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Our Response to the Alabama IVF Ruling

Partner at Illume Fertility

Dr. Cynthia Murdock

Dr. Cynthia Murdock is a Partner at Illume Fertility and is board-certified in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. 

patient testimonials

“Dr. Murdock is patient and kind. She takes the time to explain what is going on. In the event of bad news, she is sympathetic and listens. She doesn’t rush you off of the phone or out of an appointment."

Dr. Murdock is my advocate, ensuring I have all the information available so I can make the most informed choices. Fertility is a difficult process and you need someone who will tell you the hard things in a caring and compassionate way. Dr. Murdock is great, thorough, detailed and really good at explaining all your options.

Get to Know Dr. Murdock

Dr. Murdock earned a BA in biology at Cornell University and an MD at Creighton University School of Medicine where she graduated magna cum laude. She completed her residency at Creighton University Medical Center where she was named Berlex Best Teaching Resident. In 2003 she completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the National Institutes of Health.

An experienced researcher, Dr. Murdock has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed studies and presented at several of the most prestigious conferences in the field of reproductive medicine. The focus of much of her research has been on estrogen receptors, hypothalamic neuron function, and precocious puberty.

“I was so nervous and scared but Dr. Murdock assured me that my well-being and happiness was her main goal was I was going to become a mom. She was so happy when I had my positive test and it truly showed in her face and my nurse's."

More About Dr. Murdock

Dr. Murdock has been consistently selected as a Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor for her work in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility. She was chosen by her peers as one of Connecticut’s top fertility specialists based on her outstanding work with patients who need help getting pregnant and building their families.

She is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Murdock was previously an assistant clinical professor at Creighton University School of Medicine and a staff physician with Reproductive Health Specialists at Nebraska Methodist Hospital. She has also served as an Assistant Professor of OB-GYN at the National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

I was a patient of Dr. Murdock's for two years and she and her team are amazing. She is wonderful, kind, patient and does everything possible to make you successful. She and her team are fantastic to work with. I highly recommend Illume Fertility and Dr. Murdock.

Education & Honors

  • Cornell University, BA
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine, MD
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2013-2021
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2011
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2012
  • Exceptional Women In Medicine: 2020, 2021
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors: 2021

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