• Dr. Hurd has practiced clinical reproductive endocrinology and infertility for over 3 decades at a number of Universities and currently holds the academic ranks of Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. His clinical interests include infertility, in vitro fertilization and polycystic ovary syndrome. He is the past Chief Medical Officer of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Hurd has edited a number of textbooks, including “Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery” with Tommaso Falcone, now in its 3rd edition.
  • Selected Publications


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    2017 Foreword 2017


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    2017 An 8 cm subserosal fibroid in a patient with unexplained infertility and pain.  107-123. 2017
    2015 Endometriosis.  203-222. 2015
    2012 Ovarian tissue cryopreservation and autotransplantation.  107-119. 2012

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Hurd's research has focused primarily on infertility, IVF, insulin resistance and surgical safety, and he has authored more than 150 articles and chapters.

    Keywords - Infertility, IVF, insulin resistance, surgical safety
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1979
  • Full Name

  • William Hurd