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Dr. Kelly McCarter, MD

Dr. Kelly McCarter, M.D, is currently a fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Weill Cornell Medical Center/New York Presbyterian. Dr. McCarter earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. She earned her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and was honored with induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical Center/New York Presbyterian where she is now pursuing her fellowship. Dr. McCarter has authored and contributed to many peer-reviewed publications, focusing on topics such as fertility preservation and methods to improve IVF outcomes. She has also been invited to present her research at national conferences.

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Dr. Kelly McCarter, MD

DHEA for Fertility Improvements: Facts and Research

DHEA, or dehydroepiandrosterone, is a chemical naturally occurring in the body that is frequently suggested as a supplement for female fertility patients. DHEA is important for producing androgen hormones, specifically testosterone, which is critical for female fertility. There is evidence supporting DHEA supplementation may improve egg quality and/or production due to its role in follicular development.

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