Our team of physicians, RNs, fellows and support staff collaborate to provide you comprehensive fertility services that meet the highest standards of excellence.
Our fertility specialists have advanced training and are board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Our fellows are physicians who have completed a post-graduate residency in obstetrics and gynecology and are pursuing additional, specialized training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Fellowship training is essential to our commitment to developing expertise in the next generation of leaders in our field.
Ashley Eskew, MD: 3rd Year Fellow
Ashley was thrilled to join the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in 2016. She has a diverse research background of both basic science and clinical research with her primary focus being that of the impact of nutrition, mental and physical wellness on reproductive outcomes and is currently completing coursework to obtain her Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation. For Ashley the field of reproductive endocrinology offered the opportunity to ask clinically important questions, to conduct groundbreaking research among one of the fastest growing fields in medicine and to help patients build their families one healthy baby at a time.
Stephanie Gunderson, MD: 2nd year Fellow
Stephanie is originally for a rural town in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She attended college in Green Bay, Wisconsin where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a major in biology. During her time in Green Bay Stephanie also had the privilege to cheer on the Green Bay Packer’s as one of their cheerleaders! Stephanie received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. WI. During medical school she was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha and was published in the Journal of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Gunderson stayed in Milwaukee, WI to complete her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. While in residency she earned the Jack Klieger award for Best Resident Research for her research looking at “Vaccinia related kinase mRNA Expression in Human Blood and Follicular Fluid Lymphocytes”. Dr. Gunderson also presented her research at ASRM in 2015 looking at “Patient perspectives on IVF Success and Likelihood of Multiple Gestations”. Stephanie is now the first year fellow at Washington University and is excited to be entering such a dynamic and quickly evolving field of medicine whose goal is building healthy families!
Vinita Alexander, MD: 1st year Fellow
Vinita is originally from Louisville, KY. She was thrilled to match into fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis SOM and move back to the Midwest. She received her BA in Chemistry and Physics from Harvard College and her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI. Following her third-year of medical school, she spent a year at the NIH as an HHMI-NIH medical research fellow. She completed her OB/GYN residency and a year-long fellowship in pelvic surgery at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. Her research interests include fertility preservation in cancer patients and factors leading to premature ovarian insufficiency. Vinita really enjoys working in the field of reproductive endocrinology, as it allows providers the opportunity to help patients grow their families and offers ripe ground for exciting research. Outside the hospital, she enjoys spending time with her family and exploring St. Louis’s many seasonal festivals.
Marissa Andrews, MS, CGC
Clinical Genetic Counselor