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

Identical Twins and IVF; here’s the latest information on “womb-mates”

14 November 2018

As fertility treatment continues to help more women/couples achieve their family building goals, we have continued to see the risk of twins decline. IVF has helped drive up fertility treatment while also helping reduce the risk of twins. That’s occurred mainly through efforts to encourage Elective… READ MORE

Implantation Failure and Infertility; new things to consider

24 October 2018

There are many critical steps to helping initiate a successful pregnancy. The key to success is to optimize each milestone along the way. So after we’ve identified at least one healthy embryo, we direct our efforts to creating the optimal environment for implantation. A recent study reviewed 2… READ MORE

More on pesticides

16 October 2018

Thank you for the excellent feedback from our last string of posts: “Top 10 ways to minimize your exposure to toxic chemicals in our environment.” One of the tips that was covered in this list is to eat lots of fruits and veggies. I recommended eating a variety and to choose organic selectively… READ MORE