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

What’s in a Prenatal Vitamin?

27 September 2020

What? FOLATE aka FOLIC ACID (most important) Iodine +/- Iron (this can also be supplemented separately as needed, such as for anemia) Why? Folate reduces risk of neural tube defects (birth defects), such as spina bifida Iodine optimizes thyroid health and fetal brain development When? Optimal to… READ MORE

Introducing Dr. Chiang!

27 September 2020

Greetings to the Enhancing Fertility Blog community! I am happy to be joining the Conceptions team and looking forward to connecting with everyone via this blog. I recently relocated from Alabama to my husband’s home state of Colorado. My areas of interest are infertility, ovulation induction,… READ MORE

Genetic Screening of Embryos as Part of IVF Treatment

31 August 2020

Modern IVF—when practiced with the most current technology—is not only more effective than ever before but can also be diagnostic. One of the tools that really provides some of the greatest insight is the use of genetic testing. Not all centers use these tools and there are several different… READ MORE