Barry A. Ripps, M.D., FACOG, ACGE
Barry A. Ripps, M.D., FACOG, ACGE, brings over twenty-five years of clinical experience in human reproduction to the Gulf Coast. Dr. Ripps graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University and completed medical school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB). For Residency and Fellowship training, he attended the University of Tennessee-Memphis. During his training and early practice, Dr. Ripps published extensively with research in the areas of endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome, female and male factor infertility and assisted reproduction.
These efforts were recognized and supported with extramural funding. He was a pioneer in laparoscopic surgery with emphasis on conservative management of endometriosis-associated infertility.
Dr Ripps returned to the Gulf Coast in 1994, offering couples access to the only fellowship-trained and Board-certified fertility specialist practicing Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART). Well-informed patients realize the advantages of receiving their care from fertility specialists with Board-certification, recognized by membership in the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (www.SREI.org).
Couples seeking assistance find Dr. Ripps and The New Leaders in Fertility Team attentive to their clinical and emotional needs, making the process easier. This relaxed atmosphere is achieved by compassionate listening and by responding to patient queries in a timely fashion.
Dr. Ripps accepts a holistic approach to fertility treatment, taking into consideration the special needs and desires of each patient. It is his impeccable attention to detail that sets the tone for the practice, resulting in a positive experience for all patients.
Laboratory Accreditation by the College of American Pathology, membership in the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART) and Board-certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility exemplify the commitment to quality care and outcomes and are distinguishing attributes of this practice.
Brijinder S. Minhas, Ph.D., HCLD, MBA
Brijinder S. Minhas, Ph.D., HCLD, MBA, brings to New Leaders in Fertility thirty-five years of combined clinical and laboratory expertise. Board Certified in Embryology and Andrology by the American Board of Bioanalysis, he has published and lectured extensively on the many facets of mammalian reproduction with a primary focus on the diagnosis and treatment of male causes of infertility. A pioneer in the field of male infertility, he has performed thousands of micromanipulation procedures to include ICSI, Assisted Hatching, and Embryo Biopsy for preimplantation genetic testing.
Bringing this expertise to NewLIFE, he championed the steady pursuit of excellence and progress in our clinical outcomes that is now receiving recognition and awards.
Prior to joining the NewLIFE Team, Dr. Minhas served as Regional Scientific Director and Regional Vice President of Operations for the largest multi-site, national provider of physician practice management services in reproductive medicine and infertility. He has served on National Institutes of Health (NIH) study sections and is a member of a broad list of professional societies, including ASRM, ABB, College of Reproductive Biology, and International Embryo Transfer Society. As these impressive qualifications are being sought nationally and internationally, Dr. Minhas provides consultations to other fertility practices with a diverse menu of Global Infertility Solutions.