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David Frankfurter, MD

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David Frankfurter MD David Frankfurter MD


  • Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology | Division Director
Medical Biography
Clinical Interests
  • Fertility preservation for cancer patients
  • Improving IVF outcomes
  • Premature ovarian failure
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss
  • Secondary infertility
  • Medical School
    • Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency
    • Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship
    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • Harvard Medical School
Board Certified
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

David Frankfurter, MD is board-certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility.  He is a  Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and serves as the Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Fertility and IVF  at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Dr. Frankfurter grew up in upstate New York and graduated from Syracuse University summa cum laude.  He obtained his medical doctorate from Yale University’s School of Medicine.  He then completed a residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Yale New Haven Hospital.  Dr. Frankfurter’s training continued at Harvard Medical School where he finished a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  Dr. Frankfurter went on as an assistant clinical professor at Brown University Medical School and an instructor at Tufts University. He was the Medical Director of the Women and Infants’ Hospital’s Egg Donation Program.

Dr. Frankfurter is a member of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. He has numerous peer reviewed publications and has received several research grants.  He is a member of Fertility and Sterility’s Editorial Board, The Council for Patient Safety and serves on an institutional review board at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Frankfurter’s areas of interest include IVF outcomes, embryo transfer technique, ovarian reserve testing, elevated FSH, natural cycle IVF and the treatment of poor responders. He has been selected by his peers as one of Washingtonian magazine's Top Docs.