Stephen Somkuti, MD, PhD

“It is a privilege and not a job to help people create families and life.”

Meet Stephen Somkuti, MD, PhD

Dr. Somkuti is a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist who completed his training at Duke University and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Somkuti joined Main Line Fertility in June of 2023. ​He is the ​Former Division ​Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, PA. He is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences in the School of Medicine at Temple University, a Clinical Assistant Professor at Jefferson Medical College, and a visiting scientist in the Department of Biology at Lehigh University. Dr. Somkuti also holds a Ph.D from Duke University where he focused his research on Reproductive Toxicology.

“Both of my parents were scientists who nurtured my passion and curiosity in the field of medicine. During my college years, I had the opportunity to work in a prestigious fertility laboratory, and since then, I’ve been deeply committed to this field.”

Dr. Somkuti has extensive experience and expertise in surgical and medical treatments of infertility and IVF. His research pursuits range from understanding endometriosis and its effects on implantation, to exploring connections between fertility and the environment. Dr. Somkuti’s areas of interest include: female and male infertility and reproductive endocrinology, IVF and ICSI, ​effects of the environment on reproduction, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), ​oncofertility and fertility preservation.

“We experienced infertility and many of the same issues that our patients have been through. There’s nothing like understanding the heartbreak of not being able to achieve pregnancy.”



Lehigh University, B.A., Biology/German

Duke University, Ph.D., Reproductive Toxicology and Pharmacology

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center, Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Memorial Hospital-University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Fellowship, Reproductive Endocrinology and Fertility


Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctor, 2017-2024

Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2013-2024

Main Line Today, Top Doctor, 2017, 2020

Suburban Life, Top Doctor in the Greater Philadelphia Area, 2017

Vitals Patient Choice Award, 2020

Vitals Compassionate Doctor, 2020


Society of Toxicology

American Society of Andrology

North Carolina Medical Society

Hungarian-American Medical Association of America

American Society for Reproductive Medicine

The Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia

The Society of Male Reproduction and Urology

Fellow American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

The Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Philadelphia Area Reproductive Endocrinology Society