About Us:  ORM Physicans



Our physicians are nationally and internationally recognized experts in reproductive medicine. All are board-certified and fellowship-trained in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. And, all are board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. From the time of your first visit to the conclusion of your last treatment, you receive care from a team of experienced and caring professionals.

In addition to physicians, our care team includes nursing and clinical specialists trained to serve the infertility needs of families.

Chad I. Friedman, M.D.
M.D. University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency The Ohio State University Hospitals
Fellowship The Ohio State Hospitals
Board Certification Obstetrics & Gynecology: 1982, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility: 1983
Academic Appointments Associate Professor, The Ohio State University

Elizabeth Kennard, M.D.
M.D. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Residency MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
Fellowship The Ohio State Hospitals
Board Certification Obstetrics & Gynecology: 1994, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility: 1996
Academic Appointments Division Director, REI, The Ohio State University; Clinical Associate Professor, The Ohio State University

Grant Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D.
Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Missouri – Columbia
M.D. University of Missouri – Columbia
Residency Pathology, University of Missouri – Columbia; Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fellowship The Ohio State University Hospitals
Board Certification Obstetrics & Gynecology: 1984, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility: 1985
Academic Appointments Clinical Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University

Steven R. Williams, M.D.
M.D. The Ohio State University, 1981
Residency Obstetrics & Gynecology, The Ohio State University Hospitals
Fellowship University Hospitals of Cleveland
Board Certification Obstetrics & Gynecology: 1988, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility: 1989
Academic Appointments Clinical Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University


List of members of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI).

Certification by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and in the subspecialty of reproductive endocrinology is required in order to be a member of

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