Sonny J. Stetson, MD

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    Job Title :
    Reproductive Surgery & Microsurgery

    Areas of Treatment :
    Reproductive Surgery & Microsurgery

    Specialties :
    OBGYN

    Hospital Affiliation :
    Texas Medical Center, Hospital San Javier Riviera Nayarit

    Practice Name :
    LIV Fertility Center

    Location :
    Nuevo Vallarta, 63735 Mexico

    Practice Website :
    www.ivfvallarta.com

    Years in Practice :
    2010

    Description of Practice :

    Dr. Stetson has special interest and clinical expertise in assisted reproduction surgery, fertility preservation, endometriosis, pelvic pain and minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopic/hysteroscopic surgery. He has over 30+ publications in leading scientific journals in the fields of infertility, assisted reproduction, fertility preservation, assessment of egg quality, endometriosis and implantation. His current research is focused on the investigation of the regulation of gene expression during egg and early embryo development, and the prevention of toxic effects of cancer treatments on the ovary and testes.  Knowledge of both the clinical and laboratory aspects of assisted reproduction has Dr. Stetson to focus his clinical work and research endeavors on the optimization of ovarian stimulation protocols to improve egg quality and outcome.  Additional research interests include the causes and understanding of premature ovarian failure.

    Areas of Expertise :
    10 years

    Education/Degree :
    Universidad Aut�noma de Guadalajara (MD)

    Internships :
    Universidad Aut�noma de Guadalajara (MD)

    Residencies :
    Universidad Aut�noma de Guadalajara (MD)

    Fellowships :
    UAG & BCM

    Faculty Appointments :

    • International Public Speaking

    Professional Society Memberships :
    The British Society for Neuroendocrinology (BSN) World Medical Association (WMA) Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) Reproductive BioMedicine Online Global Fertility Academy (GFA) American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society (PGDIS) International Society Fertility Preser

    Professional Affiliations :
    The British Society for Neuroendocrinology (BSN) World Medical Association (WMA) Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) Reproductive BioMedicine Online Global Fertility Academy (GFA) American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society (PGDIS) International Society Fertility Preser

    Honors and Awards :

    • The International Association of Healthcare Profesionals
    • Sinton High School Hall of Fame Alumnus of the Year 2013
    • Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar Award of Excellence
    • National Eagle Scout Association (NESA)
    • Eagle Scout (Boy Scout of America)
    • Karankawa Lodge Order of the Arrow South Texas Council
    • Editor-in-Chief: The Internet Journal of Endocrinology
    • Continental Who's Who

    Research Interests :

    LIV Fertility Center recognizes the benefits of conducting original research and of undertaking dynamic educational programs to maintain its leading position in reproductive medicine, and to fulfill its social duty to improve healthcare to all poplution. In 2015 the LIV-FCM Board of Directors approved the creation of the LIV-FCM Research and Education Foundation (LIV-FCM-REF), operating under an Advisory Board of clinicians, scientific and educational specialists to advise on ways in which LIV-FCM could produce internationally-recognized research, to provide educational programs for professionals and to raise community awareness and knowledge in reproductive medicine and surgery.

    Philanthropic Initiatives :

    OSMTJ-USA, WFUNA, The Freemason's Grand Charity, Make-A-Wish America, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Scottish Rite Dyslexia Center, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital Children, Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout Association, Order of the Arrow

    Attributes Success To:

    God, strong faith, hard work, and "good judgement," with personal family experience inspired me to choose Reproductive Medicine and Surgery as my specialization.

    Languages :
    English, Spanish

    Place of Birth :
    Saigon, Vietnam

    Gender :
    male

    Favorite Medical Journal :
    Fertility & Sterility,J Heart Lung Transplant, American J Surg, Cardiology Clinic, Circulation, J Amer Coll Cardiol, Lancet, IVF Lite, JBRA Assist. Reprod., J Endocrine, New England Journal of Medicin

    Favorite Vacation Place :
    Mexico, Japan, Europe

    Hobbies/Sports :
    Outdoor activities

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