How many years have you been practicing fertility treatment?

Dr. Rifaat Salem has been in practice as a medical doctor for 35 years and has been an endocrinologist at Pacific Reproductive Center for 25 years. Over this time, he has helped hundreds of people through their infertility struggles and their journey to conceive. Dr. Salem stated, “I know how difficult this journey can be for individuals and couples, and it is my mission to provide compassion along with the latest medical approaches to ensure success.”

Do you only operate out of one clinic in Southern California?

No! We have four different clinics in the Southern California area, located in Los Angeles, Irvine, Glendale and Corona. All of our locations have highly experienced and qualified staff ready to help you with your fertility goals.

Have you helped many couples or single mothers conceive?

Yes. Over the years, we have helped hundreds of couples achieve their fertility goals, whether they are single mothers, married couples, or same sex couples. We know how emotional the journey of starting a family can be, and this doesn’t change depending on what your family looks like. Infertility is a challenging road in which everyone deserves the best support and resources, and we have ensured that is what couples receive from our clinic.

How do you test for infertility?

There are many various assessments involved in determining and diagnosing your unique fertility situation. Besides a general medical history and physical examination, you will meet with a fertility specialist for an ultrasound, blood work, laboratory blood tests, ovarian assessment, and other tests.

Do your clinics treat other conditions besides infertility?

Yes. All of our locations treat a range of different conditions that can affect fertility as well as general gynecological health.


Some conditions we treat at Pacific Reproductive Center are:

  • Infertility
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Ovulatory dysfunction
  • Menstrual abnormalities
  • Endometriosis related to infertility
  • Hirsutism (excessive hair growth)
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Congenital pelvic abnormalities
  • Hyperprolactinemia/prolactinomas