Reproductive Science Center Staff


Scott KratkaScott Kratka, ELD, TS (ABB)

Mr. Kratka has been at the forefront in reproductive medicine since 1988. After graduating from the University of New Hampshire, he completed embryology training at the University of Connecticut Medical Center. There he participated in published research studies involving adhesion formation and prevention. He also assisted with instructional laser surgical training courses in Connecticut and Puerto Rico.

He relocated to New Jersey in 1991 to create the first embryology laboratory in both Monmouth and Ocean Counties. He was the embryologist that established the first successful pregnancies via in vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), utilization of frozen embryos and donor oocytes in these counties. He has since help construct and oversee three successful IVF laboratories in Central New Jersey. He has also held consulting appointments at Columbia University and the University of Connecticut. His commitment and dedication to laboratory excellence has kept him at the forefront of technology in the ever advancing field of embryology.

In 2011, Mr. Kratka received certification with the American College of Embryology, an organization of embryology practitioners, serves patients, embryologists and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of embryology.

He is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, American Board of Bioanalysis, American College of Embryology, New York Society of Reproductive Medicine and the New York Metropolitan Embryologist Society.

Hina AhmedHina Ahmed, MS, PA-C

As a physician assistant, Hina Ahmed is involved in all aspects of patient care. She performs follow up consultations, intrauterine inseminations, ultrasounds, procedures, and assists with in-vitro fertilization coordination. Hina also assists in the coordination and monitoring of PGD and egg donor cycles. Hina is licensed and certified in the state of New Jersey. She received her Bachelors Of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Pace University in New York. She then completed her Masters Degree in Clinical Embryology and Andrology at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Virginia. She has over 6 years of experience working in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Hina is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the New Jersey Society of Physician Assistants, and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.


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