The Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine
Richard P. Marrs, MD is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He attended medical school and completed postgraduate training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas. Dr. Marrs completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Southern California. During his fellowship training, he acquired skills in cell culture; studied the ultrasound monitoring of follicle development; and developed ovarian stimulation protocols; all of which would play essential roles in establishing this country’s second In Vitro Fertilization program in 1981 where he initiated one of the worlds first IVF babies. He made medical history in 1986 with the first pregnancy from a thawed frozen embryo.
Dr. Marrs was founder and first President of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). He was a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s Ethics Committee, which produced the first document in the United States on the ethical treatment of infertility using the reproductive technologies in the 1980's. Dr. Marrs has published over 200 scientific articles and book chapters on IVF and Reproductive Medicine, and has authored the popular “Dr. Marrs' Fertility Book.” He has received numerous honors and awards, including the first Career Achievement Award from the American Fertility Association. As one of the founders of modern fertility treatment, Dr. Marrs is considered to be one of Americas Leading Infertility Experts. He has dedicated his life’s work to helping couples fulfill their dreams of having a family.
We make every effort to provide the highest quality care in a personalized and supportive manner to help make the journey less stressful and more successful.
We look forward to helping you achieve your goal of pregnancy.
Dr.Marrs and Dr.Richards are an amazing team. Not only are these doctors some of the world's leading experts in the field of infertility, but they partner with you to make your dream of a family a reality. Nowhere else can you find the expertise and compassion for such a special part of your life.
-Sean and Ardice Lorscheider, Alpine, Utah
- World-renowned doctors - Board-certified M.D. and Ph.D. IVF specialist
- Over 25 years of infertility expertise
- Nationally and internationally recognized for their successful IVF outcomes
- Medical care based on a solid foundation of science using the most technologically advanced treatment options
- Personalized, compassionate, high-quality care at affordable rates
Some of our most asked about procedures: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Areas Served: Pleasant Grove, Provo, Orem, Vineyard, Eagle Mountain, Highland, Cedar Hills, Vivian Park, Draper, Salt Lake City