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Our Fertility Team

Compassionate Assistance for Growing Families

At our clinic, our caring staff is genuinely dedicated to helping couples achieve their goals of becoming parents. Our commitment to our patients and their families shows in almost everything we do. Our staff takes the time to understand your situation, and we create fertility plans based on what is best for you.

Kailey Asetov

Kailey Asetov, APRN, FNP-BC - Nurse Practitioner

Kailey is a family nurse practitioner, board-certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and licensed in Florida state. Kailey began working in the medical field as a medical assistant in 2010 while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in nursing. Kailey graduated with her BSN degree in 2012 and began her nursing career in pediatric oncology/hematology. While working as a nurse, Kailey obtained her Master of Science in nursing in 2019. Working in pediatric oncology/hematology was a very emotionally difficult job, which prompted her transition to the fertility world. Kailey is passionate about providing care to the entire patient and helping families grow. Kailey believes in building personal relationships with all patients and being there every step of the way.

Portrait of Nicole Sultan, MMS, PA-CNicole Sultan, MMS, PA-C – Physician Assistant

Nicole is a board-certified Physician Assistant licensed in the state of Florida. Nicole graduated in 2014, Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and a minor in Chemistry from Florida International University (FIU). Following her undergraduate education, she discovered a newfound passion for healthcare and decided to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant (PA). In 2020, Nicole graduated from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) with a Master’s in Physician Assistant studies. While training as a PA, Nicole was introduced to the field of women’s health and fertility. She was enamored by the prospect of being involved in such an important aspect of people lives and decided to dedicate herself to helping families grow. Nicole is fluent in Spanish and English. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as playing tennis, biking and cooking.

Lisa P

Dr. Lisa K. Perdue - Acupuncturist

Dr. Lisa K. Perdue is a Japanese American Acupuncturist. She holds board certifications from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Kiiko Matsumoto Style Japanese Acupuncture Practitioner, Certified Laser Provider, and Medical Qigong Practitioner. Since 2000, Dr. Lisa has treated a wide range of medical and health concerns with advanced training in fertility, autoimmune disease, PTSD, pain management, sports-specific injuries, women’s health, and laser therapy. She is one of the few practitioners integrating laser technology for fertility, along with reproductive medicine.

 Irina Livschutz

Irina Livschutz, R.N.C - Nurse Manager, IVF Coordinator

Irina has a bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science from DePaul University and an associate degree in Business from Loyola University. In 1986, she assisted with the development of one of the first in-vitro programs in the country, in the Chicago Metropolitan area. In 1989, she participated in the First Study Pilot Nationwide Certification for nurses specializing in Fertility and Reproductive Endocrinology.

Irina is Past President of Infertility Nurse Association of South Florida and is currently on the Advisory Nursing Board for several pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies specializing in fertility. Irina makes presentations and conducts round table discussions at the Annual Nursing Fertility Meetings.

Irina joined Palm Beach Fertility Center in 1999. She coordinates IVF cycles and ensures each cycle is optimized for pregnancy. Together with Dr. Denker, Irina strives to maintain our reputation as the best and the most patient-friendly program in Florida.

Eliza Roberts

Eliza Roberts - Practice Manager, Financial Counselor

As the Practice Manager, Eliza has been contributing to the success of Palm Beach Fertility Center since 2007. In addition to her role as Practice Manager, she is a Certified Medical Assistant and maintains her knowledge by attending fertility conferences throughout the year. She is also the Administrative Liaison on the Florida Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Board of Directors. She works closely with Dr. Mark Denker to ensure patients receive the best care.

She is your go-to person who "makes it happen." Eliza recognizes that financial considerations are very important to our patients. Understanding insurance benefits and obtaining the necessary referrals or authorizations can be cumbersome, confusing, and frustrating. This is why Eliza is always furthering her education to bring new and informative information to you and Palm Beach Fertility Center.
Eliza is available to explain the costs of fertility treatment and to make it as stress-free as possible. She strives to find new, affordable, and personalized treatment plans for each patient.

