Robert Skaf, MD, FACOG


Board Certified Fertility Specialist:

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

After 30 years of service, Dr. Skaf has retired as of June 2019.

Dr. Skaf founded South Jersey Fertility Center in 1989 and established the first IVF center in the area. He has impacted the lives of countless families throughout his career and has left behind a legacy that will continue for years to come.

After Dr. Skaf completed his Reproductive Endocrine training in 1981, he was appointed Division Head at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, NJ. During those 8 years (1981-1989) he was in charge of the medical students’ curriculum and was instrumental in training many of the OB/GYN physicians in the area. In 1983, Dr. Skaf was the first physician in the state to perform CO2 laser laparoscopy for the treatment of endometriosis and pelvic adhesions. During his tenure, he became Associate Professor. Currently he is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Robert Wood Johnson and Jefferson Medical Schools. In 1989, Dr. Skaf established the first outpatient In-Vitro Fertilization Program in the area. He was the former Chief of the Reproductive Endocrinology section at Virtua Hospital. He was the recipient of the Philip J. Williams Junior Fellow Prize Paper on his work in Androgenic Response to Menotropin Therapy and FSH Bioassay. He has given many presentations in the field of Laser and Operative Laparoscopy in addition to Assisted Reproductive Technologies both nationally and internationally.

His work overseas resulted in the birth of the first GIFT baby in Syria. As a clinical investigator he has published articles in major journals and presented his work at scientific meetings. His publications in the area of reproductive endocrinology describe original scientific findings on such topics as ovarian follicular biology and recurrent pregnancy loss. At the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) a presentation on endometrial pathology for which he collaborated won the award for the most outstanding poster presentation. At the 1998 ASRM meeting he presented important advances in the practice of IVF which were made at South Jersey Fertility Center and are now being applied to the care and management of the Center’s patients. He presented our Center’s progress in IVF techniques to fellow gynecologist at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists – District III annual meeting in 2004.


Best Doctor in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by the Courier Post.
Top Physician by South Jersey Magazine in 2006-2008, 2010-2018.
Top Physician for Women by South Jersey Magazine in 2010, 2012-2013, 2014, 2016, 2018.
Top Doc by SJ magazine in 2005, 2006 and 2008.

Education and Affiliations

Medical School:
Damascus University Medical School 1968-1973
Long Island College Hospital 1975-1976
Lutheran Medical Center/Downstate University 1976-1979
Obstetrics and Gynecology
UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School 1979-1981
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Professional Societies:
Diplomat, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Society of Reproductive Surgeons
Philadelphia Area Reproductive Endocrine Society
Philadelphia Obstetrical Society
The Endocrine Society
Arab American Medical Association
Philadelphia Endocrine Society
New Jersey OB/GYN Society

Hospital Affiliations:
Virtua West Jersey Hospital
Virtua Memorial Hospital
Atlantic City Medical Center
Southern Ocean County Hospital
Kennedy Health System
Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center
Surgical Center of South Jersey
Atlanticare Surgery Center
Kennedy Surgery Center
Summit Surgical Center


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