Roxanne (1)
Roxanne Summers-Colquitt, Embryology Laboratory Director and Senior Embryologist joined Austin Fertility & Reproductive Medicine/Westlake IVF in November 2012. She has been in the field of Reproductive Medicine since 1989. A native of Chicago Illinois, she holds her BSc degree from Augustana College & her MSc degree in Biology from University of Illinois at Chicago in 1987. She is certified through the American Board of Bioanalysis in Andrology and Embryology. Roxanne is an active member of ASRM, SART and ACE (American College of Embryology, with 20 plus years of experience in Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART). Roxanne has established new ART laboratories and managed others in Chicago, Nashville, and New York. As a College of American Pathologist (CAP) inspector, she is adept at insuring laboratory optimization for inspections and ART success. She is knowledgeable in all regulations set forth through CLIA, CAP, and JACHO. She has trained and mentored many junior embryologists and has provided support in all aspects of clinical reproductive laboratory services. Roxanne has experience consulting in other Reproductive Technology Laboratories, and she is committed to the highest standard of excellence in the laboratory and IVF. Roxanne’s experience also includes:

  • Surgical sperm retrievals via Percutaneous aspiration (PESA), Testicular tissue extraction(TESE), and Microdissection testicular sperm extraction (MICROTESE)
  • Oocyte, embryo, and sperm cryopreservation
  • Blastomere and trophectoderm biopsy for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and Preimplantation Genetic Screening(PGD/PGS)
  • Equipment validation
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