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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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New Hope for Hyperstim...Curing the OHSS Woes (Part 2: GnRH-antagonist Rescue). by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So we have been using the Lupron trigger protocol in more patients and these patients cannot have been on a traditional LTL (long luteal lupron) or MDL (microdose Lupron f ... Read on »
New Hope for Hyperstim...Curing the OHSS Woes (Part 1: Lupron Trigger). by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have been writing this blog for a couple of years now. Year in and year out the most popular post has been my discussion of OHSS (see the OHSS Woes ). Hundreds of comments ... Read on »
Goodbye Summer...Hello Autumn! by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Goodbye Summer… Growing up in New England you get used to summer lasting only a few weeks. Of course, here in DC it seems like summer lasts a lot longer as temperatures c ... 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 »
It only takes one... by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Although we strive for multiple embryos in stimulated IVF, sometimes we loose track of the concept that it really takes just a single embryo to make a baby. I have a current ... Read on »
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 »