Dr. Peter Lu received his Bachelor of Science in Genetics from Cornell University, a Master of Science in Physiology from Georgetown University Graduate School, and his Doctorate of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed a subspecialty fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology with certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Dr. Lu is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Louisiana State University School of Medicine (New Orleans) where he is actively involved in the residency training program. He has published numerous articles regarding reproductive medicine in Fertility and Sterility, The American Journal of Pathology, the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Journal of Psychoneuroendocrinolgy, and Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Dr. Lu’s 22 years of practice in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility have resulted in outstanding pregnancy rates by utilizing the most current and effective forms of fertility treatments. His practice is devoted solely to the treatment of infertility and he specializes in all forms of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART): In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), Preimplantation Genetic Screening/Diagnosis (PGS/PGD), frozen embryos/eggs, and elective single embryo transfers (ESET). His expertise includes the treatment of male infertility with intrauterine insemination (IUI) or when sperm must be obtained surgically by microepididymal or testicular sperm aspiration (MESA or TESA).
Renowned for his dedication and commitment to patient care, Dr. Lu has been annually selected by his peers as a “Best Doctor” in his field by New Orleans Magazine and Louisiana Life Magazine since 2009. He was profiled in the August 2010 edition of New Orleans Magazine. He has been voted a “Favorite Fertility Doctor” in Nola Baby & Family Magazine in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. Sophisticated Woman magazine listed him as “The Best Fertility Doctor” on the Northshore in 2015 and 2016.
Dr. Lu is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is an active member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology, and the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.