What To Expect From Your First Consultation With Dr. Bradford Kolb
If you have decided to begin fertility treatments you'll need to schedule an appointment with Dr. Kolb to talk about the process, go over your medical history and hear your options.
Licensed vocational nurse, Yvonne Hinkel tells us what a first visit with Dr. Kolb will be like, what tests and screenings you may need before beginning treatments and what makes this team so special.
Meet Dr. Kolb
Dr. Bradford Kolb received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of California, Irvine after which, he completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at the University of Southern California, receiving board certification in both fields.
As a physician, he specialized in the care of complex fertility problems at HRC Fertility Pasadena. Under his guidance, he has helped improve HRC’s donor pregnancy rate.
He is internationally known for his expertise in complex reproductive matters and is one of the largest providers of egg donation and surrogacy in the United States with patients traveling from around the world to HRC Fertility Pasadena to see him. His practice is known for helping to develop and implementing cutting edge technologies in the genetic screening of embryos, the development of new laboratory technologies and the development of highly efficient treatment. In addition to his high success rates, patients are also impressed with his warm bedside manner, compassion and dedication.
Dr. Kolb’s philosophy is to deliver the best possible care to each patient in a compassionate and individualized manner. Most impressive is his passion for treating each patient personally throughout their entire course of treatment. As a result, he has become a magnet for those seeking personalized advanced reproductive care. In addition, his philosophy towards patient care is embraced by each of Dr. Kolb’s nurses, office staff and embryologists.
Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine Medical School: University of California, Irvine Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility University of Southern California
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California School of Medicine
My Fertility (Co-founder) EOS Technologies (Co-founder) Family Equality Council (Board member) Love Comes First (Founder) Fertility Futures (Medical Director)
Los Angeles Magazine Super Doctors (2010-2016) Pasadena Magazine Top Doctors Award (2009-2016) Resolve – Excellence Award (2007) Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology National Teaching Award (2006)
Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Organizations American Society for Reproductive Medicine European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Pacific Coast Reproductive Society The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology The Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Areas of Research and Publication
Doctor Kolb’s active research interests include the development of cost-efficient fertility protocols, patient friendly treatment regimens, development of improved procedures for egg freezing and in vitro/in vivo maturation, and improved access to egg donors and surrogates. Doctor Kolb is internationally recognized for his expertise in egg donation and surrogacy, and is the largest provider of third party care in the Western United States, with patients traveling from more than 30 countries. He has many original research publications and recently co-authored the largest clinically significant IVF study and has presented his findings in five continents. His practice is known for helping to develop and implement cutting edge technologies in the genetic screening of embryos, the development of new laboratory technologies and the development of highly efficient treatment protocols. Doctor Kolb’s active research also includes ovarian revitalization utilizing stem cell therapy, and pioneering new methods of data analytics that is revolutionizing our understanding and practice of medicine.