Dr. Carlos A. Guerrero is originally from Colombia, South America. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University, where he received his Ph.D. degree in Reproductive Physiology with emphasis in Embryology. Prior to joining Fertility Specialists of Texas, Dr. Guerrero was a Senior Embryologist and Head of Research and Development at the THR Presbyterian-Harris Methodist ARTS Program in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. He is board certified in Human Clinical Andrology and Embryology and is a High Complexity Clinical Laboratory Director, In Vitro Fertilization Laboratory Director and Clinical Consultant by the American Board of Bioanalysis.
As Laboratory Director, Dr. Guerrero oversees and is directly involved on a daily basis with the quality control/quality assurance and overall functioning of the world class Andrology, Endocrinology and Embryology laboratories. His technical experience and scientific knowledge in the assisted reproduction laboratory have been recognized both locally and nationally. His expertise is on all areas of embryology and andrology, including: semen analysis, sperm preparation for intra uterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF), oocyte retrieval, in vitro fertilization, embryo micromanipulation techniques to include laser assisted hatching, intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and embryo biopsy for preimplantation genetic screening/diagnosis. Oocyte, embryo and blastocyst vitrification (rapid freezing), embryo culture and embryo transfer. The IVF facility at Fertility Specialists of Texas is one of the most advanced laboratories in North Texas and the Southwestern United States.
Dr. Guerrero is actively involved in research projects and has several publications in prestigious scientific journals. His current research interests include egg freezing for fertility preservation, blastocyst freezing, embryo growth and selection, blastocyst culture and male infertility. He is fluent in English and Spanish and is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the American Association of Bioanalysts. Dr. Guerrero is also Founder and President of the Dallas Embryologists Association.
Dr. Guerrero was recognized as “Embryologist of the Month” by the American College of Embryology for the month of June, 2014 and was selected into the “The Latino American Who’s Who TOP 100” nationally 2014.
Dr. Guerrero and his wife Nathalie live in Plano with their daughters Camilla and Olivia.
Ph. D. – Louisiana State University