Meet Our Team

At the Duke Fertility Center, you will see expert physicians that are active in setting the national standards for fertility care. Our physicians train and certify the next generation of elite fertility specialists, which helps them stay at the forefront of the latest advances. 

When you come to the Duke Fertility Center, you will develop a personal relationship with one of our physicians who will work with you to direct your care. In addition to your primary fertility physician, the Duke Fertility Center has put together an integrated team of nurses, psychologists, embryologists and support staff who work together to address all of your physical, emotional, and financial concerns.

Meet our support staff

Physicians & Providers

Kelly Acharya, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist

Director of the Duke Fertility Preservation Program; Reproductive Endocrinology Liaison

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Shilpi Agrawala, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellow

Karen Baker, MD

Male Infertility Specialist

Abigail Bernard, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellow

Hilary Friedlander, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellow

Shelby A. Neal, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist

Medical Director of the Duke Fertility Center, Director of Assisted Reproductive Technology and Co-Director of Third Party Reproduction

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Danny Schust, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist

Tara Streich-Tilles, MD, MPH

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist

Douglas Timmons, MD, MPH

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellow

Julia T. Woodward, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Director of the Duke Fertility Center Psychological Services Program and Co-Director of Third Party Reproduction

Steven Young, MD, PhD

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist

Division Chief, Duke Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

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