Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obehi Asemota specializes in all aspects of reproductive medicine, including fertility preservation (egg and embryo freezing), in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection, LGBT reproduction, ovulation induction, third party reproduction, and recurrent pregnancy loss. Her practice is focused on working with couples who are struggling with infertility, to assist them in building a healthy family by empowering and educating them on all available fertility treatment options. She will also be contributing to the expansion of oncofertility services offered at the University of Chicago Medicine.
Asemota’s research has been published in Seminars in Reproductive Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Fertility and Sterility. She received the Mary Ellen Hartman Award for Outstanding Social Consciousness in Leadership from Drexel University College of Medicine and the AstraZeneca Community Service Scholarship. She is a member of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She also serves as a member at large of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s Women’s Council.
Asemota received her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Chicago and her MD from Drexel University College of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, where she served as academic chief resident. She was also a fellow in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Montefiore Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Health–Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.