Experts for Media - Fertility

Harry J. Lieman, MD

Medical Director, Institute for Reproductive Medicine & Health, Montefiore Medical Center

Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Lieman has participated in clinical research in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and has presented nationally on this topic. He currently is on faculty at Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future and has been actively lecturing rabbis about infertility and the intricate details of the clinical evaluation of the infertile couple and the clinical and laboratory techniques available to promote conception. He is an ATIME medical advisor and he also is working clinically and academically with the PUAH Institute in Jerusalem (Fertility and Medicine according to Halacha) and has presented collaborative data at international meetings. Dr. Lieman completed his undergraduate training at Yeshiva University. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn (“Downstate Medical Center”) and then completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After residency, he completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Areas of Expertise

  • Infertility
  • Religious Ethical Issues

Staci E. Pollack, MS, MD

Reproductive endocrinologist, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health, Montefiore Medical Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health (Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility), Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Pollack treats patients with infertility, recurrent pregnancy loss, adolescent/pediatric gynecology issues, menopause, premature ovarian failure and other reproductive endocrine issues at Montefiore’s Institute for Reproductive Medicine & Health in Hartsdale, NY. At this state of the art IVF center, she performs all assisted reproductive technology treatments. The CDC reports that more than 1 percent of infants are now conceived by artificial means and this number is expected to increase. Women have a wide range of issues, including problems with ovulation, tubal infertility, endometriosis and congenital abnormalities of the reproductive tract.

Areas of Expertise

  • Infertility
  • Menopause
  • Reproductive endocrine issues
  • Hormone Replacement