Hal C. Danzer, M.D.
Co-founder and partner of the Southern California Reproductive Center, Dr. Hal Danzer has devoted his career to helping countless patients fulfill their dreams of becoming parents.
- Practice Locations:
- Beverly Hills/Los Angeles
In 2000, Dr. Danzer co-founded SCRC, envisioning and creating a fertility center that provides patients the highest quality in laboratory science and clinical care. Board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Danzer serves on UCLA’s Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship Program, and is also assistant clinical professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine. Among his hospital appointments, Dr. Danzer holds the positions of reproductive endocrinologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and attending physician in its Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
As the grandson of a midwife and the son of a hospital administrator, Dr. Danzer’s family has a long history of nurturing women’s health and fertility. As the spouse of a psychologist, he has a keen understanding of the importance of listening and being attuned to his patients’ emotional needs throughout their journey to becoming parents.
After relocating to California as a youth, Dr. Danzer earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of San Francisco, where he developed an interest in endocrinology. He received his medical degree, cum laude, from the St. Louis University School of Medicine, where he was elected to the National Medical Honor Society AOA. After his internship at the University of Southern California Women’s Hospital Medical Center, he completed his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and a two-year fellowship program in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the USC/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center program.
A longtime expert on women’s health issues, Dr. Danzer has co-authored books and written numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Fertility and Sterility and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. As a renowned fertility researcher, Dr. Danzer applies strategies that enhance a patient’s chances of having a successful pregnancy, reduce the potential for miscarriages, avoid the complications associated with multiple births, and lower the risk of genetic disorders. He believes that for most In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) patients, single-embryo transfers are optimal, and that these are best achieved by pairing expert skills with advanced technologies.
Parent Magazine named Dr. Danzer one of the Top 10 Fertility Specialists in the country. His expertise has been featured in The New York Times, In Touch magazine, Yahoo!, Huffington Post, SheKnows.com, Refinery29, and The Marilu Henner Show, in addition to being an expert for numerous television shows and legal proceedings, Dr. Danzer is a valued consultant for the Department of Consumer Affairs.
Competent and compassionate, Dr. Danzer establishes an immediate and meaningful rapport with his patients. Despite his illustrious career, he has never lost his personal touch, highly attuned and responsive to the anxiety and other psychological issues often associated with fertility issues. He is as revered by his patients as he is respected by his colleagues.
Dr. Danzer and his wife, Sheri, a prominent psychotherapist, reside in Brentwood, California, with their two grown children.