Owen Kidder Davis, M.D.
Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
< Back to Search Results

Owen Kidder Davis, M.D.

Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Profile Photo of Owen Kidder Davis, M.D.
Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

"The Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine's leadership role in the field of reproductive medicine and assisted reproductive technology is the direct result of the focus, dedication and pioneering efforts of the Center's clinicians, scientists and staff. Our intensive program of clinical and scientific research has furthered our understanding of the complexities of human reproduction and, most significantly, culminated in key innovations which have led to the optimization of fertility treatments. These cutting-edge clinical and technological capabilities, paired with our emphasis on tailoring treatment to patients' individual needs, have contributed to the Center's remarkable success rates."

Specialties and Expertise


  • Gynecologic Endocrinology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility


  • Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Laparoscopy
  • Reproductive Genetics
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Ovulation Induction
  • Reproductive Health
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Menstrual Disorder
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Abnormal Uterine and Vaginal Bleeding
  • Advanced Gynecologic Surgery
  • Amenorrhea
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Assisted Reproduction
  • Assisted Reproductive Techniques
  • Cryopreservation
  • Female Hirsutism
  • Egg Donation
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Hormones
  • Female Pelvic Surgery
  • Fertility
  • Fertilization
  • Fibroid Surgery
  • Fibroid Tumor
  • Gynecologic Hormonal Disorders
  • Gynecological Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Hirsutism
  • Hormone Disorder
  • Hormone Replacement
  • Hormone Testing
  • Hysteroscopic Procedures
  • Hysteroscopic-Advanced Surgery
  • Female Infertility
  • Infertility Assessment
  • Infertility Procedures
  • Infertility Surgery
  • Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Insertions
  • Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
  • Irregular Periods/Menstrual Cycles
  • Irregular Menstrual Bleeding
  • Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery
  • Male Infertility
  • Menopause
  • Menorrhagia
  • Minimally Invasive Gyn Surgery
  • Miscarriage
  • Myomectomy
  • Ovarian Cyst
  • Ovarian Hormone Disorders
  • Ovulation
  • Ovulation Induction Monitoring
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Polycystic Ovary
  • Post Menopausal Problems
  • Postcoital Test
  • Pregnancy Losses
  • Reproductive Endocrine Abnormality
  • Reproductive Loss
  • Reproductive Surgery
  • Semen Analysis
  • Transvaginal Ultrasound
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Tubal Surgery
  • Tuboplasty
  • Uterine Biopsy
  • Uterine Fibroid


Dr. Owen K. Davis is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine and Associate Director of the In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Program at the Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine (CRM) at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is a world-renowned specialist and leader in the field of reproductive medicine, and a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist and reproductive endocrinologist.

Dr. Davis is currently President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and has previously served as President of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. In addition, he has served as the Chief of the Division of Gynecology of Weill Cornell Medical College and is a member and former Chair of Weill Cornell Medical Center's Institutional Review Board.

Dr. Davis' extensive work and research in the field of reproductive medicine bring to patients an essential combination of experience and knowledge of the latest developments in the specialty, including the most advanced medical, surgical and assisted reproductive techniques. Dr. Davis earned his B.A. at Swarthmore College and his M.D. at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, and his subspecialty fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, where he served as Instructor in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Davis is an Associate Editor of Fertility and Sterility and has authored more than 85 articles on a range of topics in reproductive medicine for leading medical journals. He has presented numerous research abstracts at medical conferences in the U.S. and abroad. He has also authored or co-authored more than 25 chapters for medical text books. His research interests run the gamut of assisted reproductive technology and reproductive endocrinology.

Dr. Davis is profiled in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World. He has been listed in New York Magazine's Best Doctors, New York Super Doctors and Castle & Connolly's Top Doctors - New York Metro Area.

Please call (646) 962-3765 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

You may also visit http://www.ivf.org, CRM's patient resource website, for more information.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

1978 - John Lockwood Memorial Fellowship, Swarthmore College
1981 - Alpha Omega Alpha
1982 - Graduate Honors (ranked first in class of 102)
1982 - Faculty Award, Bowman Gray School of Medicine
1982 - Obstetrical and Gynecological Merit Award, Bowman Gray School of Medicine
2000 - American Infertility Association Family Building Award
2000 - present Profiled in Top Doctors
2000 - present Profiled in Who's Who in America

Top Doctors
Owen Kidder Davis, M.D. has been named one of America's Top Doctors by Castle Connolly. Across 65 medical specialties, 404 Weill Cornell Medicine physicians have been awarded this designation.

Learn more


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Professor of Reproductive Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 1982


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

Advisory/Scientific Board Member:
Alife Health
Alife Health