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Lawrence B. Werlin, MD
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Lawrence B. Werlin, MD

(949) 726-0600
Primary Specialties
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
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Lawrence Werlin, MD
15500 Sand Canyon Avenue
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 726-0600
(949) 726-0601
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Physician Bio

Practicing in Orange County since 1982, Dr. Lawrence B. Werlin is a nationally noted specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI), is the founder and Medical Director of Coastal Fertility Medical Center, Irvine, California, USA.

Dr. Werlin was the Founder & Director of the Hoag Memorial Hospital Fertility Services. He serves as Professor in the Division of REI at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), where he has been a member of the clinical faculty since 1982.

His credentials as a leader in Reproductive Endocrinology and infertility earn Dr. Werlin the respect of his peers and patients. Dr. Werlin pioneered the use of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) in Southern California, and is considered a nationally noted expert in its application. He was the principal investigator of three major PGD studies that are forging the way for the future of reproductive medicine.

Among his many accomplishments, Dr.Werlin was honored as the recipient of the National Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine at the National Institute of Health. He also served as Chairman of the validation Committee for the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies for nearly a decade.

Dr. Werlin has been listed as one of Orange Coast Magazine’s Top Doctors of Orange County continuously from 1996 to 2018. He has been selected Best Doctor in America, 1996 through 2016.; Los Angeles Magazine’s Southern California Super Doctor for his specialty (REI) from 2008 through 2018; and chosen as one of America’s Top Obstetricians & Gynecologists from 2002 through 2014. In addition, he was the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award in 2008 through 2014; has been featured consistently in Who’s Who & Medicine and Healthcare since 2002, and was most recently voted “Most Compassionate Doctor in America” from 2008 through 2014. His most recent achievements include 2014 “Best Doctors in America” from Best Doctors Inc. and the 2014 Star Award for Scientific Research Presentations by American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).

Dr. Werlin is a member of American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), The Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (PCRS), and serves on the Medical Advisory Board for Resolve. He has authored numerous abstracts and articles in peer review journals in his subspecialty, and is currently a reviewer for the journal “Fertility & Sterility”.


  • Medical School:
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine - 1976
  • Internship:
    LAC-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (Internal Medicine)
  • Residency:
    LAC-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (Obstetrics/Gynecology)
  • Fellowship:
    National Institutes of Health (Obstetrics/Gynecology)
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