Meet Our Fertility Specialist, Erika Munch, MD
Dr. Erika Munch provides compassionate and expert care to couples and individuals at Texas Fertility Center San Antonio. Eager to help patients experience the joys of parenthood, Dr. Munch provides customized fertility treatment to each of her patients at our San Antonio fertility center.
- Fertility surgery
- Donor services
- Egg freezing
- Fertility preservation
About Our San Antonio Fertility Specialist, Dr. Erika Munch
After completing her undergraduate studies at Southwestern University and earning her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Munch earned a certificate from the University of Texas School of Public Health.
Dr. Munch completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine, and then she completed an additional three years of fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. As a result of successfully completing rigorous oral and written examinations, she is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is currently in the process of completing board certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
A dedicated clinician and researcher, she has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications, and maintains active membership in the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, ASRM, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, ACOG, the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, SREI.
Dr. Munch diagnoses and treats all causes of male and female infertility; her special research interest areas include preimplantation embryologic development and the successful use of single embryo transfer in achieving healthy pregnancies. She enjoys educating patients on all available testing and treatment options, empowering couples to make the best treatment decisions for them and their growing family.
View Dr. Erika Munch’s Fertility Videos
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Research by Erika Much, M.D.
Munch EM, Sparks AE, Gonzalez Bosquet J, Christenson LK, Devor EJ, Van Voorhis BJ. Differentially Expressed Genes in Preimplantation Human Embryos: Potential Candidate Genes for Blastocyst Formation and Implantation. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2016; May 30.
Mancuso A, Boulet SL, Duran EH, Munch EM, Kissin DM, Van Voorhis BJ. Elective Single Embryo Transfer in Women Under Age 38 Reduces Multiple Birth Rates, but Not Live Birth Rates in United States Fertility Clinics. Fertil Steril. 2016; in press
Munch EM, Sparks AE, Duran HE, Van Voorhis BJ. Poor Laboratory Air Quality Negatively Affects Early Embryo Development. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2015;32(7):1009-17.
Munch EM, Harris RA, Mohammad M, et al. Transcriptome Profiling of MicroRNA by Next-Gen Deep Sequencing Reveals Known and Novel miRNA Species in the Lipid Fraction of Human Breast Milk. PLoS One. 2013;8(2): e50564.
Hsieh MH, Madden-Fuentes RJ, Bayne A, Munch E, et al. Cross-sectional Evaluation of Parental Decision Making Factors for Vesicoureteral Reflux Management in Children. J Urol. 2010; 184(4 Suppl):1589-93.
Munch EM, Cisek LJ Jr, Roth DR. Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Prenatal Diagnosis of Multisystem Disease: Megacystis Microcolon Intestinal Hypoperistalsis Syndrome. Urology. 2009; 74: 592–594.
Munch EM, Summers KM, Ryan GL, Kapfhamer JD, Collura BL, Adamson GD. Knowledge acquisition in the digital age: which IVF information channels are associated with choosing elective single embryo transfer? Submitted
Munch EM, Summers K, Ryan GL, Kapfhamer J, Collura B, Adamson GD. Physician Influence and IVF: How Much Do Patients Rely on Physician Opinion When Choosing Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET)? Poster presentation, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting, October 2015, Baltimore, MD.
Munch EM, Summers K, Ryan GL, Kapfhamer J, Collura B, Adamson GD. Knowledge Acquisition in the Digital Age: Which Information Channels are Associated with Choosing eSET? Poster presentation, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting, October 2015, Baltimore, MD.
Munch EM, Summers K, Ryan GL, Kapfhamer J, Collura B, Adamson GD. Demographic Characteristics Associated with Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET) In IVF: Who Chooses Just One? Poster presentation, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting, October 2015, Baltimore, MD.
Kapfhamer J, Summers K, Ryan G, Munch E, Collura B, Adamson G. Then and Now: Are Past IVF Experiences Associated With Current Preferences Regarding Elective Single Embryo Transfer? Poster presentation, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting, October 2015, Baltimore, MD.
Munch EM, Gonzalez Bosquet J, Sparks AE, Devor EJ, Christenson LK, Van Voorhis BJ. Differential Expression of Embryonic RNAs in Human Preimplantation Embryos with Overrepresentation in Amoebiasis, Cancer Pathways. Poster presentation, the Society for Reproductive Investigation Annual Meeting, March 2015, San Francisco, CA.
Munch EM, Cookingham LM, Sparks AE, Santillan DA, Devor EJ, Van Voorhis BJ. Differential MicroRNA Expression in Follicular Fluid of Lean and Obese Women. Poster presentation, the Society for Reproductive Investigation Annual Meeting, March 2015, San Francisco, CA.
Munch EM, Sparks AE, Van Voorhis BJ, et al. Poor Laboratory Air Quality and Its Impact on Early Embryo Development. Poster presentation, the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, March 2014, Indian Wells, CA. 2nd place poster award.
Munch EM, Liu Q, Gibbons WE et al. Non-synonymous Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in MCM8 Decreased in a Cohort of Premature Ovarian Failure Patients. Poster presentation, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting, October 2012, San Diego, CA.
Munch EM, Balasa A, Gibbons WE, et al. Frameshift Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in BRSK1 is Not Associated with Premature Ovarian Failure in a Cohort of 60 Patients. Poster presentation, the Society for Gynecologic Investigation Annual Meeting, March 2012, San Diego, CA.
If you would like to schedule a new patient visit at our San Antonio fertility center, Dr. Munch is now accepting appointments.
She joins Dr. Summer James in caring for the comprehensive needs of women and couples who are experiencing trouble getting pregnant. Contact us here for more information or to speak with a new patient coordinator.