Department of Reproductive Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Department of Reproductive Medicine

Sanjay Agarwal, MD

Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Center for Reproductive Science and Medicine


Director, Fertility Services

Clinical Professor of Reproductive Medicine


  • MD - St George's Hospita Medical School, UK, 1986
  • Residency - Duke University, 1989-1993
  • Fellowship - University of California, Los Angeles, 1993-1995
  • Board Certification - Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1997
  • Board Certification - Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, 2000

Contact Information:





Perlman Medical Offices, Reproductive Endocrinology: 858-657-8745


Administrative Assistant:

  • Andi Hartgrove - 858-534-5693


Clinical Expertise

  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Endometriosis


Research Interests

  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Endometriosis



  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology National Faculty Teaching Award, 2003
  • Listed in “Guide to America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America, Washington, DC. 2002–2014
  • Listed in "Best Doctors in America" by Best Doctors, Inc, Boston, MA, 2005-2015
  • Listed in America's Top Doctors as being amont the top 1% of Reproductive Endocrinologists in the nation by US News and World Report, 2010-2015
  • UC San Diego Department of Reproductive Medicine residents’ James H. Price teaching award, 2015 .
  • Nominated for the 2015 Kaiser Excellence in Teaching Award by UCSD School of Medicine's First Year Class, 2015


Recent Publications

  • What motivates women to take part in clinical and basic science endometriosis research?  Agarwal SK, Estrada S, Foster WG, Wall LL, Brown D, Revis E, Rodriguez S Bioethics 2007, 21(5):263-269.
  • The impact of 6 months GnRH agonist therapy for the treatment of endometriosis on bone mineral density: is there an age-related effect? Agarwal SK. J Reprod Med 2002, 47:530-534.
  • Environmental contaminants and dietary factors in endometriosis. Foster WG, Agarwal SK.Ann New York Acad Sci 2002, 955: 213-229
  • Does recommending timed intercourse really help the infertile couple? Agarwal SK, Haney AFObstet Gynecol 1994;84:307-10.
  • Evaluation of the developmental neuroendocrine reproductive toxicology of aluminium. Agarwal SK, Ayyash L, Gourley CS, Levy J, Faber K, Hughes CL Jr. Fd Chem Toxic 1996; 34: 49-53