Cecilia L Schmidt-Sarosi

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Cecilia L Schmidt-Sarosi, M.D.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obs/Gyn)

Clinical Addresses

51 East 67th Street
Ground Floor
New York, NY 10065
Hours: Mon. 7:30 - 5; Tue. 7:30 - 5; Wed. 7:30 - 5; Thu. 7:30 - 5; Fri. 7:30 - 5
Phone: 212-535-5350
Fax: 212-535-5080

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Medical Specialties

Obstetrics/Gynecology, Gynecology

Medical Expertise

Annual Exam, Fibroids, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Infertility, Menopause/Perimenopause, Operative Hysteroscopy, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Fertility Preservation, Pelvic Pain, Adolescent Gynecology, Egg Freezing/Preservation, Operative Laparoscopy, Gynecologic Imaging, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Invitro Fertilization, Birth Control, Well Woman Care/Exam, Reproductive Endocrinology

I am a Board-certified, fellowship-trained gynecologist specializing in the comprehensive evaluation and management of women with infertility and reproductive endocrine disorders, including polycystic ovarian disease and menopause. I am a specialist in IVF/Oocyte Donation with over 25 years of clinical experience. I also have expertise in the surgical treatment of ovarian cysts, congenital uterine anomalies, endometriosis, pelvic/peri-tubal adhesions and fibroids, using advanced laparoscopy and hysteroscopy. My creed is to provide state-of-the-art care for each patient in an environment marked by compassion and respect.



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Board Certification

1984 — Ab Obstetrics & Gynecology (Reproduc Endocrin & Infertility)
1993 — Ab Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics & Gynecology


1972-1976 — New York University School of Medicine, Medical Education
1976-1980 — NYU Medical Center (Obstetrics & Gynecology), Residency Training
1980-1982 — NYU Medical Center (Reproductive Endocrinology), Clinical Fellowships

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -


Birth weight is associated with inner cell mass grade of blastocysts
Licciardi, Frederick; McCaffrey, Caroline; Oh, Cheongeun; Schmidt-Sarosi, Cecilia; McCulloh, David H
2014 Dec;:86-93, Fertility & sterility
— id: 1410682, year: 2014, vol: , page: 86, stat: Journal Article,

Viable pregnancies can occur after 24-hour incubation of ejaculated sperm before intracytoplasmic sperm injection
Schmidt-Sarosi, Cecilia; Centola, Grace M; Abeyawardene, Sena; Sarosi, Peter
2009 Apr;91(4 Suppl):1408-1410, Fertility & sterility
— id: 93273, year: 2009, vol: 91, page: 1408, stat: Journal Article,

Infertility in the older woman
Schmidt-Sarosi C
1998 Dec;41(4):940-950, Clinical obstetrics & gynecology
— id: 57251, year: 1998, vol: 41, page: 940, stat: Journal Article,

Chromosomal analysis of early fetal losses in relation to transvaginal ultrasonographic detection of fetal heart motion after infertility
Schmidt-Sarosi C; Schwartz LB; Lublin J; Kaplan-Grazi D; Sarosi P; Perle MA
1998 Feb;69(2):274-277, Fertility & sterility
— id: 57252, year: 1998, vol: 69, page: 274, stat: Journal Article,

The embryo versus endometrium controversy revisited as it relates to predicting pregnancy outcome in in-vitro fertilization-embryo transfer cycles
Schwartz LB; Chiu AS; Courtney M; Krey L; Schmidt-Sarosi C
1997 Jan;12(1):45-50, Human reproduction
— id: 12418, year: 1997, vol: 12, page: 45, stat: Journal Article,

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist and human menopausal gonadotropin (hMG) short protocol, but not hMG alone, rescues the corpus luteum from the preceding cycle
Castracane, V D; Schmidt-Sarosi, C L; Goldsmith, L T; Weiss, G
1996 Oct;66(4):577-581, Fertility & sterility
— id: 93274, year: 1996, vol: 66, page: 577, stat: Journal Article,

A tenaculum improves ovarian accessibility during difficult transvaginal follicular aspiration: a novel but simple technique
Licciardi FL; Schwartz LB; Schmidt-Sarosi C
1995 Mar;63(3):677-679, Fertility & sterility
— id: 12799, year: 1995, vol: 63, page: 677, stat: Journal Article,

