Faculty Profile

Dr. Peter C. Klatsky, M.D.

Peter C. Klatsky, M.D.

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

Professional Interests

Dr. Peter Klatsky is an Infertility Specialist and Assistant Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He graduated from Amherst College with a major in Political Science; He graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine; completed his residency training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); and an Infertility fellowship at Brown University. He further received a masters in public health (MPH) at Columbia University.

His scientific accomplishments include single cell molecular genetic analysis and clinical research that has informed and changed pracitices for patients with fibrois, as well as patients using advanced reproductive technologies (such as IVF).  His work has led to numerous invited presentations and publications in medical journals.

Dr. Klatsky has worked as a public health and human rights advocate in Southeast Asia, the Amazon, Africa and New York. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and occasional contributor to the Huffington Post.

Selected Publications

Bales ME, Dannenberg AL, Brachman PS, Kaufman AF, Klatsky PC, Ashford DA. Epidemiologic responses to anthrax outbreaks: a review of field investigations conducted by the centers for disease control and prevention, 1950-2001.  Emerging Infectious Disease 2002; 8:1163-74. 

Johnson MA, Smith H, Joseph P, Gilman RH, Bautista CT, Campos KJ, Cespedes M, Klatsky P, Vidal C, Terry H, Calderon MM, Coral C, Cabrera L, Parmar PS, Vinetz JM. Environmental exposure and leptospirosis, Peru. Emerg Infect Dis. 2004; 10:1016-22.

Klatsky PC, Fujimoto VY. Diagnostic imaging modalities in reproductive endocrinology. In: Reproductive Medicine Handbook. Edited by V Lewis.  Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Klatsky PC, Lane DE, Ryan IR, Fujimoto VY (2007).  The effect of intramural and subserosal fibroids on ART outcomes independent of ovarian age. Hum Reprod. 2007; 22:521-6.

Klatsky PC, Cronbach EJ, Shahine LK, Caughey AB. Abruptio placentae in the setting of an atypical presentation of acute appendicitis. Journal of Reproductive Medicine 2008;53(2):129-131.

Klatsky PC, Tran ND, Caughey AB, Fujimoto VY. Fibroids and reproductive outcomes: from conception to delivery. AJOG 2008,198(4):357-66.

Klatsky PC, Strachowski L.  A uterine synechia during conception, implantation, and pregnancy. Fertil Steril. 2009;91:2707-8.

Wessel GM, Reich A, Klatsky PC. Use of Sea Stars to Study Basic Reproductive Processes. Systems Bio in Reprod Med. 2010;56:236-45.

Klatsky PC, Wessel GM, Carson SA. Detection of Oocyte mRNA in Starfish Polar Bodies.  Molecular Reproduction and Development. 2010;77:286.

Klatsky PC, Wessel GM, Carson SA. mRNA is Present in Human Polar Bodies. Molecular Human Reproduction 2010;16:938-43.

Klatsky PC, Delaney SS, Tran ND, Schattman GL, Caughey AB, Rosenwaks Z.  Obstetric and perinatal outcomes in age matched cohorts of ovum donor recipients and in vitro fertilization patients. Obstetrics & Gynecology 2010;116:1387-92.

Reich A*, Klatsky PC*, Carson SA, Wessel GM. The transcriptome of a human polar body accurately reflects its sibling oocyte. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:40743-9

Vitek WS, Galárraga O, Klatsky PC, Robins JR, Carson SA, Blazar AS. Management of the first IVF cycle for unexplained infertility: cost effectiveness analysis of split IVF-ICSI. Manuscript submitted.

Melzer K, Klatsky PC, Krotz S, Carson SA, Robins J. In Vitro Fertilization Protocols in Poor Responders: A comparison of outcomes in patients repeating the same protocol versus switching protocols. Manuscript submitted.

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