Columbia fertility specialist, Dr. Gail Whitman-Elia receives recognition for quality, compassionate fertility care at the 2012 Healthcare Heroes awards program. Chosen out of hundreds of submissions, the Columbia fertility physician was recognized for care and education.
Online PR News – 05-October-2012 – Columbia, South Carolina – Advanced Fertility founder and medical director, Dr. Gail Whitman-Elia has been recognized in an elite group of three top Midlands physicians in the 2012 Columbia Regional Business Report’s Health Care Heroes Award program.
Judged by a panel comprised of area business and healthcare leaders, Dr. Whitman-Elia was chosen from hundreds of physician candidates for special recognition at an award dinner Wednesday, October 3rd. The publication’s event showcased Dr. Whitman-Elia for her service both to her patients and the community through advances in fertility therapy as well as her high level of compassionate care which has resulted in thousands of patients being able to start or expand their families.
In the category honoring physicians who have a “passion for healthcare and their patients”, the business journal promotes maintaining and improving the quality of healthcare in the Midlands.
A past recipient of other regional awards recognizing her for a high standard of care, Dr. Whitman-Elia emphasized the importance of fertility education in the community as she spoke to the dinner function attended by several hundred, “At Advanced Fertility, our mission is to educate the public on the latest developments in fertility therapy to help them realize their dreams of having a family,” stated Whitman-Elia. “I’m also a major proponent in efforts to make this specialty care available to all who are in need.”
As the fertility doctor responsible for one of the most state-of-the-art fertility clinics in the Southeast, Dr. Whitman-Elia offers full-service, reproductive care in a new, 14,000-square-foot facility designed for the highest in patient comfort and effective outcomes.
Known for her determination to treat even the most complicated fertility cases, Dr. Whitman-Elia has become the fertility specialist of choice for couples dealing with infertility, even when they have been unable to achieve their desired outcome at other clinics.
"She’s definitely my fertility healthcare hero," says one former patient. "When you are dealing with infertility, you have heavy emotions on top of your therapy needs. She not only gives you hope but is unwavering in her determination to find solutions that allow couples like us to finally reach our goal of having a family, in our case, our beautiful son."
To assist potential patients in taking the first step toward understanding their options, Dr. Whitman-Elia offers regular, free fertility seminars where she educates and takes questions which often provide welcomed answers for couples who have been searching for solutions.
Advanced Fertility is a quality infertility clinic operated by an infertility specialist who really takes care of her patients. A "one-stop shop," all services needed to complete an appropriate patient evaluation and render successful treatment are offered at Advanced Fertility.