About

adam-fechnerBoard Certifications:

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)
  • Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN)

Education:

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Specialization:

  • Minimally Invasive Reproductive Surgery (robotics, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy)
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Endometriosis
  • In-vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Anovulation/Polycystic ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Hospital Affiliations:

  • HackensackUMC Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, NJ

Honors/Awards:

  • UMDNJ-NJMS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Chairman’s Award
  • UMDNJ-NJMS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Research Award
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award
  • Bayer Healthcare Best Teaching Resident Award
  • Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Fechner is an attending physician at University Reproductive Associates. After growing up in NJ, he attended Harvard University, where he graduated with honors. He then received his MD from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, where he also completed his residency in OB/GYN. Following residency, Dr. Fechner completed an additional 3 years of subspecialty training in REI at UMDNJ, where he was trained by the other URA physicians in the techniques of assisted reproductive technology and minimally invasive surgery. He is board certified in OB/GYN.

Dr. Fechner has particular interest in minimally invasive surgery to correct problems associated with infertility, menstrual disorders and pelvic pain. He was trained to operate with the da Vinci surgical robot during his residency and has continued to hone his skills throughout his fellowship, operating both with Dr. McGovern as well as with a gynecologic oncologist to learn advanced surgical skills. He is currently offering robotic surgery to appropriate patients for the treatment of uterine fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions and ovarian cysts as well as for tubal reanastamosis following a previous sterilization procedure.

Dr. Fechner’s clinical interests include endometriosis, pelvic pain, in-vitro fertilization, anovulation/PCOS and hypothalamic amenorrhea (menstrual problems caused by stress , disordered eating or strenuous exercise). He has published numerous papers on a variety of topics, and his current research interests include the endometrium (uterine lining) as well as the potential role of vitamin D in infertility. In vitro fertilization nj, Dr. Adam Fechner.