Alan B Copperman
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Alan B Copperman, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN), Reproductive Endocrinology

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Dr. Alan B. Copperman is Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Vice Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at the Mount Sinai Health System. He also is a Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and serves as Medical Director of RMA of New York.

An experienced and respected clinician, Dr. Copperman has published more than 100 original peer reviewed and invited manuscripts and book chapters on reproductive medicine. He has co-authored over 250 scientific abstracts on infertility, in vitro fertilization, egg freezing, ovum donation, and reproductive genetics. He is frequently quoted in print and digital media, including The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times, Daily News, WebMD, SELF,, Parenting magazine,, and Refinery29. Dr. Copperman is often featured on local and nationally-televised news shows, including FOX 5 NY Live, CBS This Morning, Huffington Post Live, Anderson Cooper 360, and 20/20. He has been named to New York magazine’s list of Best Doctors for seventeen consecutive years, and Castle Connolly and SuperDoctors annually have recognized Dr. Copperman as one of the top fertility doctors.

Dr. Copperman received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from New York Medical College. After earning his degree in medicine, Dr. Copperman completed his residency in OB/GYN at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He continued his training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, where he has practiced since.  Dr. Copperman is board certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility as well as in obstetrics and gynecology. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.


Dr. Copperman discusses fertility testing for young women and industry advancements with Harper’s Bazaar.

Dr.  Copperman discusses taking antidepressants while trying to get pregnant, at  

Awareness and advancements in medicine credited for lower U.S. infertility rates, Dr. Copperman tells FOX 5.

Dr. Copperman provides insight to fertility after pregnancy, at

Reproducing is not as easy as people think, Dr. Copperman tells SELF magazine.

Dr. Copperman weighs in on study linking fertility treatments with possible risk of cardiovascular disease, telling Time today’s fertility treatments are dramatically different from previous technologies used.

Ovarian aging is the most common limiting factor to a woman’s success of conceiving a healthy pregnancy, Dr. Copperman explains to Healthline.


CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
Hospital Affiliations
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital