Infertility is something many couples have to deal with. So many couples have dealt with multiple miscarriages, slow sperm, low sperm counts, and other issues with achieving a pregnancy. These couples need to have doctors they can go to solve these issues. Fortunately, there are many excellent doctors out there that can assist with infertility issues. One of the top doctors in the field of infertility medicine is Doctor Jim Toner, who is based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Toner is part of the Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Toner specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He also offers some alternative style medicines, such as acupuncture, for his patients.
Doctor Jim Toner took a somewhat untraditional path to becoming a doctor. He began his studies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at St. Joseph’s College. He graduated from St. Joseph’s College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. The education he received here may be why he is so excellent with his patients. In 1985 he graduated with an M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his residency in 1989 at the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, located in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Jim Toner also completed his fellowship at the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine in 1981. While at the Jones Institute, Dr. Toner received many awards. In 1989, he received the Resident of the Year award. He was also inducted into the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.
Dr. Toner subsequently was invited to become a faculty member at the Jones Institute, where he stayed for 15 years and eventually became an Associate Professor. He also directed the Fellowship Program, as well as the Jones Institute’s Third-Party Reproduction program. In 2000, Dr. Jim Toner left the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine to join the Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Toner is so highly liked by his patients, making the Healthgrades Honor Roll with a 4.8 out of 5 rating. He has received the Ortha Award from the American Fertility Society, the Faculty Development Award from The Berlex Foundation, and the Ciba-Geigy Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. More information about Dr. Jim Toner can be read on his LinkedIn profile.