Anu Kathiresan, MD
Anu Kathiresan, MD

Anu Kathiresan, MD

Name: Anu Kathiresan, MD

Title: Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist & Fertility Specialist

Location: Houston, TX

Currently Wearing: The Vera G. Slim Fit Lab Coat

Why did you choose your profession?:
Throughout my training, I always followed where my passion took me. I ended up choosing Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) because I was fascinated with the basic mechanisms and physiology behind a variety of conditions ranging from the basics of the menstrual cycle to rare endocrinology disorders. But most of all, I loved helping couples who were struggling to conceive reach their dreams of building a family. The genuine bonds that develop with the couples are extraordinary, and for me, it was a huge part of why I chose this field.

Current Passion Project:
I am passionate about fertility education awareness. I have put together a fertility education series called “Fertility Friday.” The goal is to provide straightforward fertility education to the public and answer commonly encountered patient questions.

Who was/is your inspiration?
There are several physicians on social media who have continually inspired me.

Fun Fact 1:
I took Indian dance class for 7 years.

Fun Fact 2:
I speak two Indian languages.

Do you have any advice for others interested in entering your field?
Work hard and don’t give up.

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