WALTHAM, MA, UNITED STATES, June 2, 2021 -- Boston IVF, a pioneer in reproductive healthcare and innovative research, today announced that bilingual physician Sandy Li, MD has joined its Boston fertility practice and telemedicine team.
Dr. Li will initially treat patients at Boston IVF’s fertility center in Downtown Boston, with more locations to be added soon. Fluent in both English and Mandarin Chinese, Dr. Li specializes in all aspects of care for female and male infertility, LGBTQ+ family-building, egg freezing, fertility preservation prior to cancer treatment, and more.
Dr. Li’s arrival marks a progressive moment in the region’s ability to deliver more culturally and linguistically competent reproductive care. She becomes the only current Mandarin-speaking fertility specialist in Boston and throughout New England.
With Greater Boston possessing the s Chinese population on the East Coast, Dr. Li and her team immediately become an essential family-building resource for both national and international patients who lack access to fertility treatments due to language barriers.
“To add a reproductive endocrinologist of Dr. Li’s experience and reputation is exciting for both our patients and our growing fertility network,” said David Stern, MBA – Boston IVF’s Chief Executive Officer. “Communication and trust are key facets of healthcare. The addition of Dr. Li is an important step in Boston IVF’s mission to provide patients with access to skilled reproductive healthcare providers who speak the same language and understand their unique cultural backgrounds. We want the future of family-building to be as inclusive as possible and look forward to Dr. Li’s leadership in her new role.”
Dr. Li joins Boston IVF from Shady Grove Fertility Center in Washington, D.C., where she played a leading role in expanding the practice’s treatment program for Mandarin-speaking patients. Dr. Li earned two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Biology and Biochemistry from Brandeis University before completing a Master of Arts in Medical Science from Boston University, a Doctorate of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine, her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital and fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Duke University.
"I am truly honored to join Boston IVF and stand alongside our English and Mandarin-speaking patients who wish to build a family,” said Dr. Li. “It’s a proud moment for me to return to Boston – where I emigrated from China as a teenager. The city of Boston and New England has always held a special place in my heart. I look forward to providing both our local community and international visitors with the highest level of respect and fertility care they deserve.”