She is one of the first women to be board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in both Obstetrics & Gynecology, as well as certified in the subspecialty of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She is frequently published in top nationally recognized publications, including The Endocrinologist, British Journal of Cancer, Annual Meeting of ASRM, Fertility and Sterility and the World Congress on IVF and Human Reproductive Genetics.
Dr. Hartog attended Wheaton College (’81) where she received a BA in Biology. She later received her MS from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (’86), and her MD from New York Medical College (’91). She subsequently completed her graduate medical training residency and Chief residency in OB/GYN at the Albert Einstein Medical Center / Long Island Jewish Medical Center and completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at The George Washington University Medical Center.
Dr. Hartog’s work has extended to various academic appointments, including Assistant Professor and Director of the In-Vitro Fertilization Program at The George Washington University where she distinguished herself as one of the preeminent clinicians in reproductive medicine in the Washington, DC area, recognized repeatedly by her peers and patients alike. During this time Dr. Hartog developed a pre-conceptual counseling program, donor egg program and surrogacy program at GWU, and was a lead scientist and author on embryo implantation blastocyst clinical research.
Before co-founding Chelsea Fertility, Dr. Hartog practiced at Maine Medical Center in Portland, ME as Director of the Infertility Service and Division of REI. She designed and developed the first highly successful and acclaimed In-Vitro Fertilization center at the Maine Medical Center serving the tri-state area of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Dr. Hartog is consistently acclaimed for her ability to mentor and facilitate learners at the medical student, resident and fellowship faculty level.
Dr. Hartog is a member of the American College of OB/GYN, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) and the Society of Reproductive Surgeons. She is an expert in ovulation induction, fertility drugs, assisted reproduction, third party reproduction, male factor, ICSI, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, repetitive pregnancy loss, poor ovarian reserve, and fertility treatments in the older woman, as well as hysteroscopic surgery for reproductive issues.
Dr. Hartog and her husband, Rick Calve have three children. They enjoy equestrian events with their oldest daughter, as well as gymnastic meets and spending time at the dance studio with their twins. Dr. Hartog loves all waterfront activities, and spending time on the ski slopes.