Dr. Christopher Sipe sees patients at these Fertility Centers of Illinois locations: Oakbrook Terrace and Chicago/River North

Dr. Christopher Sipe is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI), and has been practicing medicine since 2003. He completed his residency training at Northwestern University, where he received numerous awards for excellence in laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery. Following residency, Dr. Sipe started a successful Obstetrics and Gynecology practice and was chosen by Consumers’ Research Council of America as one of “America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists.” He completed fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Iowa. Dr. Sipe is well published and has presented at both national and international forums focusing on improving a couple’s fertility. His clinical expertise encompasses Infertility, Menstrual Irregularities, and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). Dr. Sipe’s warm, engaging personality has been praised by patients, as has his excellence in personalized patient care.

Q&A with Dr. Sipe:

What do you like best about being a physician in reproductive medicine?
I truly like working with people and helping couples fulfill their dreams of a family.

In practice, what are you most proud of?
I offer science-based individualized care that recognizes every couple is different.

Why did you choose to work in the field of reproductive medicine?
I was drawn to the field because I love helping people. Family is very important to me, so assisting other people to overcome their difficulties with infertility is the ultimate career. Our field of infertility uses cutting edge technology to help achieve that goal, so each day there is something new to learn.

What do you consider your “special areas of interest” in reproductive medicine and why?
I specialize in couples who have ovulatory disorders like PCOS, exercise induced amenorrhea and hypothalamic amenorrhea.  Surgically, I specialize in hysteroscopy for uterine anomalies and other uterine pathology.

What is your approach to medicine?
I believe in treating each patient as an individual, using the latest scientific studies and technologic advancements to help.

What do you do for fun in your spare time? What are your hobbies?
I enjoy cooking and playing sports with my children.

Medical School
Doctor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 1995-1999

Residency
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University’s Prentice Women’s Hospital, 1999-2003

Fellowship
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Iowa, 2004-2007

Hospital Privileges
900 North Michigan Surgery Center
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Alexian Brothers Medical Center
Ambulatory SurgiCenter Downers Grove
Loyola Ambulatory Surgery Center Oakbrook

Special Awards
Named in “Best Doctors” 2008-2013

Media Appearances

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Dr. Sipe talks about women in their 30s freezing their eggs and employers who are covering it as a benefit.