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David Carnovale, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology (Board Certified), Reproductive Endocrinology (Board Certified)

  • Education: State University of New York - Upstate Medical School
  • Internship: St. John's University
  • Residency: Albany Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University
  • Gender: M
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  • Bio:

    Dr. David E. Carnovale is the medical director of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Community Health Network. He is board certified in obstetrics, gynecology, reproductive endocrinology and infertility. For the last ten years, Dr. Carnovale was the director of assisted reproductive technologies at Central Georgia Fertility Institute in Macon, Georgia. While at Central Georgia Fertility Institute, Dr. Carnovale personally oversaw all aspects of the Assisted Reproductive Technology program. Under his direction, the first children in central Georgia conceived and born through in vitro fertilization (IVF), sperm injection, and frozen embryo transfer occurred at his facility. Read more about Dr. Carnovale's success at Central Georgia Fertility Institute

    He has also been involved in a number of research studies that have been presented at major fertility conferences. During his time in Georgia, Dr. Carnovale was also the director of third-year medical student education in obstetrics and gynecology for Mercer University School of Medicine. He received an appointment as faculty at the associate professor level in obstetrics and gynecology, and was responsible for training residents becoming practicing ob/gyns.

    Selected publications

    Younis A, Carnovale DE, Butler WJ, Eroglu A. Applications of intra- and extracellular sugars and dimethylsulfoxide to human oocyte cryopreservation. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2009;26(6):341-45.

    Butler WJ, Carnovale DE. Normal and abnormal uterine bleeding. In: Rock JA, Jones HW, editors. TeLinde’s Operative Gynecology. 10th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008. p. 585-608.

    Younis A, Carnovale DE, Eroglu A, Butler WJ. Enhanced survival of human failed to fertilize oocytes cryopreserved using intra- and extracellular sugars and dimethylsulfoxide. Fertil Steril. 2008;90:S272.

    Carnovale DE, Butler WJ. Hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer. Postgrad Obstet Gynecol. 2002;22(1).

    Carnovale DE. Ovarian sex-cord stromal tumors. Poster presentation: Georgia Obstetrics and Gynecology meeting, Savannah, GA, September 2001.

    Carnovale DE, Fukuda A, Underhill DC, Laffan JJ, Breuel KF. Aspirin dose dependently inhibits the interleukin-1 beta-stimulated increase in inducible nitric oxide synthase, nitric oxide and prostaglandin E(2) production in rat ovarian dispersates cultured in vitro. Fertil Steril. 2001;75(4):778-84.

    Carnovale, DE. The effect of aspirin on the interleukin–1B stimulated increase in nitric oxide in rat ovarian dispersates cultures in vitro. Poster presentation: Society for Gynecologic Investigation meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 1998.

    Klein SL, Carnovale DE, Burnett AL, Wallach EE, Zacur HA, Crone JK, Dawson VL, Nelson RJ, Dawson TM. Impaired ovulation in mice with targeted deletion of the neuronal isoform of nitric oxide synthase. Mol Med.1998;4(10):658-64.

    Carnovale DE, Zacur HA. Amenorrhea. In: Rackle, RE, editor. Conn’s Current Therapy 1997. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co.; 1997. p.1084-1088.

    Carnovale DE, Wallach EE. Endometriosis. Postgrad Obstet Gynecol. 1994;15(9).

    Dr. Carnovale was recognized early in his career as an outstanding physician, being awarded the distinguished title of “Outstanding Laparo-endoscopic Resident Surgeon" by the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. During training, Dr. Carnovale also attained the highest test score among his peers for two out of four years while doing his residency at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He completed his undergraduate work at St. John’s University in Jamaica, New York and graduated from medical school at S.U.N.Y. Health Science Center in Brooklyn, New York. Following residency, he completed a two-year fellowship at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Following his fellowship, he was appointed director of assisted reproduction and assistant professor at East Tennessee State University's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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