Advocacy to Expand the NYS Mandate

Advocacy Day

GENESIS staff, and other advocates, met with NY Senators in Albany, to better expand the IVF Mandate; so more people can have access to infertility coverage.

Child-Parent Security Act

Dr. Grazi

Dr. Richard Grazi met with lawmakers to ask them to pass the Child-Parent Security Act and remove the ban on compensated gestational surrogacy. New York is still one of only three states in the country than bans compensated gestational surrogacy. It’s time to change that!

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield recognizes GENESIS doctors


Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield recognizes Dr. Richard Grazi, Dr. Katherine Melzer Ross, Dr. David Kulak and Dr. Tendai Chiware, who practice at GENESIS Fertility & Reproductive Medicine, as one of the first physicians to receive a Blue Distinction Centers for Fertility Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

Louise Brown, the world’s first “test tube baby” is born.


Dr Grazi recalls, “The thought of becoming a doctor came late to me, actually during my post-high school stint in an Israeli yeshiva. I never thought about becoming a gynecologist. But I had an epiphany after my first year of medical school, when the first “test tube baby” was born. The birth of this one […]

Night of Hope

Night of Hope

On November 11th 2019 Dr Grazi was honored by Resolve, The National Infertility Association at their Night of Hope, for his advocacy work. Watch the video clip: