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.

Happy Families with Dr. Grindler!

Publications:

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

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

Canary in the coal mine

5 December 2019

This is an expression that describes when miners would carry birds (canaries) down into the mine tunnels with them. If dangerous gases such as carbon monoxide collected in the mine, the gases would kill the canary before killing the miners, thus providing a warning to exit the tunnels immediately  … READ MORE

Stress is not a cause of infertility

2 December 2019

 Stress is not a cause of infertility   Infertility is caused by things like a male factor (low sperm count) or female factor (blocked fallopian tubes, endometriosis, low egg number). But stress is not a cause of infertility.    Stress is very common when trying to conceive. As many as 57% of… READ MORE

Is IVF bad for my health?

27 November 2019

Is IVF bad for my health?    No. Every month a woman’s body loses the same number of eggs, regardless of whether they are doing IVF or on birth control pills. So you don’t lose any more eggs doing IVF than you do each month on your own. Doing IVF will not make you run … READ MORE