Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Dr. Alexander received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and her medical degree from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. She proceeded to complete both her residency in obstetrics and gynecology as well as her fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She was previously Associate Residency Program Director in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she mentored more than 40 residents over the past decade and won multiple teaching awards.
Dr. Alexander has authored and co-authored numerous articles for peer-reviewed and other publications, including Fertility and Sterility and International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. She has lectured internationally and is a member of several professional societies, including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Endocrine Society. In addition, she participated in a multicenter study for which preliminary data was published in Science. This study evaluated patients’ perceptions of embryo cryopreservation with the goal of improving patient care.