About Dr. Witten

Dr. Witten firmly believes that the emotional, physical, and financial needs of each patient must be integrated into their treatment plan. He will work with you on a one-to-one basis and will customize your treatment plan, listening to your concerns and input to meet your medical needs. Dr. Witten will personally see you during your visit, perform office procedures himself, evaluate and discuss your cycle, and make the necessary adjustments to your treatment plan.

Dr. Witten has devoted his medical career to the practice of infertility treatment. He is board certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology and in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He received his medical degree in South Africa from the University of Pretoria, with an internship in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Internal Medicine at the University of Witwatersrand. He completed a residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri, then attended the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital for his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.  Dr. Witten is the Vice Chairman of the Department of OB/GYN and Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at Mercy Hospital St. Louis (formerly St. John’s Mercy Medical Center) and is associated with the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine. Each year, Dr. Witten coordinates the Matt Weis Symposium that educates and exposes faculty and resident staff to the latest advances in the field. He regularly lectures and is a popular presenter to the general public in the area of infertility. He has authored textbook chapters and published a number of papers in medical journals. Dr. Witten has been named as one of the best doctors in St. Louis by St. Louis Magazine for nine years in a row (2005 through 2013).

Dr. Witten is married with three children and enjoys golf, tennis and chess.