Albert Peters, DO
Awards & Accomplishments
– Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology
“If it wasn’t for Dr. Peters and his amazing staff we wouldn’t have a house to now call a home that is filled with laughter, cries, babbles, two crawling babies, and four hands that explore and discover everyday. Many, many thanks!”
“Thankful for so much this year, but most of all for my little Braddock, courtesy of Dr. Peters and his awesome staff at SIRM New Jersey. Can’t thank you enough for finally bringing me the child I struggled for after three long years of trying”
“We saw Dr. Albert Peters and after IVF, we were blessed with our twins, who are now 9 months old.”
About Dr. Albert Peters
Dr. Al Peters is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist with 28 years of clinical and academic experience in reproductive medicine and immunology. Prior to joining SIRM, Dr. Peters was the founder and Division Head of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at the Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Dr. Peters’ main clinical interests lie in the area of general infertility, recurrent miscarriage and menopause. He has a unique approach to these clinical problems by incorporating into traditional reproductive health methodologies various eastern philosophies such as acupuncture, message, yoga, tai chi and herbology.
He attended The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he studied and practiced the art of holistic medicine, followed by a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa. Following residency, Dr. Peters served two subspecialty training fellowships. His first was in reproductive immunology at the Methodist Hospital and Indiana University in Indianapolis where he intensely studied and treated patients with recurrent miscarriage. His second fellowship was at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago in reproductive endocrinology and infertility where he gained invaluable experience in vitro fertilization and laboratory medicine.
Dr. Peters has presented over 35 national and international abstracts and has authored approximately 30 articles in peer reviewed journals. He has received three national teaching awards for residency education and several teaching awards for medical student education. Dr. Peters served as program director for two residency programs and is the past Medical Director for the Metabolic Bone Disease Team at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He is also a past President of the Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia.
When Dr. Peters is not working he spends his time with his three wonderful children Joey, Christy (twins) and David. Dr. Peters is a fitness enthusiast with interests including dance as well as teaching and learning all types of martial arts with a special interest and expertise in Kung Fu. He is also a triathlete and marathon runner.
Dr. Albert Peters’ blog: All Things Infertility
Dr. Peters’ posts his insights about fertility on his blog, All Things Infertility. Here are a few recent posts:
Prevention and Treatments for Male Infertility
To Freeze or Not to Freeze? Fresh vs. Frozen Embryo Transfer
Alternative Family Building
Sharing Is Caring: Raise Awareness for National Infertility Awareness Month
Saving Your Fertility After an Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis
Read more of Dr. Peters’ blog, All Things Infertility.