Meet Our Clinical Team

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Lynn Westphal

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Lynn Marie Westphal, M.D., FACOG, graduated summa cum laude from Lawrence University, earned her M.D. degree at Stanford University, and did her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at UCLA and Stanford University. She did a fellowship in molecular biology at Stanford University and completed her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) at UCSF. Dr. Westphal joined the full-time faculty at Stanford University in 1998 and was a Professor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Director of the Fertility Preservation Program, Director of the Third Party Reproduction Program, and Director of the REI Fellowship. Her interest in fertility preservation for cancer survivors led her to set up one of the first oocyte cryopreservation programs in the country. She has held numerous national leadership positions and was the President of the Fertility Preservation Special Interest Group of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine from 2008-2009. She was the Director of Women’s Health at Stanford from 2005-2012. In 2012, she co-founded the Stanford Center for Health Research on Women and Sex Differences in Medicine (WSDM) and served as co-director of the program for two years.

Reproductive Endocrinologists

Dr. Nicole Browne

Reproductive Endocrinologist

Hyacinth Nicole Browne, MD is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist. She majored in Chemistry at Dartmouth College and graduated cum laude. She graduated from Yale University School of Medicine in 2002, and she completed her reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Browne specializes in compassionate and personalized infertility care and she is devoted to helping couples achieve their dreams of having a family.

She has authored numerous publications and is the recipient of various awards in medicine, research, and academics. Her areas of expertise include: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and infertility, diminished ovarian reserve, third party reproduction (egg donation and surrogacy), recurrent pregnancy loss, endometriosis, male infertility and fertility preservation.

Ob/GYNs

Dr. Fahimeh Sassan

Founding OBGYN

Dr. Fahimeh Sasan is a renowned obstetrician-gynecologist in New York and passionate about reinventing women’s health. She is rated one of NY Times Top Doctors in 2016 and 2017. She did her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC and has been practicing and delivering clinical excellence for 12 years.

Navigators & Nurses

Hina Ahmed, PA

Physician Assistant

Hina has 12+ years of experience in reproductive medicine. She has supported patients in all aspects of fertility diagnosis, assessment and treatment, and is highly skilled in performing ultrasound, IUI, endometrial biopsies, saline sonograms, HSG, and many other fertility related procedures. She has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Andrology and Embryology from EVMS (The Jones Institute). She has deep experience in all aspects of growing and managing clinical operations at fertility practices.

Medical Assistants

Zaira Malave

Medical Assistant

Zaira is an experienced medical assistant with 10 years of OB/GYN experience. She has worked in various locations, including Baystate Medical Center in Massachusetts and Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC. She is motivated by empowering women by helping women take control of their fertility and their futures.

Patient Hosts

Alenda Guiang

Patient Host

Alenda is an experienced Administrative Assistant with extensive experience in the field of primary care. She served as the Inventory Coordinator and Women’s Health Navigator at One Medical for 6 years, and a Programming Operations Coordinator at the Tribeca Film Festival before that. She has a BA in Anthropology and Women’s Studies from the University of Maryland.

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