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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Cooney is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She specializes in female infertility, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), fertility preservation and third party reproduction. Her research interests include: PCOS and in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes.


Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation


Gender Services - Fertility

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Infertility Testing and Evaluation

Intra-uterine insemination (IUI)


Office Hysteroscopy

Operative Hysteroscopy

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Premature Ovarian Insuffieciency

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Sperm Cryopreservation

Uterine Abnormalities and Associated Surgeries

Uterine Septum Resection


Generations Fertility Care
(608) 824-6160 | (888) 474-3933 | Map
Generations Fertility Care
(608) 824-6160 | (888) 474-3933 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Obstetrics & Gynecology

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Residency Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Cooney's primary research focus is polycystic ovary syndrome. 

PubMed Articles
Alur-Gupta S Cooney LG Senapati S Sammel MD Barnhart KT Two-dose versus single-dose methotrexate for treatment of ectopic pregnancy: a meta-analysis. Am J Obstet Gynecol . 2019 Jan 7;
[PubMed ID: 30629908]
Cooney LG Polycystic ovary syndrome, obesity, and depression: identifying the highest-risk group among an already high-risk group. Fertil Steril . 2019 Jan;111(1):54-55
[PubMed ID: 30611417]
Cooney LG Dokras A Beyond fertility: polycystic ovary syndrome and long-term health. Fertil Steril . 2018 Oct;110(5):794-809
[PubMed ID: 30316414]
Stentz NC Cooney LG Sammel MD Shah DK Association of Patient Race With Surgical Practice and Perioperative Morbidity After Myomectomy. Obstet Gynecol . 2018 Aug;132(2):291-297
[PubMed ID: 29995738]
Cooney LG Milman LW Hantsoo L Kornfield S Sammel MD Allison KC Epperson CN Dokras A Cognitive-behavioral therapy improves weight loss and quality of life in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a pilot randomized clinical trial. Fertil Steril . 2018 Jul 1;110(1):161-171.e1
[PubMed ID: 29908771]
Lee I Cooney LG Saini S Sammel MD Allison KC Dokras A Increased odds of disordered eating in polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eat Weight Disord . 2018 Jun 26;
[PubMed ID: 29947018]
Cooney LG Dokras A Depression and Anxiety in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Etiology and Treatment. Curr Psychiatry Rep . 2017 Sep 20;19(11):83
[PubMed ID: 28929349]
Stentz NC Cooney LG Sammel M Shah DK Changes in Myomectomy Practice After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Safety Communication on Power Morcellation. Obstet Gynecol . 2017 Jun;129(6):1007-1013
[PubMed ID: 28486366]
Cooney LG Lee I Sammel MD Dokras A High prevalence of moderate and severe depressive and anxiety symptoms in polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hum Reprod . 2017 May 1;32(5):1075-1091
[PubMed ID: 28333286]
Lee I Cooney LG Saini S Smith ME Sammel MD Allison KC Dokras A Increased risk of disordered eating in polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertil Steril . 2017 Mar;107(3):796-802
[PubMed ID: 28104244]
Cooney LG Mainigi MA Surgery for endometriomas before IVF: what are the benefits and risks? Minerva Ginecol . 2015 Apr;67(2):195-205
[PubMed ID: 25690492]
Cooney LG Bastek JA The Association between Early Artificial Amniotomy and Chorioamnionitis in Nulliparous Induction of Labor. Int Sch Res Notices . 2014;2014:628452
[PubMed ID: 27379338]