Dr. Michael DiMattina
Dr. Michael DiMattina founded Dominion Fertility in 1987. Over the course of his career, he has been named best doctor by multiple magazines. He has been performing IVF since 1984 and has many firsts in the field of Reproductive medicine—including the first successful Natural Cycle IVF procedure in the Washington, D.C. area in 2007. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and subspecialty board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. DiMattina sees patients in the Arlington, Fair Oaks, Bethesda, and Washington D.C. offices. His special interests are in PGT and repetitive embryo implantation failure.
Education and Training
Dr. DiMattina graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Chemistry from American University in Washington, DC. He then performed cancer research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) before attending medical school at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. DiMattina completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Georgetown University, followed by a fellowship in Reproductive Medicine at Georgetown University and the NIH. While a fellow, Dr. DiMattina studied advanced techniques in IVF at Kings College Hospital in London, England. Dr. DiMattina is board certified in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
1987 — First GIFT (gamete intra-fallopian transfer) baby in Washington, DC
1988 —First ZIFT (zygote intra-fallopian transfer) baby in Washington, DC
1988 —First IVF baby in Arlington, VA
1990 —First IVF frozen-thawed pregnancy in Arlington, VA
1994 —First IVF – ICSI baby in Arlington, VA
1995 —First egg Donor IVF baby in Arlington, VA
1998 —First cryo-thawed IVF sibling pregnancy in the world (People Magazine, 1998)
2006 —One of only three American doctors to attend the First World Congress in Natural Cycle IVF in London, England
2007 —First successful Natural Cycle IVF procedure in the Washington, D.C. area
2008 —Voted by his peers as “The Top Infertility Doctor in the Washington, D.C. area” in Washingtonian magazine
2009 —First Natural Cycle IVF sibling pregnancy in the Washington, DC area
2010 —APGO Excellence in Teaching Award by the Association of Professors of Gynecology & Obstetrics at Georgetown University Hospital in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of OB/GYN2012 —Guest Professor – Lecturer at the 14th Chongqing IVF Art Workshop – Chongqing, China
2014 —Washingtonian Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine and Best Doctors in America – perennially listed since 1988 as Best Doctor
2015 —Northern Virginia Magazine – perennially listed as Best Doctor
2015 —Guest Professor – Lecturer at the First IVF Workshop – Changsha, China
2016 —First to adopt a freeze all embryo policy with IVF/PGT in Washington D.C area
2016–2019 —Over 50% clinical pregnancy rate using IVF with PGT across all age groups.
2022 —Research on Embryo Receptivity Assay (ERA) published in Microbiome
2023 —Research on “non-invasive PGT” to be published this year.
Affiliations and Privileges
Dr. DiMattina is a Clinical Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Georgetown University Medical Center. Since 1986, Dr. DiMattina has actively taught the Georgetown University OB/GYN medical students and residents. He maintains hospital privileges at The Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington. Dr. DiMattina has consistently been listed by his peers for “The Top Infertility Doctor in the Washington, DC area” in Washingtonian Magazine. He has also received many awards for teaching Reproductive Medicine to medical students, interns and residents at local universities. Dr. DiMattina is an international lecturer on the topic of Infertility treatments, as well as, the co-author of 100 Questions and Answers about Infertility.