Ovulation triggering in clomiphene citrate-stimulated cycles: human chorionic gonadotropin versus a gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist
Schmidt-Sarosi C; Kaplan DR; Sarosi P; Essig MN; Licciardi FL; Keltz M; Levitz M
1995 Mar;12(3):167-174, Journal of assisted reproduction & genetics
— id: 12797, year: 1995, vol: 12, page: 167, stat: Journal Article,

The efficacy of nafarelin acetate versus leuprolide acetate in conjunction with human menopausal gonadotropins for superovulation/intrauterine insemination
Schmidt-Sarosi CL; Yerovi LA Jr
1994 Jan-Feb;39(1):20-25, International journal of fertility & menopausal studies
— id: 13019, year: 1994, vol: 39, page: 20, stat: Journal Article,

Diabetes mellitus and fertility control: contraception management issues
Mestman, J H; Schmidt-Sarosi, C
1993 Jun;168(6 Pt 2):2012-2020, American journal of obstetrics & gynecology
— id: 93275, year: 1993, vol: 168, page: 2012, stat: Journal Article,

1993 MAY ;11(2):217-218, Seminars in reproductive endocrinology
— id: 52169, year: 1993, vol: 11, page: 217, stat: Journal Article,

1993 MAY ;11(2):U2-U3, Seminars in reproductive endocrinology
— id: 52166, year: 1993, vol: 11, page: U2, stat: Journal Article,

Poor in vitro fertilization outcome with semen yielding low sperm density "swim-ups" is not because of altered sperm motion parameters
Thanki KH; Gagliardi CL; Schmidt CL
1992 Oct;58(4):770-775, Fertility & sterility
— id: 18860, year: 1992, vol: 58, page: 770, stat: Journal Article,

Ovarian control of pituitary hormone secretion in early human pregnancy
Emmi AM; Skurnick J; Goldsmith LT; Gagliardi CL; Schmidt CL; Kleinberg D; Weiss G
1991 Jun;72(6):1359-1363, Journal of clinical endocrinology & metabolism
— id: 25517, year: 1991, vol: 72, page: 1359, stat: Journal Article,

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist improves the efficiency of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation/intrauterine insemination
Gagliardi CL; Emmi AM; Weiss G; Schmidt CL
1991 May;55(5):939-944, Fertility & sterility
— id: 25518, year: 1991, vol: 55, page: 939, stat: Journal Article,

Follicular development and oocyte maturation after stimulation with gonadotropins versus leuprolide acetate/gonadotropins during in vitro fertilization
Thanki KH; Schmidt CL
1990 Oct;54(4):656-660, Fertility & sterility
— id: 18861, year: 1990, vol: 54, page: 656, stat: Journal Article,

Synergistic effect of relaxin and progesterone on cyclic adenosine 3',5'-monophosphate levels in the rat uterus
Grazi, R V; Goldsmith, L T; Schmidt, C L; Von Hagen, S; Weiss, G
1988 Dec;159(6):1402-1406, American journal of obstetrics & gynecology
— id: 124844, year: 1988, vol: 159, page: 1402, stat: Journal Article,

Peripheral relaxin levels during pregnancy in a woman with homozygous familial hypobetalipoproteinemia
Schmidt, C L; Goldsmith, L T; Carr, B R; Weiss, G; Parker, C R Jr; Illingworth, D R
1988 Nov;50(5):815-817, Fertility & sterility
— id: 124843, year: 1988, vol: 50, page: 815, stat: Journal Article,

Progesterone and relaxin secretion in relation to the ultrastructure of human luteal cells in culture: effects of human chorionic gonadotropin
Schmidt CL; Black VH; Sarosi P; Weiss G
1986 Dec;155(6):1209-1219, American journal of obstetrics & gynecology
— id: 34881, year: 1986, vol: 155, page: 1209, stat: Journal Article,

Schmidt, CL; Epstein, JA; Sarosi, P; Wolman, SR; Weiss, G
1982 ;144(5):601-607, American journal of obstetrics & gynecology
— id: 30300, year: 1982, vol: 144, page: 601, stat: Journal Article,

Infected endometriotic cysts: clinical characterization and pathogenesis
Schmidt CL; Demopoulos RI; Weiss G
1981 Jul;36(1):27-30, Fertility & sterility
— id: 29022, year: 1981, vol: 36, page: 27, stat: Journal Article,