Fertility Center of Maryland - Dr. Santiago L. Padilla and Dr. Katherine M. Bass







Santiago L. Padilla, M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Dr. Padilla is a reproductive endocrinologist with over 30 years of experience in infertilit and in vitro fertilization. A graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan , Puerto Rico , in 1978, he completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland , in 1982. At the Medical Center of Georgia, Augusta, he pursued his fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility from 1982 to 1984. Dr. Padilla developed and directed in vitro fertilization program from 1984 to 1987 at the Medical College of Georgia. From 1987 to 1992, Dr. Padilla was Associate Director of the In Vitro Fertilization Program at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC). In 1992 Dr. Padilla founded the Fertility Center of Maryland and is the current medical director.

Dr. Padilla is a member of multiple Scientific and Professional Societies, including:

  • Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fellow of the American Colleve of Surgeons
  • American Society of Reproductive Medicine
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • Society of Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Society of Reproductive Surgeons
  • Society of Assisted Reproductive Techniques
  • Continental Gynecologic Society

Board Certification:

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Certified and re-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Certified and re-certified by the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Padilla has multiple publications in various subjects, including, but not limited to:

  • Use of Bromocriptine in Patients with Ovulation Disorders
  • Plasminogen and Peritoneal Fluid
  • Unruptured Ectopic Pregnancy in a Heterotopic Fallopian Tube
  • Ultrasound Guided Oocyte Retrieval for IVF
  • Effect of Maternal Age and Number of IVF Procedures on Pregnancy Outcome
  • Tailoring the Use of Leuprolide Acetate in Ovarian Stimulation for IVF

Book Chapters on:

  • "Genetic Sexual Abnormalities"
  • "Primary Amenorrhea"
  • "Ectopic Pregnancy"
"Our vision is to have the best fertility center in a private ambulatory setting and continually strive to improve the quality of our services."

Dr. Padilla's
Career Highlights:

  • Over 30 years experience in infertility
  • Developed and directed┬áthe Laser Laparoscopy and IVF Programs at the Medical College of Georgia
  • Associate Director of the IVF Program at GBMC
  • Founded Fertility Center of Maryland in 1992 and is the current medical director


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Fertility Center of Maryland









Fertility Center of Maryland (Towson)
110 West Road Suite 102
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone: 410-296-6400

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