board certified reproductive endocrinologist and fertility specialist, dr. vinita alexander, mcrm fertility st. louis

Vinita Alexander, MD, MSCI, FACOG

Dr. Vinita Alexander is a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) physician at MCRM Fertility. She is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and completed her subspecialty fellowship training in REI at Washington University in St. Louis. Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Alexander has always had her heart in the Midwest and is thrilled to be a part of the MCRM Fertility team.

Dr. Alexander is passionate about helping patients grow their families. She works hard to ensure her patients feel empowered and receive the best possible personalized care. Her specialized interests include premature ovarian insufficiency and diminished ovarian reserve, hormonal therapies, and endoscopic surgery. She enjoys educating medical students and holds a clinical instructor appointment at the Washington University School of Medicine, Department of OB/GYN.

Dr. Alexander is married with two young children whom she enjoys spending her free time with. She enjoys hiking, watching television comedies, indoor bicycling and spending quality time with friends and family.

Dr. Alexander earned her undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Physics from Harvard University. During this time, she also had fun playing JV field hockey. Dr. Alexander received her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI. She completed residency in OB/GYN and a year-long pelvic surgery fellowship at Emory University. Dr. Alexander earned a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) from Washington University.  During medical school, she spent a year at the National Institute for Health (NIH) as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)-NIH Medical Research scholar. As a result of her research background, Dr. Alexander is committed to providing cutting-edge, evidenced-based care for her patients.

Accomplishments and Expertise

  • 2013-2017 Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emory University School of Medicine
  • 2017-2018 Fellowship, Advanced Pelvic Surgery Fellowship, Emory University School of Medicine
  • 2018-2021 Fellowship, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • The ARM Prize Paper Award (2020, ASRM Scientific Congress)
  • Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (PCRS) MD Scholarship Award (2020)
  • Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI) Fellow Education Award (2019, Oncofertility Consortium)
  • NIH T32 Reproductive Epidemiology Training Program at Washington University in St. Louis (2018-2020)
  • Award for Excellence in Resident Research (Emory OB/GYN, 2015, 2017)
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award (outstanding resident teacher, Emory OB/GYN, 2014-2016)
  • HHMI-NIH Medical Research Scholar (2011)
  • Fellow, Harvard Univ. Institute of Politics’ Women’s Initiative in Leadership (2007)

Selected Publications

To schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Alexander or to learn more about MCRM Fertility call 636-778-9899.