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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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Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Here I sit on a Wednesday afternoon watching DC clear out in anticipation of a "major snow event." In the mid-Atlantic this means that a snowflake may be spotted somewhere ... Read on »
New Year's Resolution by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So making my New Year's Resolutions on January 20th is probably not a good sign when one of my resolutions is to stop procrastinating....oh well. I hope that all of yo ... Read on »
Merry Christmas by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am wishing you all a very Merry Christmas now as I will be taking some vacation time over these next 10 days. I hope that Santa brings you lots of nice goodies and also ho ... Read on »
Photoshop and Other Holiday Traditions by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Here at Dominion Fertility we gather each year around the Christmas tree to take a staff photo. Unfortunately, trying to get everyone together is a bit like herding cats so ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving! by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It is a time for family togetherness and reflection upon our many blessings. Recently, the Wall Street Journal ran an articl ... Read on »
Natural Cycle IVF. Part 3: It Works by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Although I anticipated posting this final part concerning NC-IVF two weeks ago, it took me longer than I had anticipated to pull all the data together and organize it into a ... Read on »
Natural Cycle IVF. Part 2: Patient Interest by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So in the last post we discussed the development of stimulated IVF and how it made the entire process more efficient resulting in improvements every year in the IVF success ... Read on »
Why We Believe in Natural Cycle IVF. Part 1: History by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Over the next series of blog posts I want to address several specific issues concerning Natural Cycle IVF. First I will cover the early history of IVF. Then I will describe ... Read on »
Happy Belated Halloween by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I must admit that I still enjoy Halloween. Nothing quite takes you back to your youth like walking around the neighborhood on a crisp fall evening while kids run from house ... Read on »
ASRM Update #4: Natural Cycle IVF by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I really hate roller coasters. But I hate the spinning tea cup ride even more. All of this dates back to my childhood when I tossed my cookies after playing on the spinning ... Read on »
ASRM Update #3: 3rd Party Reproduction by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Greetings from the mile high city where I have yet to sleep past 5 am since I remain on East Coast time. All the zombies have left town and only the attendees of the ASRM re ... Read on »
ASRM Update #2: High FSH and Zombies by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Yesterday at the Post Graduate Course that I attended there was a great deal of discussion about ovarian reserve testing (ORT) and what it really means. As I have indicated ... Read on »
ASRM update #1: Size does matter by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Hello from Denver where the annual meeting of the ASRM is being held. American Society for Reproductive Medicine that it. Well it seems that this is the meeting where I will ... Read on »
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 »
Robert Edwards Wins Nobel Prize for IVF by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Earlier this week the Nobel Prize Committee announced that Robert Edwards had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in recognition of the groundbreaking work on IVF that ... Read on »
Question 36. Do I need endometriosis surgery if I am already planning to pursue IVF? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I wish sometimes that medicine was more like engineering. In engineering there are lots of straight lines and right angles. You can usually describe any problem with specifi ... Read on »
Question 37. What is the difference (if any) between intrauterine insemination and artificial... by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility What's in a name? Sometimes not much I guess and certainly we throw around medical jargon quite freely in our practice sometimes forgetting that all this can be quite confus ... Read on »
Question 35. Are there medical treatments for endometriosis? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Occasionally I am asked to see a patient with endometriosis who is not interested in fertility. Although I can certainly manage these patients, I honestly think that they ar ... Read on »
Question 34. Does surgery for endometriosis improve pregnancy rates? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Where does all the time go? Seems like just yesterday that I was writing the last post before I went on vacation and now I realize that a whole month has passed. You may ha ... Read on »
Question 33. What is endometriosis and how is it diagnosed? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility You know I should have really been an Orthopedic Surgeon. I have spent so much time in their offices recently that I could have been much more useful to my family if I had s ... Read on »