Dr. Glenn L. Schattman is an Associate Professor at The Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine (CRM) of Weill Cornell Medical College. He earned his undergraduate degree from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, his medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, and completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Schattman completed his training with a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Center for Reproductive Medicine at Weill Cornell and joined the Center’s faculty in 1993.
Dr. Schattman’s current work is focused on fertility preservation for cancer patients, both before and after treatment. Quality of life in cancer survivors includes the ability to have a family. He was a founding member of the Alliance for Fertility Preservation and now serves as its Chairman. Education and access to fertility preservation information and services are a critical part of the organization’s mission. He is also involved in research on ovarian tissue cryopreservation and improving tissue re-vascularization to reduce the stress and follicle loss associated with transplantation.
Teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and fellows is also a large part of Dr. Schattman’s role at Weill Cornell. In addition to receiving a “Best Doctor” award, he has been honored for his teaching with the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Excellence in Teaching Award and the Best Teacher Award at New York Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center.