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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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Crazy Twin Stories #2 by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Here is another one that leaves you scratching your head.... RL is a 32 year old fertility patient who had failed to conceive with less invasive therapies and elected t ... Read on »
Crazy Twin Stories #1 by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Here at Dominion Fertility we are really doing our best to reduce the number of twin pregnancies. Seriously. No, I really mean it. Recently we were commended by the CDC fo ... Read on »
Thanks from Dr G by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I really want to thank all of my patients, friends and associates who have extended their heartfelt condolences on my loss. Your kindness is much appreciated. I apolog ... Read on »
Claire Braverman Gordon (1923-2012) by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My Mom passed away peacefully on Thursday May 31. She lived a full and wonderful life and will be missed by all of us who knew her. http://www.legacy.com/obitua ... Read on »
Back to Boston.... by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Well I am on my way back to Boston to spend the day with my Mom. She is really going downhill fast and I really hope that she is awake enough to know that I am there with he ... Read on »
Blogging at 36,000 Feet by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Well I am on my way back to Boston to spend the day with my Mom. She is really going downhill fast and I really hope that she is awake enough to know that I am there with he ... Read on »
Having a Back Up Plan by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Yesterday my son Seth (see photo of him with his Grandparents before my Mom's recent turn for the worse health-wise) experienced the Mac equivalent of the "blue screen of ... Read on »
Question of the Day: Follicle Reduction by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So as I was wasting precious time by goofing around on my blog I came across this post on another internet bulletin board. At the risk of getting flamed by posting on a ... Read on »
Returning to Old Haunts by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Over Spring Break I found myself back in Houston where I completed my first internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston ... Read on »
Question of the Day: Diminished Ovarian Reserve by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Yesterday I gave Grand Rounds at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA. Fairfax is a very large hospital routinely performing over 10,000 deliveries annually. There are ... Read on »
Looking and Not Seeing by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility For the past 12 years I have been giving lectures to the students and residents from The George Washington University (and more recently VCU). I usually give my lectures in ... Read on »
Revisiting the Past by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I just returned from Boston where I helped my Dad celebrate his 89th birthday. My Mom is doing amazingly well considering what she has been through this past year in terms ... Read on »
Question of the Day: Failed FETs, what to do next? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Question of the Day: Hello Dr, I had egg retrieval in sept 2011 5 blastocyst and 6 third day embryo.I ended having OHSS and transfer was cancelled. I had my FET done wit ... Read on »
Question of the Day: Blocked Tubes and IVF by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Question of the Day: My doctor said she will remove my left blocked tube to help IVF without mentioning whether I have a hydrosalpinx. Is it possible that my tube doesn't ... Read on »
Natural Cycle IVF Success After Essure by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This has be en a busy month for patients with prior tubal ligations. Although some patients with a prior tubal ligation will opt for a surgery to reverse their tubal ligati ... 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 »
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 »
Question 61. I had an allergic reaction to the progesterone in oil shots. Does this mean that I... by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility We often have drug reps in the office at lunchtime. As there are only really 4 companies that make pharmaceuticals that are used in fertility we get to know the reps pretty ... Read on »
Can NC IVF work following a failed stimulated cycle IVF? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility When a stimulated cycle IVF fails it is devastating to say the least....all that money, all those shots, all those morning visits, the bloating, the cramping, the PIO shots. ... Read on »
IUI vs IVF...The FASTT Trial by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Frequently I am asked about IUI compared to IVF and specifically about NC IVF compared with IUI. Although IUI can be successful, there are clear limitations to an IUI. First ... Read on »