Philip E. Chenette, MD

Philip Chenette, MD, is an internationally recognized board certified specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He obtained his medical degree from Indiana University Medical School in 1983, graduated with honors in academic medicine, and was selected to participate in the Clinical Scholars Program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

After completing residency training at Magee-Women’s Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh in 1987, Dr. Chenette completed fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Southern California (USC) in 1989. After fellowship, he was appointed to the teaching faculty at Northwestern University in Chicago, where he started the prestigious and successful IVF program.

Dr. Chenette joined Pacific Fertility Center in 1991. The next year, he joined the San Francisco Center for Reproductive Medicine, where he served as director of IVF. In 1999, practices were merged to form Pacific Fertility Center.

Dr. Chenette is engaged in advanced research projects in computer embryo imaging, comprehensive chromosome screening (CCS), and fertility preservation. His research into unique embryo transfer techniques resulted in US patent #5,360,389, "Methods for endometrial implantation of embryos."

Director of Pacific Fertility Center’s Fertility Preservation Program, Dr. Chenette has dedicated himself to the pursuit of excellence in medicine throughout his career. He is a past recipient of the American Fertility Association’s (AFA) Family Building Award, and is an assistant clinical professor with the Volunteer Clinical Faculty (VCF) in obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).