Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Advisor to Dean of Medicine in Pritzker School of Medicine


Dr. Ayman Al-Hendy is currently a Professor (Tenure) and Vice Chair (Research), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Advisor to Dean of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago (UC). Dr. Al-Hendy is a Gynecologist and Endoscopic Surgeon at UC Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois with a busy practice that focuses on serving women with symptomatic uterine fibroids and premature ovarian insufficiency. Dr. Al-Hendy is double board certified by the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Al-Hendy’s medical research interests focus on developing novel therapies including gene and stem cell therapy for Premature Ovarian insufficiency, Endometriosis, and particularly Uterine Fibroids. Dr. Al-Hendy has published more than 231 peer reviewed publications in high tier peer reviewed scientific journals, above 360 presentations in national and international meetings, and has edited 5 medical books. Dr. Al-Hendy is also elected as the 71st President of the Society for Reproductive Investigation.

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Nancy Schwartz, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Committee of Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition
Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs

Dana L. Suskind, MD

Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

Wilfredo Cruz Ayala, MS

Clinical Research Support Assistant

Rummanu Yeasin, MD

Clinical Research Support Assistant

Yueyue Yu, MS

Senior Research Technician

Bingqing Xie, PhD

Post-doctoral Scholar


PhD - Computer Science

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