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REACH Welcomes Lauren N.C. Johnson, MD, MSCE

Dr. Johnson completed her undergraduate training at North Carolina State University, where she was a Park Scholar and graduated summa cum laude with degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry. She earned her medical degree from the University of North Carolina, where she was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha and graduated with honors. Dr. Johnson completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University Medical Center. During residency, she served as an administrative chief resident, and she was selected to receive the AAGL-sponsored "Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Surgery" award.

After residency, Dr. Johnson completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to her clinical training, she also earned a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, procured over $100,000 in grant funding, and contributed to publication of five peer-reviewed papers. She also worked closely with leaders in the field to develop expertise in oncofertility and fertility preservation. Dr. Johnson is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and board eligible in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

A North Carolina native, Dr. Johnson is an avid runner who also enjoys reading, international travel, and spending time outdoors.



Charlotte fertility doc: Career women should freeze eggs

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On "Charlotte Today," Dr. Nancy Teaff discussed "Having babies over 40," March 5, 2014


REACH opens a NEW location in the Lake Norman area



REACH announced as Best Doctors in Charlotte Business Journal



Congratulations to the physicians at REACH for being named in the April 2012 Charlotte Business Journal as a Best Doctor!



REACH featured on Fox News Charlotte:

Being a mom wasn't something Mint Hill resident Katherine Farriott-Smith always dreamed about. She says, "I didn't have time for kids," until she met her husband. At age 36, she decided it was time to start their family. She says, "We tried and tried and tried."



North Carolina’s Leading Infertility Center Participates in National Infertility Awareness Week and Highlights When to Seek Fertility Care

Reproductive Endocrinology Associates of Charlotte (REACH), is proud to participate in National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW), which runs from April 22nd - April 28th. The week was established by RESOLVE, The National Infertility Association, in 1989 to encourage the public to understand reproductive health.



Congratulations! To the physicians at REACH for being named in the May 27, 2011 Charlotte Business Journal as area Best Doctors!

The Charlotte Business Journals Best Doctors special report recognizes the foremost physicians in the area and is published as a resource for readers seeking medical services.


REACH on Fox News Charlotte discussing Infertility Awareness Week, April 26, 2011



Dr. Nancy Teaff featured on the Davis and Joyner blog talk radio program, April 25, 2011

There are about 7.3 million women in this country alone between the ages of 15 and 44 who have an impaired ability to have children. Many of these women don’t even know that they have a problem until they try to start a family. There are many causes for infertility, such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and varing other reasons. Today we talk with Dr. Nancy Teaff of Reproductive Endocrinology Associates of Charlotte (REACH). She is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and, as well as reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

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Business North Carolina Magazine

Congratulations! To the physicians at REACH for being named in the November 2010 Business North Carolina Magazine as a North Carolina Best Doctor!

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Wing, Dr. Jack Crain, Dr. Daniel Whitesides, Dr. Nancy Teaff and Dr. Seth Katz for being named in the November 2010 Business North Carolina Magazine as a North Carolina Best Doctor!



On Fox Charlotte TV, Dr. Crain & patient discuss "Life After Chemo: New Science in Charlotte Helps Women Preserve Their Fertility" October 12, 2010



On "Charlotte Today," Dr. Nancy Teaff discussed "single mothers by choice" and other fertility options for women in their 30s and older, on WCNC-TV Channel 6, August 11.



Congratulations! To Dr. Richard Wing, Dr. Daniel Whitesides, and Dr. Nancy Teaff

Reproductive Endocrinology Associates of Charlotte - Charlotte Magazine

These three REACH physicians were named Charlotte Magazine's "Top Doctors" in the July 2010 issue. This annual peer-recommended roster of 276 physicians in 60 specialties is among the highest acknowledgement for any physician. Charlotte Magazine asked local physicians whom they would send their loved ones to if they were in need of medical attention. Congratulations Drs. Wing, Whitesides, and Teaff!


Baby Pains

Listen to REACH's Dr. Nancy Teaff and REACH patient Nicole Epstein on WBT radio "Health Headlines" with Stacey Simms, broadcast May 30. Dr. Teaff helped Nicole have a child on her own before her eggs were no longer viable, much like the JLo character in the film, "The Back Up Plan."

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