CEO and Founder
Steven L. Katz, MD
Steven L. Katz has focused his career solely on advanced reproductive care since 1995. A distinguished undergraduate at Cornell University, he received his medical degree with honors at Cornell Medical College in 1989, completed his residency in OB/GYN and a specialty fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of California, San Francisco. Upon graduation he directed the IVF satellite program for the Oregon Health Sciences Medical School for almost two years. In 1999, Dr. Katz started the Fertility Associates of the Bay Area: created as a fertility program designed to provide state of the art fertility care in a personal environment. In 2007, Dr. Katz formed the investment group, IVF Centers of Excellence, LLC which developed and operated the Hawaii Reproductive Center until its sale in 2011. In 2012, Dr. Katz created and operated the Arizona Reproductive Institute which was sold to privately held group in April of 2014. Over the past 20+ years, Dr. Katz has developed and maintained countless relationships with physicians, embryology lab directors and industry. In developing these IVF programs he came to realize the lack of appropriate medical malpractice risk management and claims prevention and management in the REI practice environment. Dr. Katz has now dedicated his professional life to REI Protect, LLC. REI Protect is currently the largest REI subspeciality risk management and coverage platform in the US. Dr. Katz is not currently practicing clinical medicine.