 Blanca I. Duque

Blanca I. Duque, TS/ALT/MT (ABB) - Laboratory Supervisor, Embryologist, Andrologist

Blanca has been working as an embryologist/andrologist since 1996, and she joined Palm Beach Fertility Center in 2005. Passionate about learning, Blanca completed a Masters in Endocrinology and Techniques of Assisted Reproduction IVI in Valencia, Spain.

She is proficient in all aspects of embryology, including:

  • Embryo biopsy for PGT (Preimplantation Genetic Testing)
  • Embryo and oocyte freezing and thawing
  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  • INVOCELL
  • Culture Semen analysis and freezing
  • Preparation of sperm for IUI, TESA and MESA

Certified as a medical technologist with the American Association of Bioanalysts (MT AAB), Blanca is also a technologist supervisor with the American Board of Bioanalysts (TS ABB). She is licensed in Florida as a laboratory supervisor and holds membership in the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). Blanca has contributed to medical publications in Colombia, Spain, and Germany. Fluent in English and Spanish, Blanca enjoys reading, swimming, and walking. She is also a Reiki Master and Energy Healer since 2000.

Estrella Rosemberg

Estrella Rosemberg, MSc, ELD, TS (ABB) - Laboratory Supervisor, Embryologist, Andrologist

Estrella joined Palm Beach Fertility Center Embryologist team in 2015. She received her Master’s Degree in Physiology of Reproduction at Cornell University, New York City in 1984. She also did a fellowship in the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Since that time, Estrella has been working as an Embryologist, Lab Director, IVF lab Consultant in all basic and advanced IVF techniques including micromanipulation, embryo grading and vitrification of oocytes, ovarian tissue, and embryos. She has extensive experience with andrology lab work, sperm preparation for IUI, sperm DNA fragmentation, and sperm bank management.

She is an expert in embryology staff training, laboratory management, and quality control. She has also participated in numerous international IVF conferences as a panelist and presenter.

She wrote 2 chapters in the book Embryo and Oocyte Cryopreservation. Estrella serves as the Supervisor Representative to The American Association of Bioanalysis Southern Regional Board of Governors. Estrella is licensed in Florida as Laboratory Supervisor in Embryology and Andrology. Licensed Embryology Laboratory Director (ELD) and Technical Supervisor of Andrology and Embryology (TS) by the American Board of Bioanalysis, and a Member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. (ASRM)

Portrait of Rebecca Taurel-Ghitelman, R.N.Rebecca Taurel-Ghitelman, R.N. -Registered Nurse

Rebecca graduated from Medical School from the prestigious Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas in 2008. She did her residency in Gynecology and Human Reproduction. Rebecca worked for nine years in one of the top IVF clinics in the country prior to moving to the USA with her family.

Rebecca has a bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science from Florida International University. She is currently studying to obtain a Nurse Practitioner degree. Following her passion for Reproduction Endocrinology, she joined the Palm Beach Fertility Center.

Rebecca has two children and loves to share her spare time with family and friends.

Kari Ratty

Kari Ratty - Patient Care Coordinator

Kari graduated from Keiser University of West Palm Beach with an Associate Degree in Medical Assisting. In 2009, Kari was introduced to Dr. Mark Denker and Palm Beach Fertility Center through her externship with Keiser University. Due to Kari’s work ethics and outgoing personality, we were thrilled to take her on as a permanent member of our team at the clinic.

Kari is responsible for assisting Dr. Denker during exams and procedures, as well as medication injection teaching and phlebotomy. She works closely with our patients to help them with the emotional highs and lows of fertility struggles. Kari is a mother of 2, and wants to help others experience the joy of having a family of their own.

Viviane Mesia

Viviane Mesia, C.N.A. - Fertility Medical Assistant

Viviane began her career in the medical field in 2010 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in urgency and emergency from the largest medical institution in Brazil, the Albert Einstein Instituto Israelita de Ensino e Pesquisa. After graduation, Viviane did an internship at Ideia Fertil Center and then became a nurse at Clinica Vida Bern Vinda. With 5 years of experience in the fertility field, Viviane moved to the United States and joined Palm Beach Fertility Center in 2019.

