Dr. Natalia Grindler

Dr. Natalia Grindler, MD, FACOG

Dr. Natalia Grindler's CV

Natalia M. Grindler, M.D., FACOG, received her undergraduate degree from Smith College, an all-women’s college, where she first became passionate about healthcare for women. She then obtained her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, where she graduated with highest honors and received the distinction of Alpha Omega Alpha membership. She then went on to complete OB/GYN residency at Washington University School of Medicine, where she received the Excellence in Research Award as well as the President’s Gold Award for Scientific Research.

In her fellowship training at UC-Denver, Dr. Grindler received national distinction with the T32 Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility National Research Service Institutional Training Award for her research investigating the role of endocrine disrupting chemicals on fertility. She was also invited to join the advisory group for reproductive environmental health assessment in the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit. Her research has been featured by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Time Magazine, National Public Radio, and NBC news, among many others. Her research resulted in the publication of numerous journal articles as well as lecture invitations that she has delivered throughout the USA.

Dr. Grindler is a strong proponent of utilizing evidence-based medicine and applying the latest scientific findings to individualized patient care. She incorporates her expertise on the environment, diet and lifestyle recommendations, and interest in complementary medical techniques into her practice of reproductive endocrinology and infertility. As a physician mom, she understands how challenging the process of trying to conceive can be and approaches her patients with unique compassion. She cherishes the relationships that she develops with her patients as she guides them towards their successful pregnancy.

Publications:

Persistent Organic Pollutants and Early Menopause in U.S. Women

Maternal obesity, infertility and mitochondrial dysfunction: potential mechanisms emerging from mouse model systems

Supplement that may optimize egg quality in women with diminished ovarian reserve (or PCOS)

22 February 2018

Many of the supplements that we recommend for our patients to use are based upon theory or observational studies. That’s why when we have additional research to support a recommendation; it creates even more excitement and promise. That’s how we currently feel about inositol. Inositol is… READ MORE

Is going low carb dangerous?

20 February 2018

At the initial patient visit, I try to learn about any special dietary restrictions my patients may have. A common diet is going “low carb” in an effort to lose weight. Emerging research, however, suggests that this could be dangerous when trying to conceive. Folic acid is a vitamin that… READ MORE

Iodine deficiency may reduce pregnancy chances

13 February 2018

A common question asked in a new fertility evaluation is: “Which prenatal vitamin is best?” We have previously tried to provide some guidance in choosing the best vitamin.  The ingredient list in your prenatal vitamin needs to be considered. In particular, iodine is an… READ MORE