Meet Our Fertility Specialists
Robert Skaf, MD
Dr. Skaf founded South Jersey Fertility Center in 1989 and established the first IVF center in the area. Dr. Skaf has been awarded “Best Doctor” in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by the Courier Post, Top Physician by South Jersey Magazine 2006-2015, Top Physician for Women by South Jersey Magazine from 2010-2014, and Top Doc by SJ magazine in 2005-2008. Read More.
Peter Van Deerlin, MD
Director of Reproductive Surgery
Dr. Van Deerlin has been with South Jersey Fertility Center since 1997. He is an accomplished physician who is well respected in his field, having been selected as president of the Philadelphia Area Reproductive Endocrine Society in 2005. He was selected as a Top Doc by SJ Magazine 2007, 2009-2012, Top Physician by South Jersey Magazine 2007-2016 and Top Physician for Women 2012- 2016. Read More.
Stephen Sawin, MD
Director of the IVF program
Dr. Sawin has been with South Jersey Fertility Center since 2002. Dr. Sawin was has been selected as a Top Physician by South Jersey Magazine 2008-2016, Top Physician for Women by South Jersey Magazine 2011-2016, Top Doc by SJ Magazine 2009- 2016, Top Doctor by Philadelphia Magazine, Inside Jersey Magazine in 2012-2016 and Top Doctor by US News and World Report 2012-2016. Read More.
Gary Packin, DO
Director of the Pregnancy Loss Program
Dr. Packin has been in private practice treating patients with problems of fertility and associated hormone abnormalities for over 30 years. He merged his practice with the South Jersey Fertility Center in early 2003. Dr. Packin has been awarded Top Doc by SJ Magazine 2005-2012 and 2014, Top Physician by South Jersey Magazine 2007-2015 and Top Physician for Women by South Jersey Magazine 2011-2015. Read More.
Oumar Kuzbari, MD
Director of the Diminished Ovarian Reserve Program
Dr. Kuzbari is the Director of the Diminished Ovarian Reserve Program at South Jersey Fertility. He is double board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Kuzbari has performed more than 1,500 IVF procedures and has authored several book chapters and peer-reviewed articles published in leading scientific journals. Read More.
Lauren E. Weissmann, MD MSCE
Dr. Weissmann is double board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She is an active member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), Philadelphia Area Reproductive Endocrine Society (PARES), and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Read More.
Tracy Krause, APN MSN
Tracy has been with South Jersey Fertility Center in 2005 after nearly six years in private practice specializing in women’s health care where she had a dedicated following of patients. Her clinical approach has always been characterized by empathy and compassion. Tracy is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health and she recently participated in a national infertility conference for nurses. Read More.
Dana Dionot, APN MSN
Dana received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, followed by an accelerated second degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Drexel University. Prior to joining South Jersey Fertility Center, Dana worked as a registered nurse at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital on the high-risk antepartum unit for 2 years, followed by 5 years on Labor and Delivery. Read More.
Our Embryology Team
Kieran is certified as an Embryology Laboratory Director with over 25 years of experience. He has been with South Jersey Fertility Center since 1995. Read more.
Felicia joined South Jersey Fertility Center in 1995 a laboratory technologist in our endocrine and andrology lab. Read more.
Diane joined South Jersey Fertility Center in 1996 as a laboratory technologist in our endocrine and andrology laboratories. Read more.
Cheryl joined South Jersey Fertility Center in 2003 as a Medical Laboratory Technician in our Endocrine and Andrology Laboratory. Read more.