Dr. Michael Fox

Fertility Medicine
Jacksonville, FL
33 years experience male

Locations

Office

Jacksonville, FL

Address

7051 Southpoint Pkwy, Suite 200, Jacksonville, FL
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About

Bio

Dr. Fox was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Jacksonville, Florida where he attended The Bolles School. After graduation from Auburn University, he received his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1987. After completing one-year internship in Internal Medicine at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, he transferred to the University of Mississippi for an Obstetrics and Gynecology residency. After completing his residency in 1992, Dr. Fox was awarded a two-year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Dr. Fox has received many awards and scholastic accolades during his educational training. During medical school at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Dr. Fox was inducted into the prestigious honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha in his Junior year of training. Dr. Fox passed his board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1995 and sub specialty certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in 1997. Dr. Fox serves as the Medical Director of Jacksonville Center for Reproductive Medicine. In addition, he is an Assistant Professor and serves as the Division Chief for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at the University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville. Dr. Fox has authored chapters in several OB/GYN and Reproductive Endocrinology texts on such subjects as Endometriosis, Treatment of Female Infertility and the Treatment of Male Associated Infertility. Further, he has published numerous journal articles in well-known specialty periodicals. Dr. Fox continues to actively participate in research with the University of Florida residents, continually presenting important clinical research both locally and nationally regarding current infertility issues. Dr. Fox is a member of numerous professional organizations including The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, The Society of Laproendoscopic Surgeons, The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Society of Reproductive Surgeons, and the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology, Resolve and The Endometriosis Association. Along with the goal of assisting couples to achieve desired results, Dr. Fox is also a highly skilled laparoscopic surgeon with a keen interest in endometriosis and pelvic pain. He also works with patients on the underlying metabolic causes of infertility, e.g. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and insulin resistance. Other interest areas include Diminished Ovarian Reserve, PMS, and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Dr. Fox is happily married and is the proud father of five children, Madison, Michaela, Magnolia, Millicent and Maddox. He and his wife, Felicia recently delivered spontaneous triplets!! As a result, he now has unique insight into this most distressing side effect of infertility treatment. In addition, he is an avid sportsman enjoying hunting, fishing, boating as well as other outdoor activities with his family. He loves collecting antiques and photography.

Specialties
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Fertility Medicine

Doctor Q&A

477 Answers
18 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Unpredictable: When progesterone is taken during menstruation, generally there will be no significant effect other than maybe extending bleeding by 1-2 days
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not Great: The fertility issues with IUD's centers around infection and tubal disease. Without infection, the IUD is perfectly safe. The risk of infection is l ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Surgery: It is my opinion that endometriosis is a surgically treated dz. it is controversial. If you find one of the few of us nationally that perf complete ex ... Read More

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Excellent reproductive endocrinologist. Teaches patients how to best improve fertility status without jumping to expensive procedures. Excellent with PCOS care.
Dr Fox is and excellent reproductive endocrinologist and fertility specialist. I have recommended many patients who have had great results
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Nov 19, 2014
I have been trying to get pregnant ,negative 11/18/14 to birthday ,help .
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Lbz Thanks dr. Fox. I'm 36 and had pretty bad endometriosis. Had laparoscopic surgery 3 Years ago before we started Ivf...improved some. Still have one endo 2mm left on one side. But again, quantity i...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Unfortunately I could not take the prempro they put me on it made me very mean. I won't take it until I have too. I already have osteoarthritis.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you so much doctor and I wonder If you explain the AMH test and how is it possible to increase it and possible treatment plz

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alabama School of Medicine, AL
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY HOSPITAL

Affiliations

Jacksonville Center for Reproductive Medicine
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