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Ask the Doctor

To better assist you, New England Cryogenic Center now offers the option to ask a question regarding your treatment to our founder and Medical Director, Dr. Robert Newton. As always, New England Cryogenic Center recommends you consult your physician for individual treatment advice.

About Dr. Robert Newton
Medical Director, M.D. F.A.C.S.

A pioneer in reproductive therapy, Dr. Robert Newton has helped countless individuals and couples achieve their dreams of parenthood in his 50 years of medical practice. As one of the first specialists in Andrology (the study of male fertility), Dr. Newton founded the Newton Andrology and Cryogenic Center and the New England Sperm Bank (now the New England Cryogenic Center) in 1982. His mission was to improve research in Andrology and to provide sperm banking and sperm donation services to couples confronted with infertility. He remains the company’s Medical Director, supervising selection of sperm donors and consulting with patients seeking sperm donation and sperm banking services.

As a noted urologist, Dr. Newton has practiced at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, where he was chief resident; Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston; Newton-Wellesley Hospital, where he served as chief of the Urology division; and the Lahey Clinic, where he developed the Andrology Division in 1993. Dr. Newton was a founding member of the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction as well as several other medical societies, including the American Society of Andrology, the American Urologic Association, the American College of Surgeons, the American Fertility Society, the Boston Surgical Society, New England Microsurgical Society, American Association of Tissue Banks, and the European Society of Human Reproduction Embryology.

Dr. Newton received a B.A. in English from Amherst College and an M.D. from Cornell University Medical College. He has taught and lectured at Harvard and Tufts Medical Schools, and is the author of many articles published in the world’s leading medical journals.

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