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Dr. Samir Babayev
Dr. Samir Babayev
Assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, Minnesota, US
“Being a fertility specialist allows me to treat patients at some of the most personal and vulnerable moments of their lives. I have the privilege of getting to know my patients while helping them build their families.”
Areas of expertise
  • Reproductive endocrinology and infertility
  • Preimplantation genetic testing
  • Gynecologic surgery
  • Treatment of conditions like polycystic ovary syndrome, uterine fibroids, and endometriosis
“I am driven every day to provide the best quality care for each woman and couple who comes in to see me so they can build their dream family.”
— Dr. Samir Babayev
  • Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences – Obstetrics and gynecology clerkship director, since 2021
  • Mayo Clinic – In vitro fertilization clinic director, since 2019
  • Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences – Assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and senior associate consultant in the division of reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI), department of obstetrics and gynecology
  • Human Reproduction – Associate editor, since 2018
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Assistant professor in the REI department, 2016–2019, and associate REI fellowship program director, 2017–2019
  • Contributor to multiple scientific journals
  • Published 11 peer-reviewed articles
  • Board-certified in obstetrics, gynecology, reproductive endocrinology, and infertility
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, 2013–2016
  • Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College – Residency in obstetrics and gynecology, 2009–2013
  • New York Medical College – Postdoctoral research fellow, 2008–2009
  • Istanbul University, School of Medicine – Degree in medicine, 2007
  • Azerbaijan Medical University – Premedical degree, 2001–2003
Awards and achievements
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society membership, 2021
  • Texas Rising Stars, 2019
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Resident Scholar Award, 2013, and Best Resident Award, 2013
  • New York Medical College, Medical Student Teaching Award, 2012
Academic memberships
  • Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Member of the Society for Reproductive Investigation
  • Member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
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