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|Dr. Barbara Stegmann
Barbara Stegmann is the Reproductive Endocrinologist who will work directly with our patients seeking
fertility services to help them start a family. Working closely with our Lab Director, she will plan and oversee
the entire fertility process, maintain a relationship with our patient’s OB/GYN, and carry out Aspire’s
mission to create a better fertility experience for each and every patient.
Dr. Stegmann is highly accomplished with a medical degree, triple Masters Degrees, a PhD, and a tour of
duty as a flight surgeon in Operation Desert Storm. She has been practicing medicine for almost 20 years,
and specializing in Women’s Health for the past 15. Dr. Stegmann is internationally recognized as an
expert in infertility and reproductive medicine.
Dr. Stegmann earned a combination Medical Doctorate/Bachelors of Arts in Biology from the University of
Missouri and went on to complete her Medical-Surgical Internship at the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
in Portland, Oregon. She completed a Residency in Aerospace Medicine at Wright State University in
Dayton, Ohio, where she was awarded her Masters of Science in Aerospace Medicine. She went on to
become the Chief Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Phoenix Integrated Residency in Phoenix,
From there, Dr. Stegmann completed a Fellowship in the Research Triangle Program for Training in
Epidemiology and Clinical Trials at the North Carolina Program for Women’s Health Research, where she
was awarded a grant from the National Institute of Health. While there, she also earned her Masters in
Public Health. She also completed a Combined Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at
the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Stegmann went on to become an NIH funded
scholar at the University of Iowa, where she earned her Masters of Science in Translational Biomedicine.
Immediately following, she earned her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Iowa’s College of Public
Dr. Stegmann’s broad experience includes teaching, research and varied clinical /operational medical
positions. Just prior to joining Aspire, Dr. Stegmann served as the Director of Clinical Research in Women’
s Health at Merck Pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Stegmann has published over 40 articles in numerous professional organizations, including the
American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
She is highly lauded with awards/honors/commendations including Distinguished Graduate, University
Scholar, Special Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures and Military Commendation. Dr. Stegmann is
Board Certified in OB/GYN, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and Aerospace Medicine. She is a
Diplomate with the National Board of Medical Examiners. She also served six years in the US Military as
Captain, USAF Flight Surgeon.
“As a reproductive specialist, I recognize that most of us expected fertility to be a given when we were
ready to parent. For those who experience a challenge greater than expected, I am thrilled to work with an
organization that has devoted itself to making it easier for them to reach their goal of parenthood.”
-Barbara Stegmann, M.D.