Dr. Sissy Sartor is board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and has the distinction of being the first female boarded infertility specialist in the State of Louisiana. She graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1981 and completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency in 1986. She completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1990 and subsequently served on the faculty at that institution. During that time she also served as a consulting gynecologist at the National Institutes of Health.
Prior to joining the Fertility Institute in 1998, she served as Director of the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in the Department of Ob/Gyn at Louisiana State University in Shreveport and helped bring advanced fertility services to North Louisiana by developing a thriving In Vitro Fertilization program and clinic (the Center for Reproductive Health and Fertility). In New Orleans, she has been actively involved in the education of LSU Ob/Gyn residents, and has held the position of Clinical Associate Professor. She has co-authored numerous articles and lectured widely.
In 2013, Dr. Sartor was featured in St. Charles Avenue Magazine as a Local Leader in Women’s Health. She was voted favorite doctor in 2011 by NOLA Baby and Family Magazine and she has been named as one of America’s Top doctors in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, earned by physicians highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. .
A Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, she remains an active member of the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and its special interest groups for Fertility Preservation and for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis. Areas of special interest include in vitro fertilization, preimplantation genetic diagnosis and fertility preservation.