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Meet Our Team

Shane Lipskind, M.D.

Shane Lipskind, M.D. Medical Director
Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Hi, I’m Shane Lipskind, and I’m the medical director at ACFS. As a double board-certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility subspecialist, I feel incredibly fortunate to have gravitated toward one of the most dynamic and compelling fields in all of medicine. If you’re reading this page, it’s likely that you understand why.

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Ketan S. Patel, M.D.

Ketan S. Patel, M.D. Medical Director

Hi, I’m Ketan Patel, and I am the Medical Director at ACFS. I have been practicing Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility for more than 20 years. 

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Nicole Kummer, M.D.

Nicole Kummer, M.D. West Valley Director

Hello, and welcome to Arizona Center for Fertility Studies. I’m Nicole Kummer, an infertility specialist who is double board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. I am excited to help you on your journey to building a larger family.

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Andrew (Drew) Barker, MS

Andrew (Drew) Barker, MS ART Laboratory Supervisor

Hi, my name is Andrew (Drew) Barker. I am a board certified Technical Supervisor in the areas of embryology and andrology by the American Association of Bioanalysts. Growing up in the Midwest and attending the University at Northern Illinois, I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Master of Science degree in Evolutionary Biology.

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Kyler Swanson

Kyler Swanson Embryologist/Andrology Supervisor

Hi, my name is Kyler, and I have been with ACFS since 2012 as a reproductive biologist; dedicated to our patients’ needs in embryology, andrology, and endocrinology. Joining ACFS in the cutting edge field of human IVF was an opportunity that could not be ignored.

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Jennifer Singleton, RN, BSN

Jennifer Singleton, RN, BSN IVF Program Coordinator

Hi, my name is Jennifer, and I am one of the RN’s at ACFS. I have been in the women’s health field for over 20 years. I come to ACFS with 5 years of reproductive medicine experience, as this sub-specialty is my passion. I was an infertility patient myself, so I understand what you may be going through.

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Melinda Darland

Melinda Darland Patient Coordinator/Medical Assistant

Hello, my name is Melinda, and I am a Medical Assistant with 10 years of experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology. I started in the medical field as something to fill my time after having children, not knowing that I would fall completely in love with medicine, patients, their families, and all the new babies coming into this world.

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Leslie Setlak-Anastos

Leslie Setlak-Anastos Patient Coordinator

Hi! My name is Leslie and I am a Clinical coordinator. I had worked in the fertility world for over 15 years at a clinic in Chicago before my husband, children and I relocated to Scottsdale in January 2018. After taking some time off from work, I quickly realized how much I missed working in the medical field and was eager to get back to fertility.

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Robert W. McGaughey, PhD

Robert W. McGaughey, PhD Founding Laboratory Director (Retired)

I met Dr. Jay Nemiro twenty-six years ago, when we got together to discuss the potential startup of a program for assisted reproduction. After a few short meetings, we organized and set up the program within a relatively short period, beginning the ongoing odyssey.

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Our Office

Our Scottsdale Fertility Clinic Location

8426 E Shea Blvd.
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

Phone: (480) 860-4792

New Patient Referrals Fax: 480-946-9914
Routine Fax: 480-860-6819

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Our Office

Our Gilbert Fertility Clinic Location

3885 S. Val Vista Dr.
Ste 105
Gilbert, Arizona 85297

Phone: (480) 860-4792

New Patient Referrals Fax: 480-946-9914
Routine Fax: 480-860-6819

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday: Closed