Reproductive Endocrinologist

PREG Designated a Center of Excellence (COE) network

GREENVILLE, COLUMBIA AND MT. PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA- Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group (PREG) has received the Center of Excellence designation from the Clinical Sciences Institute of the Optum Fertility Solution Centers of Excellence network. Since 1986 Optum has been a leading developer of condition management programs seeking to identify complex medication conditions with quantifiable variance across treatment providers. Optum’s COE networks…

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ICSI and other advances in the Embryology Lab

The Doctor Is In! Q & A with Dr. John Frederick Payne, MD Reproductive Endocrinologist & PREG Partner ICSI and other advances in the Embryology Lab How Does the Embryology Lab Work in Fertility Treatment? Obviously, before we get to the lab and they do their part we have to do the in-vitro fertilization or embryo transfer so that we…

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The Doctor Is In! – Get to know our newest physician, Dr. Lisa Cookingham PREG/Columbia

Lisa Marii Cookingham, M.D. Reproductive Endocrinologist Tell us About Yourself I grew up in a military family and the majority of my childhood years were spent living around the country and also overseas. Before practicing medicine, I was in the fine arts industry appearing in theatre and stage work in Chicago, NY, Boston, etc. In 1999, I moved to Phoenix,…

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