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.

Vitamin D: why you need more of it

18 September 2017

We are learning more and more about the important role that Vitamin D plays in terms of our fertility. We have previously discussed the role of vitamin D and your sleep/wake cycle in terms of optimizing your health. Recent studies have added to this to demonstrate just how important Vitamin D is… READ MORE

Keeping plastics out of your kitchen

7 September 2017

We have previously reviewed the negative impact that chemicals in plastics may be having on our health and fertility. One of the best ways that we can reduce this exposure is in our kitchen. When food is stored or heated up in plastic, the dangerous chemicals can leach into the food that we ingest.… READ MORE

Are hand sterilizers making you “sterile?” The impact of triclosan on ovarian health

28 August 2017

At a recent trip to Target, I realized just how many things are labeled as “antibacterial.” But what is antibacterial, anyways? And why do we need it? “Somehow, through marketing or misinformation, we’ve been led to believe that if we get rid of bacteria, we’ll improve… READ MORE