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John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor

John David Gordon is the Co-Director of Dominion Fertility (www.dominionfertility.com). He is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and specialty board-certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Gordon is a summa-cum-laude graduate of Princeton University and attended... Full Bio
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DrG on NBC by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Clearly there was a lot of interest about IVF following the exciting announcement that Dr. Robert Edwards had been awarded the Nobel Prize. I was asked to speak about IVF on ... Read on »
DrG on NBC by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This morning one of my favorite patients, Kaet Ruffner, joined me on the Midday Show on NBC channel 4 here in Washington, DC. The topic was the comments that Mr. Gingrich ha ... Read on »
Ectopic Pregnancy After IVF by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My brother Mike is a real doctor. I mean it. He is a general surgeon in a small town in North Carolina and has not had a full night’s sleep in about 27 years. He is always ... Read on »
Edward T. Gordon MD, 1923-2013 by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Edward T. Gordon MD 1923-2013 Edward Theodore Gordon was born on March 4, 1923. He was one of four children of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Gordon of Charlestown, Massachus ... Read on »
Egg Donor Screening by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Several years ago I attended a conference about legal issues in reproduction. It was a great meeting and a lot of very interesting topics were addressed. At that meeting ... Read on »
Egg Freezing by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Clearly one of the biggest issues facing our patients is advancing age. We cannot turn back the biologic clock and it is not fair that Strom Thurman can become a father at ... Read on »
Eight is Too Much by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am a child of the '80s. I still listen to Fleetwood Mac (yeah I know they really are a '70s band) and Supertramp. I like the Back to the Future movies and I still remember h ... Read on »
Endo is a pain by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility There are few entities in reproductive medicine as puzzling and frustrating as endometriosis. It can grow silently for many years and then present as an emergency visit to ... Read on »
Endometriosis and IVF by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Sorry for the large gap between posts but I actually took some vacation and have been paying for it ever since. Usually it takes at least a week to catch up and handle all ... Read on »
Endometriosis and NC IVF by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility One thing is true in medicine and that is that you never want to be an interesting patient! Seriously. You should aim to have the condition that your doctor sees all the tim ... Read on »
Endometriosis Surgery Before IVF? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My wife really hates checking the mail. “There is never any good news in that mailbox,” she usually comments as I carry the heaps of LL Bean catalogs in from the street. Well, ... Read on »
Facebook by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Well I guess I have now officially joined Web 2.0 with my own Dominion Fertility Facebook page. Although I am slightly worried that Facebook could prove as addictive as pinbal ... Read on »
Fear of Flying by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Usually I am a pretty calm traveler and with the exception of the months following 9/11, flying is usually not something that worries me. This past weekend I flew up to Boston ... Read on »
Fertility After A Tubal Ligation by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Several times a month I am asked about tubal reversal surgery. Performing a tubal reversal is actually something of a vanishing art among reproductive endocrinologists. Person ... Read on »
Fibroids and Fertility by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Before I jump into today’s topic I wanted to put a plug in for a local patient information seminar sponsored by RESOLVE. The volunteers at RESOLVE do an outstanding job an ... Read on »
Fluid in the Endometrium by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility As usual I find myself apologizing for the long delay between blog posts and as usual I have no real excuse except that I am just a bit tapped out....sigh. The summer has ... Read on »
Fluid in the Endometrium by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility As usual I find myself apologizing for the long delay between blog posts and as usual I have no real excuse except that I am just a bit tapped out....sigh. The summer has flow ... Read on »
Free Advice is Worth What You Pay for It.... by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Recently my older brother Steven and I were having a discussion about the Internet and this Blog in particular. He wondered why I spent so much time and effort responding ... Read on »
Freezing, OHSS and PCOS by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Given that it is a brisk 19 degrees here in the Nation's Capitol, I thought that it would be appropriate to share a patient story that had some freezing in it...The use of cry ... Read on »
Fun in the Sun...Dominion style by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Sometimes it is hard to get away from the office. Several summers ago we were vacationing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The weather was outstanding..hot, sunny and ... Read on »