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Laura Cooney, MD, is reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist at UW Health and an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She specializes in fertility issues and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Helping patients become pregnant is at the core of Dr. Cooney’s practice. She helps people who are having difficulty conceiving do so successfully through artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization (IVF), cryopreservation (freezing sperm or embryos for future use) and third-party reproduction (using donor eggs and/or sperm).
She has a strong focus on providing all aspects of care to patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) including her current research which focuses on advancing PCOS understanding and treatment.
Outside of work, Dr. Cooney loves spending time outdoors. She enjoys Wisconsin’s lakes and the abundant opportunities for camping, skiing and hiking.
Madison, Wis. — By the time a patient comes to Dr. Laura Cooney, she may have been suffering from ailments like irregular periods or unwanted hair growth for years, without realizing they're actually symptoms of a larger disorder or that there's anything she could do about it.
Education & credentials
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
- Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
- Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
- Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation
- Infertility Testing and Evaluation
- Intra-uterine insemination (IUI)
- Office Hysteroscopy
- Operative Hysteroscopy
- Premature Ovarian Insuffieciency
- Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
- Uterine Abnormalities and Associated Surgeries
- Uterine Septum Resection
Research & publications
Dr. Cooney's primary research focus is polycystic ovary syndrome.