ArkLaTex Fertility Cornerstones of Care: Compassion, Communication, Quality
David T. Vandermolen, M.D., M.S. founded ArkLaTex Fertility and Reproductive Medicine to provide highest quality cost-effective fertility treatment, and it produced nationally recognized pregnancy success rates without sacrificing patient care. The latest advances in reproductive medicine will maximize your chances of conceiving, and Dr. Vandermolen and his team commit to creating an atmosphere of respect, compassion and open dialogue as we work together to achieve your goal of becoming a parent.
Unparalleled Credentials and Infertility Services
ArkLaTex Fertility is a full-time and full-service reproductive center with a fellowship-trained and board-certified reproductive endocrinologist and accredited IVF lab. For more than 20 years, we have partnered with thousands of couples to build families in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and beyond. We look forward to helping you.
Dr. Vandermolen serves as director of ArkLaTex Fertility and Reproductive Medicine, and is dual certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology/ Infertility and Obstetrics & Gynecology. Advanced training, experience and intuition uniquely position Dr. Vandermolen to increase the chances for fertility treatment success. Adding to his experience, in addition to reading journals and attending meetings, Dr. Vandermolen recently completed a Master’s degree in Embryology, Andrology, (Reproductive Clinical Sciences) at the prestigious Jones Institute of Eastern Virginia Medical School where in vitro fertilization was first developed in the United States. This combination of both experience and commitment to up to date training and technology is not commonly found, and Dr. Vandermolen brings it to his patients and the reproductive center.
ArkLaTex Fertility provides comprehensive fertility treatment options
- In-vitro fertilization (IVF) in conjunction with our onsite accredited IVF lab
- Minimally invasive fertility surgery
- Basic yet thorough fertility evaluations to identify causes of female and male infertility and ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination and other simpler treatments.
Meet the ArkLaTex Fertility Team
Dr. David T. Vandermolen leads the day-to-day operations at our fertility clinic, while advancing reproductive medicine as a professor/clinical specialist of obstetrics and gynecology at LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, where he also serves as Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Dr. Vandermolen contributes to the field of reproductive endocrinology by performing and publishing fertility research. ArkLaTex Fertility and Reproductive Medicine’s renowned fertility specialist also receives accolades from local and national publications:
- U.S. News and World Report Top Doctor — 2012
- Shreveport-Bossier Magazine Top Fertility Physician
- Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2014, 2015, 2017
Melissa Pietsch-RN IVF coordinator a caring and experienced R.N. coordinating the ArkLaTex Fertility and Reproductive Medicine IVF Program.
Nathailia Archer, B.S. practice manager, has been working in the field of Reproductive Medicine for more than 18 years. She understands and assists patients through the financial and logistical aspects of reproductive care.
J.B. Paul, Ph.D., H.C.L.D. laboratory director, has more than 18 years of specializing in human embryology. Dr. Paul earned an M.S. and Ph.D. from Louisiana State University, and is trained in reproductive biology and embryology, and comparative embryology.
Qiang Xiang, M.S., ELD Embryologist/Andrologist, has more than 15 years of experience in human embryology and andrology to treat infertility.
Eric Franklin, MLT has more than six years of experience in andrology and endocrine assays.