Dr. Bayrak is the founder and the medical director of LA IVF, a fertility clinic in Los Angeles California, and one of the highly regarded fertility specialists in the country. Born in Northampton, Massachusetts, he lived in the Midwest, Boston and New York during his training years. After medical school, Dr. Bayrak carried out research in reproductive medicine focusing on initiation of egg growth and delaying menopause at the State University of New York. Based on his original research as an intern, he won the “Price Paper” of The Brooklyn Gynecological Society. After his research experience, he completed a four year residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the New York Methodist Hospital - The Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. He was selected as “Best Resident” by the Physicians Alumni Association and in the subsequent year awarded with the “Special Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures Award” for his advanced skills in laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures.
Following his general Obstetrics and Gynecology training in New York, he completed a three year fellowship program in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. In the first year of fellowship training, he won the “Price Paper Award” of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society with his landmark study on Hyperprolactinemia. Additionally, in the following years he was awarded with The Pacific Coast Obstetrical and Gynecological Society’s Frank Lynch Memorial Essay Award, American Society for Reproductive Medicine/Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship Research Prize Paper Award, The European Society for Photobiology Fellowship Award and The Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, Cook-Davajan In-Training Awards. Most recently, he was selected as one of the “Top Fertility Specialists” and named as the “Doctors’ Doctor”. Dr. Bayrak is double board certified in the field of General Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
Dr. Bayrak started his private practice career in Manhattan, New York where he practiced for few years before coming back to Los Angeles to become the medical director of the Southern California offices of the largest national fertility practice. He continues his professional career as the founder and medical director of LA IVF Clinic with clinics located in West Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Pasadena and the Inland Empire.
Dr. Bayrak’s clinical expertise includes treating “unexplained infertility” cases, decreased egg reserve, advanced reproductive age, complex infertility, recurrent pregnancy loss, laparoscopic pelvic surgery, third party reproduction (egg/sperm donation and surrogacy), egg freezing and ovulation disorders (i.e. hyperprolactinemia, polycystic ovary syndrome - PCOS). His most recent clinical interests include application of CGH technology (Comparative Genomic Hybridization) into IVF practice and fertility preservation using egg freezing (Oocyte Vitrification).
Dr. Bayrak reported the first baby born in Southern California through a genetically tested frozen egg in 2010. He also treated the first cases of CGH by testing embryos using the ultra-rapid freezing technique with complete chromosome and genetic screening that resulted in live births.