Daniel F. Rychlik, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Rychlik is an experienced physician who is inspired by helping patients and educating others on medicine and the human body

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Dr. Daniel Rychlik


Dr. Rychlik is board-certified in Reproductive Endocrinology as well as Obstetrics and Gynecology. His main clinical interests include Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, premature ovarian failure, and male and female fertility.

Born and raised in Chicago, Dr. Rychlik received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois. After working in the computer consulting industry, he felt that medicine was his true calling, and he returned to the University of Illinois to receive his medical education. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Francis Hospital at the University of Illinois, followed by a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine.

Inspired by his desire to help educate both patients and doctors, Dr. Rychlik spent time as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arizona and an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois. He served as the President and Medical Director of Fertility Centers of Arizona as well as the Clinical Director at Partners for Fertility and IVF in Fairfax, Virginia before relocating to Santa Barbara and joining Southern California Reproductive Center.

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An award-winning research physician, Dr. Rychlik has worked with the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and has been named a CREST scholar by the National Institute of Health (NIH). His accolades include the Golden Apple Teacher Award for his clinical instruction at the University of Chicago and an award from the Research Excellence Abstract Presentation Society for his work in Maternal Fetal Medicine. Additionally, he has been consistently voted “Top Infertility Doctor” in various regional magazines.

Dr. Rychlik resides in Santa Barbara with his wife, who is an OB-GYN. When he’s not working with patients, Dr. Rychlik enjoy flying planes, riding his bike, photography, and spending time with his four children.