Dr. Philip Chenette

Fertility Medicine
San Francisco, CA
38 years experience male

Locations

Pacific Fertility Center

San Francisco, CA

Address

55 Francisco Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

Dr. Chenette is a Medical Director at Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco. Dr. Chenette is rated as one of the “Best Doctors in America” by his peers and is a recognized "Top Doctor" in the national Consumers’ Checkbook “Guide to Top Doctors” and “America’s Guide to Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists”. Dr. Chenette is a past recipient of the American Fertility Association’s (AFA) prestigious Family Building Award. The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) appointed Dr. Chenette to Assistant Clinical Professor with the Volunteer Clinical Faculty (VCF) in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences. Dr. Chenette’s compassion and experienced approach to treating complex infertility conditions places him among the very best fertility doctors in the nation. A native of the Chicago area, Dr. Chenette is an internationally recognized Board Certified specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility that trained under the pioneers of oocyte donation. His work on ovarian stimulation techniques and preparation of the uterus for oocyte donation has been internationally quoted. He obtained his MD degree from Indiana University Medical School in 1983 and was selected to participate in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Scholars Program. After completing residency training at Magee-Women’s Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh in 1987, Dr. Chenette completed fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Southern California (USC) in 1989. After fellowship, he was appointed to the teaching faculty at Northwestern University in Chicago. Dr. Philip Chenette has spent the last twenty years specializing in the treatment of patients with complex infertility diagnoses, especially in women with decreased ovarian reserve, and women over 40. Throughout his career, Dr. Chenette has dedicated himself to the pursuit of excellence in medicine. In his free time, Dr. Chenette enjoys photography and videography, playing the piano, oboe, and guitar, piloting a plane, bicycling, and skiing with his three daughters and lovely wife. Look for him at Shirley Lake!

Specialties
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Fertility Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

399 Answers
47 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy: A period is the natural menstrual flow that happens after ovulation without a pregnancy. A miscarriage is loss of an early pregnancy. Miscarriag ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Colors in vaginal discharge should be assessed. Seek professional help.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
Twins are risky: Twins are risky. The odds of preterm labor, low birth weight, cerebral palsy, birth defects, and lots of other problems, including maternal and fe ... Read More
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Nov 1, 2012
Dr. Chenette appears very knowledgeable and I like his answers. He's spot on with his comments, very easy to agree with.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chenette is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chenette is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Dr. Philip I'm in my lated 40's and I missed my period last month but got it this month. Been experiencing pregnancy symptoms like crazy. The nausea, tender brests, freq...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you doctor, I feel I may need a hysteroscopy next just to rule out endometriosis ect. As the embryos seem high quality??
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Thanks for your quick reply! This happened b4 got BFP to but mnth conceived I didnt get any dark discharge. Wonder low progestesterone?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

MAGEE WOMENS HOSPITAL OF UPMC HEALTH SYSTEM

Awards

Family Building Award (AFA)
Fertility Doctor of the Month (Fertility Authority)
Top Doctor in Consumers' Checkbook Guide to Top Doctors

Affiliations

Pacific Fertility Center
California Pacific Medical Center
University of California San Francisco
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