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Ruben Alvero, Professor

MD. (1985) F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine



Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Campus Box B198

Academic Offices 1, Room 4421
Phone: 720-848-1833

Ruben.Alvero@ucdenver.edu


Research Interests

My research interests have evolved over the years. In fellowship, I was fascinated by communication between the embryo and the endometrium and I published several papers on this interaction. My specialty certification thesis, however, was a clinical evaluation on nutrition and its impact on the hypothalamic-pituitary-axis. I continued this focus with several studies on the impact of nutrition on polycystic ovarian syndrome. I have also recently become interested in both health disparities and access to health care as well as medical education.


Dr. Alvero's clinical research interests include:​

  • Assisted reproductive technologies
  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
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Parker JD, Alvero RJ, Luterzo J, Segars JH, Armstrong AY. Assessment of resident competency in the performance of sonohysterography: does the level of training impact the accuracy?
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Aug;191(2):582-6.

Armstrong A, Neithardt AB, Alvero R, Sharara FI, Bush M, Segars J. The role of fallopian tube anastomosis in training fellows: a survey of current reproductive endocrinology fellows and practitioners. Fertil Steril. 2004 Aug;82(2):495-7.

Alvero R, Hearns-Stokes RM, Catherino WH, Leondires MP, Segars JH. The presence of blood in the transfer catheter negatively influences outcome at embryo transfer. Hum Reprod. 2003 Sep;18(9):1848-52.

Alvero R. Assisted reproductive technologies: toward improving implantation rates and reducing high-order multiple gestations. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2002 Aug;57(8):519-29. Review.

Scott L, Alvero R, Leondires M, Miller B. The morphology of human pronuclear embryos is positively related to blastocyst development and implantation. Hum Reprod. 2000 Nov;15(11):2394-403.


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