Mark Damario, MD, FACOG

Mark Damario, MD, FACOG
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Reproductive Medicine Center

Sees Patients at:

  • Reproductive Medicine Center

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Mpls. St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012, 2014)

"Best Doctors for Women" Minnesota Monthly Magazine 2013

U.S. News & World Report
2012 Top Doctor 

Merck Scholarship (1984, Medical College of Virginia)

Carnation Scholarship (1985, Medical College of Virginia)

Damario MA, Barmat L, Liu H-C, Davis OK, Rosenwaks Z. Dual suppression with oral contraceptives and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists improves in vitro fertilization outcome in high responder patients. Hum Reprod. 12:2359-2365, 1997.

Damario MA, Moomjy M, Tortoriello D, Moy F, Davis OK, Rosenwaks Z. Delay of gonadotropin stimulation in patients receiving gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRH-a) therapy permits increased clinic efficiency and may enhance in vitro fertilization (IVF). Fertil Steril. 68:1004-1010, 1997.

Damario MA, Hammitt DG, Galanits TM, Stevens SA, Session DR, Dumesic DA. Anonymous oocyte donation performed exclusively with embryos cryopreserved at the pronuclear stage. Fertil Steril. 71:830-835, 1999.

Damario MA, Goudas V, Session DR, Hammitt DG, Dumesic DA. Crinone 8% vaginal progesterone gel results in lower embryonic implantation efficiency following in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET). Fertil Steril. 72:830-836, 1999.

Damario MA, Hammitt DG, Galanits TM, Session DR, Dumesic DA. Pronuclear stage cryopreservation after intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF): Implications for timing of the freeze. Fertil Steril. 72:1049-1054, 1999.

Damario MA, Hammitt DG, Session DR, Dumesic DA. Embryo cryopreservation at the pronuclear stage and efficient embryo use optimizes the chance for a liveborn infant from a single oocyte retrieval. Fertil Steril. 73:767-773, 2000.

Damario MA, Lesnick TG, Lessey BA, Kowalik A, Mandelin E, Seppala M, Rosenwaks Z. Endometrial markers of uterine receptivity utilizing the donor oocyte model. Hum Reprod. 16:1893-1899, 2001.

Damario MA. Transabdominal-transperitoneal ultrasound-guided oocyte retrieval in a patient with müllerian agenesis. Fertil Steril. 78:189-191, 2002.

Damario MA, Phy JL, Tummon IS. Successful elective single blastocyst transfer in a patient with prior repetitive high-order multiple gestations. J Assist Reprod Genet. 19:205-208, 2002.

Goudge CS, Nagel TC, Damario MA. Duration of progesterone-in-oil support after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer: a randomized, controlled trial. Fertil Steril 94:946-951, 2010.