Physicians at the Center
John D. Jacobson, MD
Dr. Jacobson received his MD degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1970. He served a rotating internship in family practice at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Washington from 1970 to 1971, followed by 11 years of private practice in family medicine in Okinawa, Japan, and Summersville, West Virginia. Dr. Jacobson returned to Loma Linda University Medical Center in 1982 and completed his residency training in gynecology and obstetrics in 1985. Dr. Jacobson is board certified in family practice and obstetrics and gynecology.
Since completing his residency, Dr. Jacobson has been a member of the full-time academic faculty at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He currently serves as Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical Director of the IVF laboratory, and section chief of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertiilty.
Dr. Jacobson is a fellow of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He was voted one of the "Top Doctors" in the Inland Empire in 2009 & 2011.
Kenneth H. Wong, MD
Dr. Kenneth Wong received his MD degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He served his internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Georgetown University from 1991 to 1995. Dr. Wong completed his subspecialty fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Maryland and at the University of Utah from 1995 to 1998. At the University of Utah, he carried out research in uterine and ovarian physiology focusing on the polycystic ovary syndrome. He is board certified in both OB/GYN and reproductive endocrinology.
After his training at the University of Utah, Dr. Wong came to Loma Linda University School of Medicine where he is practicing at the Loma Linda University Center for Fertility and In Vitro Fertilization. In addition, he also has a clinical practice at Kaiser Permanante in Fontana.
Dr. Wong is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. He is also a member of ESHRE, the Endocrine Society and the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists.
Shirley A. Fong, MD
Dr. Shirley Fong received her MD degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri in 1998. She completed her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Tennessee in Memphis from 1998 until 2002. At Memphis, she received the Distinguished Teaching Award.
Dr. Fong undertook subspecialty fellowship training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey from 2002 to 2005. Her fellowship research project was focused on the effects of relaxin on matrix metalloproteinase MMP-2 on the cardiac tissues of primates.
Following her training, she worked at the Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, New York and St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan, NY before joining the Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 2007. Currently, she is practicing at the Loma Linda University Center for Fertility and IVF and at the Kaiser Permanente in Fontana. Dr. Fong is a fellow of the American College of Obstetric and Gynecology and a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
K. Albert Wei, MD
After earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Taiwan at the National Taiwan University, Dr. Wei completed his Ph.D. degree in physiology at Indiana University in 1987. He subsequently earned his MD degree from the University of Miami in 1990. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1994 and his sub-specialty fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Wayne State University in 1997. After fellowship, Dr. Wei stayed at Wayne State University and became a clinical instructor and research assistant between 1997 and 1999. During this time he investigated different methods for preventing post-surgical adhesion using hyaluronic acid. He also carried out research in embryo implantation.
Dr. Wei then moved to Toledo, Ohio where he was an Assistant Professor in the division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Medical College of Ohio from 1999 through 2002 . During his stay he was awarded the APGO Excellence in Teaching Award.
He later moved to the University of California at Davis where he was Medical Director for their In Vitro Fertilization program. He was involved in ovarian cryopreservation research and fertility preservation for women diagnosed with cancer.
He became a member of the Loma Linda Center for fertility in November, 2011
Over his career, he has focused his practice upon the evaluation of the male infertility, hormonal and ultrasound assessment of female infertility, and laparoscopic and hysteroscopic treatment of female pelvic problems. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. He is board certified in both OB/GYN and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.