new Branford patients. ZocDoc will allow you to see doctors’ open appointment times and instantly book your Branford office new patient appointment online.

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