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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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Wishing all those who serve a safe journey home.... by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility In 1951 my parents returned from Trieste, Italy where my Dad had served as Chief of Surgery at the Army hospital located far from Charlestown, MA where he was born and r ... Read on »
Tell me a story.....about Dominion Fertility. by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I love audiobooks. I have been known to sit in my car in the driveway or in the garage at work just waiting for the end of a chapter. I know I am really engaged in a gre ... Read on »
8 years, 3 successful pregnancies, 4 babies (3 is for quitters)....at Dominion Fertility. by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This is my 16th year at Dominion Fertility and for 8 of those years SH (not her initials) and her husband have been my patients. Although I cannot remember what I bought ... Read on »
Goodbye Summer...You'll be missed. Goodbye OHSS....You will not be missed! by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am always sad to say goodbye to summer. It is my favorite season....probably the result of spending so many happy summers on Cape Cod or at Storer Scout Reservation in ... Read on »
Where Miracles Happen Every Day.....Dominion Fertility by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have been practicing Reproductive Endocrinology for 18 years. Although I have some understanding of the emotions involved in patients suffering from infertility, it wa ... Read on »
Stim...retrieve...transfer....fail....repeat. NOT the Dominion Fertility approach to IVF. by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Readers of this blog know that I have wide ranging taste in movies. On the one hand I loved Frozen and have been known to sing along with Broadway show tunes (much to th ... Read on »
Avoid getting stung...advice from Dr G at Dominion Fertility by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility No good deed goes unpunished. I spend a fair amount of time traveling between our Fair Oaks and Arlington offices in order to do my best to do all the egg collections an ... Read on »
Roller Coasters, Car Keys and the Use of the Matcher System at Dominion Fertility. by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am really not a roller coaster aficionado. In fact, I sometimes have a tough time with elevators that drop too fast....So when I recently found myself in line for Expe ... Read on »
Salon.com got it right. DrG at Dominion Fertility agrees. by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Over a decade ago I received an odd email from the folks at Salon.com. They had seen my book: Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility: Handbook for Clinicians and were ... Read on »
Managing DOR at Dominion Fertility by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Here in Washington DC we love acronyms. The entire government is one big acronym....DHS, HHS, DOJ, IRS, etc, etc. In medicine we are similarly guilty of using incompr ... Read on »
Happy Valentine's Day from Dominion Fertility by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility DrG wishing you all an early Happy Valentine's Day just in case I don't make it home in one piece given the "wicked" (Bostonian for very impressive) storm that blew thro ... Read on »
Happy (Belated) New Year from Dominion Fertility! by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility It has been a very busy couple of months here at Dominion Fertility but I am slowly digging out from a number of time consuming projects ranging from writing a couple of ... Read on »
Double Trouble at Dominion Fertility by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Hey, DrG here in the frozen wasteland of our Nation's Capitol. Funny that when the weather turns nasty here in the Metro DC area the government shuts down, the schools c ... Read on »
True Love Can Thaw a Frozen Heart (? and egg).... by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am a wuss. Seriously. My kids totally make fun of my sentimental nature. Years ago we had a pet hedgehog named Pocus. I had found Pocus wandering along our street in L ... Read on »
Over the Edge....Taking it one step at a time. by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am not a very good skier. When renting skis I am never tempted to describe myself as a Type III skier. I am more comfortable cruising along on greens and blues rather ... Read on »
Two is not better than one....at Dominion Fertility! by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Two are not better than one.....Two weeks ago I was zipping back to the Arlington office from the Fair Oaks location when suddenly there was a Virginia State Trooper on ... Read on »
Thanks to Those Who Serve - Happy Veteran's Day by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I want to offer a heartfelt thanks to the brave men and women who serve or have served in our armed forces. My late father actually managed to serve in both the Navy (pi ... Read on »
Vote Early....Vote Often for My Patient. by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility One of my favorite patients is a finalist in the Ferring Pharmaceutical Heart to Heart contest ( https://hearttoheartcontest.com ). Alt ... Read on »
Improving Implantation: The goal of SEET using PGS by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The Holy Grail of IVF is having an IVF pregnancy rate that approaches 100% with a low rate of pregnancy loss...Now, I know that some clinics advertise pregnancy rates of 120 ... Read on »