Jessica Villano

Jessica Villano - Administrative Assistant

Jessica joined Palm Beach Fertility Center in 2016. She coordinates authorizations, referrals, surgery scheduling, financial consults, and transfers for specimens. Jessica loves to be challenged with opportunities to learn and grow.
She anticipates patient needs by understanding how fertility treatments can be difficult and stressful. With her compassionate, professional service and infectious enthusiasm, Jessica strives to exceed patients’ expectations.

Selena Agosto

Selena Agosto - Insurance Specialist

Selena has been in the medical industry for 5 years. Selena enjoys helping people and bringing a smile to their face. Her main goal is to make sure every single patient seen at Palm Beach Fertility Center has a stress-free experience.

Portrait of Angela Aravena – R.D.M.S.Angela Aravena, R.D.M.S. - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Angela realized her calling to be a Sonographer during her own prenatal ultrasound visits.

She attended Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens and graduated with an Associates Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, specializing in OB/GYN. Angela is a member of the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Angela finds joy in helping families achieve their goal of becoming parents as well as seeing their bright smiles when they see their baby for the first time in an ultrasound image. Angela enjoys traveling with her husband and three children and is fluent in English and Spanish.

Tara Mears

Tara Mears – Certified Health Coach

Growing up in a small town in East Texas, Tara’s diet was the typical fast-paced Standard American Diet. After years of struggling with autoimmune disease, eczema, headaches, hormone imbalances, and weight management due to poor dietary habits, she has learned how to overcome those challenges by using Food as Medicine. Tara decided to become a Health Coach to fulfill her passion of working with individuals to improve their health and build vibrant families. She received her Health Coach certification at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City, and is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). Tara offers individual health, nutrition and lifestyle coaching to Intended parents, parents and families.

 Angela Maple

Angela Maple - Marketing and Outreach Manager

Angela started working with Palm Beach Fertility Center in 2010. Angela's role encompasses reaching out to the OB/GYN physicians and their staff. She coordinates Educational Seminars, Staff Luncheons, and Physician Dinners.

When Angela visits OB/GYN offices, she provides educational information to ensure excellent medical communication and care. Angela spreads the word about all the great things happening at the Palm Beach Fertility Center through social media on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and on our website. Angela loves working with Dr. Denker and the team because of the family culture at Palm Beach Fertility Center.

Ksenia KKsenia Korovyakovskaya - Aventura Digital Marketing Manager

Ksenia is our Digital Marketing Manager for Aventura Fertility & IVF. She currently specializes in medical marketing. Ksenia has experience in digital marketing strategy, vendor relations, strategic planning, execution and promotions. She developes relationships with the local OB GYN doctors and other professional and business groups. She increases our digital footprint & web visibility in the Miami- Dade & Broward counties.

Neil R. Stoddart, Ph.D., HCLD, ELD (ABB) -Laboratory Director

Dr. Stoddart began his career in human embryology in 1994 upon receiving his Ph.D. degree in Mammalian Developmental Biology from the University of Southampton in England. He served 4 years at Nottingham University Research and Treatment Unit (NURTURE) at the University of Nottingham, one of England’s most prestigious and largest IVF programs.
Dr. Stoddart is board-certified as a High-Complexity Laboratory Director and Embryology Laboratory Director by the American Board of Bioanalysts (ABB). Dr. Stoddart joined Palm Beach Fertility Center as Off-Site Laboratory Director in July 2018. Today, he supervises the Embryology & Andrology Laboratories and the Clinical Embryologists/Andrologists.

Fertility Care as
Unique as Your DNA

Anyone trying to conceive without success knows that infertility can consume your life. Dr. Mark Denker, M.D., R.E., and the compassionate team at Palm Beach Fertility Center understand that nothing matters more to you than building a family. We devote ourselves to helping resolve infertility with individualized care that produces optimal results.

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