Western Fertility Institute

Western Fertility Institute provides you with the tools needed to have a clear path to follow so that you have the confidence that your needs and concerns are being met each and every step of the way.

Sincera Reproductive Medicine

About Western Fertility Institute
When Western Fertility Center works for you, you have less to worry about

The Mission of Western Fertility Institute is to provide a supportive and comfortable environment utilizing the latest technology and equipment on the path to achieving a healthy pregnancy.

Led by Dr. Kumar, Western Fertility Institute remains by your side every step of the way to becoming a parent. Dr. Kumar and his team are dedicated, talented, and empathetic to the needs of the patients and are at the top of their field. Their support staff is available to assist patients during treatment with encouragement and emotional support. They understand the emotions that accompany infertility, and offer encouragement throughout the treatment process as you move closer to fulfilling your dreams.

The team at Western Fertility Institute has worked with many people in similar situations over the years, but they recognize the individuality of each person or couple they assist. Their seasoned, sensitive staff makes the difference in your experience as you try to conceive. Western Fertility Institute want to help you any way they can.

Located in Encino, CA
Phone Number: (818) 293-1532

Dr. Annette Lee, Sincera Reproductive Medicine

Ashim Kumar, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Kumar is board certified in reproductive endocrinology and obstetrics and gynecology and practices near Los Angeles, California. In recent years Dr. Kumar has focused his efforts for those that have had difficulty conceiving and require third party reproduction (egg donor and/or gestational surrogacy). Over half of his current patients are from overseas which include Australia, Austria, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, The United Kingdom, etc. Combining meticulous attention to detail, 7-day a week work ethic, the best support staff (nursing & embryology) and the latest in technology, he is able to obtain the highest pregnancy rates achievable today. He has been asked to present his work across the world including Australia, India, China, and Italy and has contacts in numerous clinics that collaborate closely to provide seamless care.
He completed his fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility through a combined program that allowed him to work with world-renowned leaders in the field at both University of California Los Angeles and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Kumar completed his medical education and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Kumar has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals on endocrine and surgical aspects of infertility and has presented his work at the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. He serves as an ad hoc reviewer for the journal Fertility and Sterility. Dr. Kumar has written several textbook chapters on management of tubal factor infertility and ovarian function including premature ovarian failure, and has a special interest in hormonal and functional causes of infertility such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), tubal disorders, male factor infertility, and third party (donor/surrogate) reproduction. He is also a member of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society and American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Western Fertility Institute EDC Team

Meet the team of EDC experts At Western Fertility Institute

Charlene Murdoch, RN, Sincera Reproductive Medicine

Caitlin Moran

Third Party Program Manager