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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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Working With What You Have by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I was actually able to get away this past weekend and made it on the slopes to ski for a day. The weather was spectacular and the snow pretty darn good for the Mid-Atlan ... Read on »
Wicked Slippery by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Another Friday afternoon in the center of the known universe (Washington, DC) and the town is shutting down under threat of snow. Yes, that is correct....threat of snow. ... Read on »
Happy New Year! by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Happy New Year to all! Well 2012 is in the can and 2013 is full of promise. In looking back over nearly 6 years of blog posts I notice that I have rarely posted on January 1 ... Read on »
Chainsaws and Other Stress Relievers by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I took this photo the other day on my way to the office and I think it is one of the more inspired decals that I have ever seen on a car's back window. As a fertility do ... Read on »
Christmas Lights and Other Frustrations..... by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Last night I became inspired to get our Christmas lights hung up before the weather turned cold again when I would be risking frostbite to complete the job. So I got the ... Read on »
Goodbye to Twinkies by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility No more Twinkies. How is this possible? Yesterdays announcement by Hostess that the company is shutting down its bakeries has me completely stunned. In the movie Zombiel ... Read on »
Happy Halloween! by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Good riddence to Hurricane Sandy! We are all happy to see the end of you... At Dominion Fertility we appreciate the dedication of our staff who braved falling trees and hi ... Read on »
Scare Tactics by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My brother Steve loved to scare the daylights out of me when I was a kid. He hid under my bed, in my closet, in the boiler room in our basement, in the hall closet or in t ... Read on »
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 »