Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT)
At Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), patient care begins with a partnership between patients and an award-winning team of Board Certified reproductive endocrinologists. RMACT has offices in Norwalk, Danbury, Stamford and Trumbull, CT, and affiliate New York fertility clinics serving Putnam and Dutchess counties. For more than 10 years, RMACT’s Third Party Reproductive Program has included Donor Egg, Donor Sperm and Surrogacy programs. In 2012, RMACT expanded this to more-fully service the LGBT community through GayParentsToBe (www.gayparentstobe.com), an informational resource and link to gay parenting services. As part of RMACT, GayParentsToBe provides an established professional network and proven medical expertise. Our dedicated team includes Andrea Braverman, Ph.D. and Medical Director Dr. Mark P. Leondires, who married his partner in 2011 and is a father to a son through surrogacy.
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Participation in the Gay Parenting Assistance Program and the Membership Benefits Program:
Note: in most cases the best way to take advantage of these offers is to reach out using our REFERRAL FORM, and include your certificate number.
GPAP Stage II - 5 pro bono IVF Treatment(s) per year
GPAP Stage I - 15%. Annual quota: 10 cases per year.
Membership Benefits Program (MBP):
$1,000 discount off full IVF cycle
Complimentary consultation with physician
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) Team
Mark P. Leondires, MD
Dr. Mark Leondires is founder and Medical Director at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT). After he and his husband Greg had two children through the complex journey of egg donation and surrogacy he realized the need for a more comprehensive concierge service for assisted reproductive team. Thus the birth of RMACT's LGBTQ-focused family building program, Gay Parents To Be. He is proud to enable members of the LGBTQ community to build the family of their dreams, as he believes all hurdles are surmountable and the joys of parenting are boundless. Dr. Leondires is board-certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI), and has been selected a Best Doctor in America, a Top Doc by Castle Connolly and the 2015 Path to Parenthood Visionary Award Recipient for his outstanding commitment to patient care and building families.
Laura Meyer, MD
Dr. Laura Meyer is board certified in both reproductive endocrinology and obstetrics and gynecology. After graduating from the NYU School of Medicine, she completed both her residency and fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center. She has been with Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut team since 2020. Her areas of interest include reproductive genetics, third party reproduction (donor sperm, donor egg, and gestational surrogacy), and medical fertility preservation for girls and women with cancer.