What To Expect From Your First Consultation With Dr. John Wilcox
If you have a first visit scheduled with Dr. John Wilcox to discuss fertility treatments, or your thinking of making one, you may be wondering what that initial consultation will be like. In this video, Nurse Teresa Fontanilla, an RN with Dr. Wilcox' team, tells us all about the first visit, what tests and screenings may be necessary and what to expect from the treatment process.
Meet Dr. Wilcox
Doctor John Wilcox graduated medical school from University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles County Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Upon completing his fellowship training, Doctor Wilcox joined Huntington Reproductive Center in 1996 and became a partner in 1998.
Dr. Wilcox has received numerous awards including the IAHCP Leading Physicians of the World Award, Top Docs Los Angeles, America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists Awards, and resident teaching and research awards including; Searle Pharmaceutical Outstanding Teacher Award and Ortho Pharmaceutical Uwe Goebelsmann MD., Memorial Resident Research Award.
Dr. Wilcox has consulted for numerous companies including Ferring Pharmaceutical, Merck, and Columbia Laboratories. His research interest includes all aspects of reproductive health including, invitro fertilization, cryopreservation, egg reserve, menopause, cardioprotective benefits of estrogen and GrRh antagonist. Dr. Wilcox has authored and submitted dozens of abstracts while presenting his data at international and national meetings.
Dr. Wilcox maintains a large clinical practice in Pasadena and is double boarded in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He has helped build HRC Fertility to become one of the largest centers in the United States.
Dr. Wilcox is recognized for his meticulous approach and high pregnancy rates which is achieved with his treatment protocols, experienced team of nurses and embryologists and partnerships with patients for successful outcomes.
Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego Medical School: University of Southern California, Los Angeles Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Southern California, Los Angeles County Women’s & Children’s Hospital Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility University of Southern California, Los Angeles County Women’s & Children’s Hospital
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California School of Medicine
Glendale Adventist Medical Center Huntington Memorial Hospital Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Methodist Hospital San Gabriel Valley Medical Center USC Los Angeles County Hospital
America’s Top Obstetrician and Gynecologists Award (2005, 2010-2015) IAHCP Leading Physicians of the World Award (2011) Pasadena Magazine Top Doctors Award (2009-2016) Ortho Pharmaceutical Uwe Goebelsman, M.D. Memorial Resident Research Award Soarle Pharmaceutical Outstanding Teacher Award
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology American Society for Reproductive Medicine American Medical Association Clinical Instructor for Western University
Global Egg Cryobank, Inc. IVF Guarantee, Inc. International Donor Agency, Inc. Nexgenomics, LLC
Areas of Research and Publication
Dr. Wilcox’s research interest includes all aspects of reproductive health including: in vitro fertilization, cryopreservation, egg reserve assessment, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis of embryos, and GrRh antagonist protocols. Dr. Wilcox has authored and submitted over 100 abstracts and research papers while presenting his data at international and national meetings.
My philosophy is to maintain an empathetic, supportive, honest and compassionate approach tohelp couples realize their dream of having a family. I view fertility treatment as a true partnership between my patients, the staff at HRC Fertility and myself.
I am fortunate to have chosen such a wonderful specialty. With the technological improvements in the past five years, we are able to reduce the incidence of genetic diseases in newborns, preserve fertility in young women, and even select gender. It has never been easier to help people realize their dream of having a baby.