Dr. Jan Friberg

JAN FRIBERG, M.D., PH.D., specializes in the treatment of individuals with fertility problems.

Dr. Jan Friberg is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, as well as in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Jan Friberg interest in fertility dates back to 1964 when he worked with Sweden's Professor Carl Gemzell. Professor Gemzell invented the urine pregnancy test in the late 1950's and developed the predecessor to the hormone stimulation now used in infertility and IVF treatments.

Dr. Friberg studied with a Ford Foundation Fellowship, and in 1974, received his doctorate in reproductive immunology from the University of Uppsala, Sweden where he also obtained his medical degree later that same year. Dr. Friberg moved to the United States in 1975 and completed his residency at the Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He has held many professorships in both Sweden and the United States, and has served as Chief of Infertility at Chicago's Mt. Sinai Hospital Medical Center where he worked 1981 - 1989.

Dr. Friberg was co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer and served as an editorial board member of the American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. He has made 138 international presentations on fertility and related subjects, and has authored articles in 165 international publications. He holds active membership in 17 scientific and professional organizations. Of his work, Dr. Friberg states, "We do everything possible to help those with fertility problems realize their dream of having a child. We believe in hope."

Academic Background

01/1966 — M.B. Degree. University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
05/1974 — Ph.D. Degree (Specializing in Reproductive Immunology), University of Uppsala
12/1974 — M.D. Degree. University of Uppsala
12/1974 - 06/1975 — Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Uppsala
07/1975 - 06/1978 — Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Downstate Medical Center, New York
07/1978 - 06/1980 — Fellowship, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Downstate Medical Center
07/1980 - 10/1981 — Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Downstate Medical Center
11/1981 - 05/1986 — Associate Professor, Department of ObGyn, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
06/1986 - 07/1989 — Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
08/1989 - Present, Advanced Institute for Infertility, Chicago, Illinois

Board Certification

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology,November 12, 1981

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, December 9, 1983


Professional Membership

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists - ACOG

American Society for Reproductive Medicine - ASRM

The Society for Reproductive Surgeons (an affiliated society to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

American Society for Reproductive Immunology

Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology

Chicago Women's Wellness Center, LLC - Clinic Contact Information

The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS)

Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

American Medical Association

Winnetka Chamber of Commerce