Roger A. Lobo, M.D.
received his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School in Washington, D.C., and completed his residency in Obstetrics and
Gynecology at the Chicago Lying-in Hospital at the University of Chicago. He went on to complete a clinical research fellowship in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles.
He has since held numerous teaching positions, including Assistant and Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where he was later promoted to full Professor. In 1995 he came to the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City where he was named the Willard C. Rappleye Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Chairman of the Department. He was also appointed Director of the Center for Reproductive Sciences at the College of Physicians and Surgeons and Director of the Sloane Hospital for Women, Columbia University Medical Center, one of the most prestigious women’s health centers in the country. He remains as a Full tenured Professor in the Department and is Fellowship Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
In addition to a successful career in academics, Dr. Lobo has excelled in other aspects of professional medicine, serving as the Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Training Program at the University of Southern California for 11 years and was a member of the subspecialty division of the American Board. He has provided outside consulting services for many large pharmaceutical laboratories. He has functioned as Editor, Editorial Board member and/or Consultant for over 30 peer-reviewed medical journals in his field, and has authored over 510 articles and 22 books. Dr. Lobo helped found the Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (Reproductive Sciences) and served as Editor-in-Chief from its inception until July, 2006. He was President of the Society for the years 1997-1998. He is also a member of many other prestigious societies and has been on the board and president of these societies as well. He has received several awards over the years for teaching, service and his research. He has been on the Board of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and was the society’s President in 2011.
He has contributed Chapters to and edited several important medical textbooks. His book Treatment of the Post-Menopausal Woman is in its Third Edition. Another text, Menopause, was published in early 2000. Currently, Dr. Lobo is the lead Editor for the Seventh Edition of Contemporary Gynecology, published in 2016.
Dr. Lobo has done extensive research in various areas of reproductive endocrinology and infertility. His primary research interests are in reproductive endocrinology, specifically in hyperandrogenic disorders and polycystic ovary syndrome. He also carried out extensive research in gamete biology, induction of ovulation, IVF, and estrogen metabolism and the treatment of postmenopausal women. He has excelled in his areas of clinical interest and practice which include reproductive endocrinology, infertility, and menopause.