Our Doctors

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Dr. J. O’Keane, MB, BCh. B.A.O., FRCSC

Dr. O'Keane completed his medical school training at the National University of Ireland in 1980.  He completed his fellowship training in general obstetrics and gynecology in 1987 at Memorial University of Newfoundland.  He subsequently received fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology at the University of British Columbia.  He served as Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Memorial University from 1988-1990.  He joined the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Dalhousie University in 1990 and became Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Dalhousie University in 1995.    He joined the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Calgary in 1996.

He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Calgary. He served as Residency Program Director at the University of Calgary from 1998 to 2008.  He was a Royal College examiner for obstetrics and gynecology from 1998 to 2004 and was a member of the Royal College Nucleus Exam Committee in Obstetrics and Gynecology from 2000 to 2004.  His main interests are in vitro fertilization and obstetrical outcome of advanced reproductive techniques.

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Dr. N. Paterson, MD, FRCSC, GREI

Dr. Paterson recently joined the Regional Fertility Program after completing her fellowship in Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital.

She completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Western Ontario and a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Glasgow, Scotland.  She then pursued a Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Ottawa and subsequently completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Paterson’s clinical and research interests include advanced reproductive technology, weight and reproduction and uterine fibroids. She has been a guest speaker at national meetings and published her research in several peer-reviewed journals and at national and international conferences.

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Dr. J. Min, MD, FRCSC, GREI

Dr. Min completed Bachelor of Science degrees in Biochemistry and Psychology at the University of Calgary. He then earned his Doctor of Medicine degree with Distinction, and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alberta. Following his two year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Ottawa in 2006, he joined the Ottawa Fertility Centre as and was appointed Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa. He joined the Regional Fertility Program in 2010 and is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Min is certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  He is currently President-Elect of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, and is the founding Chair of its Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee. Dr. Min has been an invited speaker at both national and international meetings and conferences, and has published scholarly articles and clinical practice guidelines in peer-reviewed journals. His practice includes all areas of reproductive care, with particular interest in in vitro fertilization, male infertility and quality assurance in assisted reproduction.

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Dr. S. C. Foong, MD, FRCSC, Medical Director

Dr. Foong completed medical training in 1997 followed by a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Calgary. She subsequently completed a 3-year American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Mayo Clinic, USA. During this time, she was selected as one of "America's Top Physicians 2004-2005" by the Consumers' Research Council of America. Upon returning to Canada, Dr. Foong was appointed to the position of Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology where she was on staff at the Mt. Sinai Hospital Reproductive Biology Unit. Dr. Foong returned to Calgary in 2006 where she currently practices at the Regional Fertility Program and is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Foong's clinical and research interests include fertility preservation and premature ovarian failure. She has presented and published her research in several peer-reviewed journals and at both national and international conferences.

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Dr. B. C. Wong, MD, FRCSC, FACOG (REI)

Dr. Wong joined the Regional Fertility Program staff in August 2004 as a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist.  He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Calgary.  Dr. Wong completed his MD degree at the University of Alberta in 1996.  He graduated with honours in research.  Following completion of his medical school, he decided to pursue specialty training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Calgary.  He received his fellowship certification in obstetrics and gynecology in 2000.  He subsequently did a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.  Dr. Wong is an American-Board-Certified reproductive endrocrinologist and infertility specialist.  He is also a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist.

Dr. Wong is the primary or contributing author of articles published in major journals such as Fertility and Sterility, Human Reproduction, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecologists of Canada.  His current research interests are in the area of advanced reproductive technology, embryo implantation, menopause and polycystic ovarian syndrome.

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Dr. S. G. Scott, MD, FRCSC

Dr. Scott completed her medical degree at the University of Western Ontario in 1979.  She then went on to do a residency in internal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Ottawa.  In 1985 she moved to Calgary to complete her residency in obstetrics and gynecology and to do a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.  Dr. Scott joined the Regional Fertility Program in 1988 and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Calgary.  Her practice is confined solely to reproductive endocrinology and infertility and her area of clinical interest is third party reproduction.  She currently coordinates the surrogacy and egg donor programs at the Regional Fertility Program.