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P. Ronald Clisham, MD

• Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
• Section Chief, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
• John Rock Chair of Reproductive Physiology

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Dr. "Ron" Clisham is the John Rock Professor of Reproductive Physiology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tulane University School of Medicine. He has board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is subspecialty certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is also carries the designation of a High Complexity Lab Director (HCLD) by the American Board of Bioanalysts. He currently serves as the Chief of the Section of Reproductive Endocrinology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He received his Bachelors and Masters degree in Microbiology from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He then earned his Medical Doctorate from Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana. Subsequently he pursued a fellowships in Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of California, Los Angeles; Andrology at the University of California, Davis; and a Labor Fellowship in Reproductive Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Clinically, Dr Clisham has an active practice in the management of a variety of infertility and endocrinologic problems that include endometriosis, menopause, osteoporosis, assisted reproductive technologies (IVF), polcystic ovarian disease, and uterine fibroids. He also served as the Director of the Bone Health Program at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic. He has an active clinical research program in the treatment of uterine fibroids, hormone replacement therapy, and osteoporosis.



Certifications

Obstetrics and Gynecology: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Subspecialty: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
High Complexity Laboratory  Director (HCLD): American Board of Bioanalysts

 
Clinical Interests

  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies (IVF)
  • Endometriosis
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Menopause
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polcystic Ovarian Disease
  • Treatment of uterine fibroids
  • Uterine fibroids
Research Interests

Uterine Fibroids
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Osteoporosis
Role of Mycoplasma in Tubal Infertility


Education and Training

Fellowship:  Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
                       University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowship:  Andrology (Male Infertility)
                       University of California, Davis, CA

Fellowship:  Lalor Fellowship in Reproductive Biology (Reproductive Immunology)
                       University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Medical School:  Louisiana State University School of Medicine,  New Orleans, LA 

Undergraduate Education:  Louisiana State University,  Baton Rouge, LA 

 

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