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Frank González, MD, FACOG

Professor, Director of Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (Interim)

Director of the Laboratory for Reproductive Endocrine and Inflammation Research

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Office Phone:

(312) 355-3245

Related Sites:

Center for Women’s Health, REI

Office Phone:

(312) 355-2634


Dr. Frank González provides comprehensive care to couples with infertility and manages hormonal imbalances that affect menstrual function. He is a nationally recognized expert on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), the most common hormonal imbalance in premenopausal women. Dr. González is a formally trained physician-scientist and his lab is an integral part of his translational research program. His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health and is focused on studying the effects of nutrient-induced inflammation in the development of ovarian dysfunction, insulin resistance, β-cell dysfunction and atherogenesis in PCOS.

Dr. González completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, and completed a residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Rochester General Hospital, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry in Rochester, NY. Dr. González subsequently completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH.

Dr. González is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology as well as the subspecialty of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. He is active in the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society and the Endocrine Society.

Dr. González is fluent in Spanish.

Formal Research Training:

  • Women’s Reproductive Health Research Scholar
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Research Funding:

  • NIH/NIDDK R01, “Treating Inflammation in PCOS to Ameliorate Ovarian Dysfunction” 2017-2022, Principal Investigator.
  • NIH/NICHD R01, “3/4, University of Illinois at Chicago Clinical Site – Reproductive Medicine Collaborative Consortium: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of EGCG to Improve Fertility in Women with Uterine Fibroids” 2019-2024, Co-Principal Investigator.


B.A. Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
M.D. Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: University of Rochester
Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University