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Beth A. McAvey, M.D.

Dr. Beth A. McAvey

Professional Interests

Beth McAvey, MD, MS is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist and fellowship-trained Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialist at Montefiore Medical Center’s Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Health. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. McAvey is actively involved in educating residents and medical school students. Clinically, she is well respected for her compassionate care and her clinical expertise, which include assisted reproductive technologies (IVF), minimally-invasive gynecological surgery, polycystic ovarian syndrome and menstrual disorders. Dr. Mcavey has used both basic and advanced technologies in treating infertile couples.

Dr. McAvey completed her sub-specialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Montefiore Medical Center and she completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she received numerous awards, including the outstanding housestaff award and one for surgical excellence in the field of gynecology. Dr. McAvey is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is an active member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She is currently accepting new patients in both the Bronx and Hartsdale offices


Selected Publications



1.    Beth McAvey, Athena Zapantis, Sangita K Jindal, Harry J Lieman and Alex J Polotsky  How many eggs does it take to generatean Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) baby: is more always better? Fertility and Sterility 2011 June 30

2.     Kucherov A, Polotsky AJ, Menke M, Isaac B, McAvey B, Buyuk E, Bradford AP, Hickmon C, Babbs B, Berga S, Loucks T, Santoro N. Aromatase inhibition causes increased amplitude, but not frequency, of hypothalamic-pituitary output in normal women. Fertility and Sterility 2011 February 24 

3      Beth A. McAvey, Genevieve S. Neal-Perry, Evaluating and treating insomnia in menopausal women,  Menopausal Medicine Vol. 18, No. 3 / August 2010

4      McAvey BA, Wortzman GB, Williams CJ, Evans JP. Involvement of calcium signaling and the actin cytoskeleton in the membrane block to polyspermy in mouse eggs. Biology of Reproduction 67(4): 1342-1352 October 2002

5      Evans JP, Foster JA, McAvey BA, Gerton GL, Kopf GS, Schultz RM Effects of perturbation of cell polarity on molecular markers of sperm-egg binding sites on mouse eggs. Biology of Reproduction 62(1): 76-84 January 2000

Book Chapters

1.  B. McAvey, H.Lieman Managing the PCOS-Related Symptoms of Hirsutism, Acne and Hair Loss. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Current and Emerging Concepts. SpringerLink 2013

2. McAvey B, Santoro N. The post-menopausal woman. Endotext Chapter 2010


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Montefiore Medical Center
Institute of Reproductive Medicine & Health
141 South Central Avenue
Hartsdale, NY 10530

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