Dr. Kirsten Ivani Lab Director | RSC SF Bay Area

Kristen Ivani, Ph.D., HCLD

Laboratory Director

The lab at RSC was amazing and their embryologist was highly rated. They really knew what they were doing … We felt very confident that things were handled carefully and professionally.

M. K.

Dr. Ivani has served as the laboratory director at Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area since 1989. She is a board-certified high-complexity clinical laboratory director (HCLD) in the disciplines of embryology and andrology and an inspector for the College of American Pathologists Reproductive Laboratory Accreditation Program.

Dr. Ivani is also a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the International Embryo Transfer Society, the American Association of Bioanalysts and several scientific honor societies.

Her areas of interest include embryo cryopreservation, in vitro fertilization, gamete micromanipulation, patient education and preimplantation genetic testing (PGT).

An introduction to Dr. Kristen Ivani


  • Undergraduate degree: University of California, Davis
  • M.S.: University of Idaho
  • Ph.D.: Colorado State University, (Department of Physiology, Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Group)
  • Joined RSC Bay Area: 1989