Medical Director

C. James Chuong, M.D., M.P.H.

BOARD CERTIFIED IN REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY

BOARD CERTIFIED IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY

Dr. C. James Chuong is the Medical Director of Cooper Institute for Advanced Reproductive Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Chuong received his Medical Degree from National Taiwan University College of Medicine and a Master’s Degree of Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan/Henry Ford Hospital and fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology/infertility at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Chuong was on the faculty at the University of Texas, Medical Branch in Galveston and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Prior to his current position, he was the In Vitro Fertilization Program Director of the Cooper Institute in New Jersey. He has received several national grants and merit awards for his research in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He has published numerous articles and given presentations throughout the country. He is board certified by both American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American Board of Reproductive Endocrinology.

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CURRENT POSITION (1998 – Present)

  • Medical Director / Laboratory Director
  • Cooper Institute for Advanced Reproductive Medicine

FORMER POSITIONS

  • 1995-97 Program Director, In Vitro Fertilization Program
  • Cooper Institute for Reproductive Hormonal Disorders
  • Associate Professor,
  • Division of Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
  • Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, New Jersey
  • 1989-95 Assistant Professor
  • Division of Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
  • Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • 1991-94 Associate Director of Fellowship Program
  • Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Division of Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • 1985-89 Assistant Professor
  • Division of Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
  • Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

EDUCATION

  • 1970-72 National Taiwan University, College of Science, Taipei Taiwan
  • 1972-77 National Taiwan University, College of Medicine, Taipei Taiwan, M.D. Degree
  • 1977-78 UCLA, School of Public Health (Specialized in Epidemiology) – M. P. H. Degree

SPECIALTY TRAINING

  • 1979, New Jersey Medical School Integrated Newark, New Jersey Internship Program
  • 1983, University of Michigan/Henry Ford Hospital Residency Department of Gynecology/Obstetrics Detroit, Michigan
  • Program Director: Bruce H. Drukker, M.D.
  • 1985, Mayo Clinic Fellowship
  • Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Division of Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Program Director: Carolyn B. Coulam, M.D.
  • 1989, Mini-Fellowship – Assisted Reproductive Technologies (In Vitro Fertilization/Embryo Transfer); Methodist Center for Reproduction and Transplantation Immunology, Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana. Program Director: Carolyn B. Coulam, M.D.
  • 1989, Preceptorship – Hypophyseal Portal Blood Sampling in Rats; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, Sponsor: John Porter, Ph.D.

BOARD OF CERTIFICATION

LICENSES

  • 1980 California (No. A35514)
  • 1985 Texas (G9081)

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Fellow)
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine (previously American Fertility Society)
  • Mental Health Professional Group; American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Society of Reproductive Surgeons
  • Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • The Endocrine Society
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Mayo Alumni Association
  • Chinese American Doctors Association of Houston

Dr. Chuong is on the staff of Memorial – Hermann Healthcare System (Hermann Hospital, Southwest Memorial Hospital), Columbia Health Network (Woman’s Hospital of Texas, in Houston), Methodist Health Care System Center in Sugarland. A physician on staff of an accredited hospital is subject to peer review by the medical community, and must conform to independent standards of training, continuing education and performance.

Dr. Chuong has been conducting both clinical and research activities in reproductive endocrinology and infertility for more than thirty years. He has received several national grants and merit awards for his work. He has published numerous articles and given presentations throughout the country. He was on the Executive Committee and Scientific Program Committee for the North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Program Committee for the International Congress of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition, he is on the Ad Hoc Committee for several peer-reviewed journals including Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Journal of Obstetric and Gynecology, and Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Office Hours
  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays and Sundays: as needed.
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