4000+ Surrogate Cycles, 3000+, Egg Donor Cases,
2,000+ Egg Donor/ Surrogate Cycles from over 94 Countries

La Jolla IVF Support Team

La Jolla IVF, Dr. David B. Smotrich, and Medical Staff are committed to finding solutions for each person seeking care from us. Our embryology team has over 100 years of collective experience with human IVF. We invite you to meet our doctors and team below by clicking on each of their names for a brief description.


Founder & Medical Director David B. Smotrich, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
 Barry Behr, Ph.D.,H.C.L.D.
Embryology / Andrology 

Awie Botes

Sherry Wang
Michelle Gaona
Debbie Venier

Administrator Diane Batzofin, M.B.A.
Patient Financial Services
For any questions regarding financing, please email Ezarra at: ezarra@lajollaivf.com
  Ezarra Greenberg
Nurse Practitioner
For any questions regarding treatments, please email Chris at:chriskettler@lajollaivf.com
 Chris Kettler, M.S.N., N.P.
Nursing Staff Ingrid Jansson, R.N.
Ruth MacAdam, R.N.
Christina Benton, C.M.A.
Amy Williams, C.M.A
Vivian Yan M.A. (Xiaowei Yan)
Diana Tobos
Lupe Rivera
Hablas español
For Spanish speaking patient, email Christina at: Christina@lajollaivf.com
 Christina Benton, C.M.A.
Front Office Coordinators Linda Harrison
Karen Thompson
New Patient Coordinator/
Medical Records

For any questions regarding records, please email Ezarra at:ezarra@lajollaivf.com
 Ezarra Greenberg


Our Medical Staff can be reached for consultation at:
La Jolla IVF
9850 Genesee Avenue, Suite #610
La Jolla, California 92037
Telephone: (858) 558.2221
Fax: (858) 558.2260
Click here to Contact us via our email form.

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