Meet Our Physicians
Dr. Doron Shmorgun completed his training at McMaster University, and completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology in 2007. In August 2009, he completed a two year subspecialty fellowship in Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (GREI) at the University of Ottawa.
Dr. Shmorgun is currently an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa, an attending physician at the Ottawa Hospital, and a consultant and partner at the Ottawa Fertility Centre. He is certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Shmorgun is also certified in obstetrical and gynecological ultrasound. He is an active member of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Until 2017 he was the program director for the University of Ottawa residency training program in GREI, and remains actively involved in education of medical trainees.
Dr. Shmorgun is passionate about improving the care couples at the OFC receive as well as their experience of that care. His practice includes all areas of reproductive care, with a particular interest in in-vitro fertilization and male factor infertility. His research is focused on assessment of current and novel practices in fertility therapy and continuous quality improvement at the clinic level. Dr. Shmorgun is constantly striving to improve clinical workflow at the Ottawa Fertility Center in order to optimize patient experience.
Ripley M., Lanes A., Léveillé M.-C., Shmorgun D. Does ovarian reserve predict egg quality in unstimulated therapeutic donor insemination cycles? Fertil. Steril. 103(5), 1170-1175, 2015.
S. L. Corbett*, D. Shmorgun. P. Claman. The prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada: JOGC. Volume 36 , Issue 11 , 1024 – 1033, 2014
S. L. Corbett*, D. Shmorgun. Yolk sac number does not predict reliably amnionicity in monochorionic twin pregnancies: a case of a monochorionic monoamniotic twin pregnancy with two distinct yolk sacs on early first-trimester ultrasound. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology Volume 39, Issue 5, pages 607–608, May 2012
Shmorgun D, Claman P. The diagnosis and management of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada: JOGC. 2011; 33(11):1156-62
Shmorgun D, Hughes E, Mohide P, Roberts P. Prospective cohort study of three- versus two dimensional ultrasound for prediction of oocyte maturity. Fertil Steril. 2009. Article in Press
Shmorgun D, Claman P, McGregor P, McCormick B. Renal artery dissection during an IVF/ICSI cycle. Fertil Steril. 2009. Article in Press.
Shmorgun D, Chan WS, Ray JG. Association between Bell’s palsy in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia. QJM. 2002 Jun;95(6):329-62.
Ray JG, Shmorgun D, Chan WS. Common C677T polymorphism of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene and the risk of venous thromboembolism: meta-analysis of 31 studies. Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb. 2002 Mar-Apr;32(2):51-8.