John L. Frattarelli, MD, HCLD

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Dr. John L. Frattarelli is one of the most experienced board certified reproductive endocrinologists, obstetricians and gynecologists in Hawaii. He formerly served for 6 years (2000 to 2006) as the Medical and Practice Director for the Tripler IVF Institute in Honolulu, HI. During that time, he also served as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine. As an Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaii, he mentored and educated many medical students and residents who are currently practicing in Hawaii. Dr. Frattarelli also served as the Chief of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility division at Tripler Army Medical Center from 2000 to 2006.

Dr. Frattarelli is one of only a few fertility physicians in the world to also be certified as an HCLD (High Complexity Lab Director). Dr. Frattarelli is the Medical, Practice and Laboratory Director for the Fertility Institute of Hawaii IVF Laboratory, which services ARMG of Hawaii. This allows Dr. Frattarelli to provide singular and expert oversight for all Clinical and Laboratory aspects of the Infertility practices.

Dr. Frattarelli completed his undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He received his M.D. from the University of Tennessee School of Medicine. He completed an Internship and Residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, followed by a Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

From 2006 to 2008, Dr. Frattarelli was a physician with Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey, one of the largest and most successful reproductive medicine groups in the world. At Reproductive Medicine Associates, Dr. Frattarelli was the Clinical Research Director and under his direction the practice received national and international attention with multiple research awards, protocols, and publications. During this time, he was also an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ.

Dr. Frattarelli is a member of several national and international societies and among other positions has served as Chair for the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Associates, Chair for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Subspecialist CREOG Examination Committee, and Clinical Director on the Executive Council for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART). He is an avid award-winning researcher and lecturer with several national and international presentations and published manuscripts. He serves as an ad hoc reviewer for more than 10 peer review medical journals. His research interests have focused on reproductive endocrinology and ways to improve infertility diagnosis and treatment, particularly in the areas of diminished ovarian reserve, infertility surgery, ultrasonography, polycystic ovarian syndrome, recurrent miscarriages, endometriosis, ovulation induction, male aging, and in vitro fertilization.

Above all Dr. Frattarelli is a compassionate physician who understands the needs and fears of his patients. He realizes that every patient has specific concerns. He provides personalized care to treat each patient as an individual in order to optimize each patient’s treatment outcome.