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Patient Care Team


Our patient care team is comprised of two of the area’s premier physicians and an exceptional support team. It is our commitment to provide exceptional service to our patients. Our offices, easily accessible in Central and Northern New Jersey (NJ), are specially designed to provide our patients the best chance of success throughout all steps of their fertility treatment, IVF monitoring and procedures. At our center, we are experts in reproductive science and fertility.

Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on patient education. It is our commitment to help our patients achieve their family goals in a caring, supportive environment.

Miguel Damien, MDMiguel Damien, M.D. – Medical Director

Dr. Miguel Damien, Medical Director of Damien Fertility Partners, has practiced in Monmouth and Ocean counties since 1989. He graduated from Dartmouth Medical School and his post-doctoral training included an internship in surgery and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Harvard Medical School. Dr. Damien’s fellowships in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility were completed at Harvard Medical School and the University of Connecticut. Dr. Damien is sub-specialty Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Damien speaks Spanish fluently.

Please click here to view articles and publications about Dr. Damien and Damien Fertility Partners and to view community recognition that Dr. Damien has received.

Please click here to view our success rates and to meet some of the little bundles of joy we helped bring into the world.


Aimee Seungdamrong MD crsAimee Seungdamrong, M.D.

Dr. Seungdamrong graduated with a bachelor of arts with honors in chemistry from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She graduated from the University of Texas – Southwestern Medical School and completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Parkland Memorial Health and Hospital System, both in Dallas, Texas. She completed her subspecialty fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey.  She is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility and a clinical assistant professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey.

Dr. Seungdamrong presented her paper Antithyroid Antibodies, But Not Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, Are Associated With Decreased Pregnancy Rates In Infertile Women at the 2015American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) conference.  Her paper was one of the few considered for the prize paper selections!  Dr. Seungdamrong’s areas of interest include in-vitro fertilization, fertility preservation, pre-implantation genetic screening, and minimally invasive surgery. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the Society of Reproductive Investigation, and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.  She has published multiple articles and book chapters on infertility, in-vitro fertilization, menopause, and the role of the uterus in the management of infertility.

Dr. Seungdamrong enjoys spending time with her husband and family, reading good books, dancing, traveling, and playing piano.  She is thrilled to join Dr. Damien at Damien Fertility Partners.

Dr. Seungdamrong is fluent in multiple languages, including Spanish.

Please click here to learn more about Dr. Seungdamrong, her accomplishments and patient care philosophy.

Please click here to view our success rates and to meet some of the little bundles of joy we helped bring into the world.

Frank_Barnes-208x261Frank Barnes, PhD, HCLD – Laboratory Director

Dr. Barnes is an accomplished scientist and well-known embryologist whose career in the reproductive technology field spans over 20 years. He received his Masters Degree from the University of Missouri and his Doctoral Degree from the University of Wisconsin.

As Senior Scientist at biotech firms in Texas and Utah, Dr. Barnes investigated in vitro oocyte maturation and cell cycle effects on embryo development. He has published numerous articles and lectured internationally in this field.

In 1993, Dr. Barnes joined Professors A. Trounson and C. Wood at the Center for Early Human Development at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia where he assisted in developing the protocols for in vitro human oocyte maturation that culminated in the birth of a healthy child. He continues to assist and conduct research in this field.

In 1994 Dr. Barnes joined the multi-site IVF practice, Pacific Fertility Center of California, as Executive Laboratory Director, managing up to twenty embryologists and technicians and over 1500 IVF cycles annually. He instituted many laboratory technological changes and helped pioneer the area of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).

Dr. Barnes serves as Laboratory Director to several IVF Practices across the country. As a High Complexity Laboratory Director, he also participates as an inspector in the Reproductive Laboratory Accreditation Program for the College of American Pathologists.


Lori_Mesi_sh-247x244Lori Mesi, RN – IVF Coordinator

Lori has been a Damien Fertility Partners team member since 1991. She is a registered nurse and is certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

She is an active member NCC. Lori enjoys being a team member at Damien Fertility Partners because she likes being part of a team that is both very professional and very successful.





Clauida_Galizio_shClaudia Galizio, RN – Donor Egg Coordinator

Claudia began her career with Damien Fertility Partners in 1994. In addition to providing patient support, Claudia is responsible for all aspects of our donor egg program. She is a registered nurse and is a member of NSO, the Nurses’ Service Organization. The most rewarding thing about being a part of the Damien Fertility Partners team is how satisfying and rewarding it is to be able to help couples achieve their dreams.




Meghan-final-swMeghan Drodzd, RN

Meghan joined our team in 2013. Before joining us, she worked on a women’s health medical/surgical team and Jersey Shore Medical Center, in labor and delivery at Monmouth Medical Center and also in reproductive medicine. Meghan loves being able to help our patients achieve the most precious gift of having children.

In her spare time, Meghan enjoys the beach, walking in the park, watching the NY Giants and doing crafts.






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Damien Fertility Partners
655 Shrewsbury Avenue
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
Phone: 732-758-6511
Fax: 732-758-1048


Damien Fertility Partners
60 Park Place, Suite 210
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-732-2909
Fax: 732-758-1048

Jersey City

Damien Fertility Partners
138 River Drive South
Jersey City, NJ 07310
Phone: 201-377-0500
Fax: 732-758-1048