Richard Legro

Interim Chair, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences

Richard Legro

Publication Tags

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Infertility Gonadotropins Clomiphene Therapeutics Guidelines Health Letrozole Women's Health Genome Androgens Pregnancy Hormones Metformin Follicle Stimulating Hormone Luteinizing Hormone Genes Live Birth Contraceptive Agents Consensus Development Conferences Practice Guidelines Ovulation Induction Phenotype Embryonic Structures Global Health

Most Recent Papers

Short-term weight change and live birth among women with unexplained infertility and polycystic ovary syndrome undergoing ovulation induction

Wendy Vitek, Fangbai Sun, Kathleen M. Hoeger, Nanette Santoro, Michael P. Diamond, Heping Zhang, Richard S. Legro, C. Coutifaris, G. Christman, R. Robinson, R. Brzyski, W. Schlaff, P. Casson, J. C. Trussell, E. Eisenberg, C. Lamar, L. DePaolo, 2020, Fertility and sterility on p. 1032-1039

11-Oxygenated C19 Steroids Do Not Distinguish the Hyperandrogenic Phenotype of PCOS Daughters from Girls with Obesity

Laura C. Torchen, Ryan Sisk, Richard S. Legro, Adina F. Turcu, Richard J. Auchus, Andrea Dunaif, 2020, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

Increased body mass index is associated with a nondilutional reduction in antimüllerian hormone

Eleni Greenwood Jaswa, Julie S. Rios, Marcelle I. Cedars, Nanette F. Santoro, Mary Ellen G. Pavone, Richard S. Legro, Heather G. Huddleston, 2020, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

Live birth after a freeze-only strategy versus fresh embryo transfer in three randomized trials considering progesterone concentration

Yunhai Yu, Shigang Zhao, Yan Li, Yue Niu, Daimin Wei, Shiqian Zhang, Zi Jiang Chen, Heping Zhang, Richard S. Legro, 2020, Reproductive BioMedicine Online on p. 395-401

Distinct subtypes of polycystic ovary syndrome with novel genetic associations: an unsupervised, phenotypic clustering analysis

Matthew Dapas, Frederick T.J. Lin, Girish N. Nadkarni, Ryan Sisk, Richard S. Legro, Margrit Urbanek, M. Geoffrey Hayes, Andrea Dunaif, 2020, PLoS medicine

Intrauterine insemination performance characteristics and post-processing total motile sperm count in relation to live birth for couples with unexplained infertility in a randomised, multicentre clinical trial

Karl R. Hansen, Jennifer D. Peck, R. Matthew Coward, Robert A. Wild, J. C. Trussell, Stephen A. Krawetz, Michael P. Diamond, Richard S. Legro, Christos Coutifaris, Ruben Alvero, Randal D. Robinson, Peter Casson, Gregory M. Christman, Nanette Santoro, Heping Zhang, 2020, Human Reproduction on p. 1296-1305

Pregnancy registry: three-year follow-up of children conceived from letrozole, clomiphene, or gonadotropins

Richard S. Legro, Michael P. Diamond, Christos Coutifaris, William D. Schlaff, Ruben Alvero, Peter Casson, Gregory M. Christman, R. Mitchell Rosen, Marcelle I. Cedars, Karl R. Hansen, Randal Robinson, Valerie Baker, Rebecca Usadi, William C. Dodson, Stephanie J. Estes, Allen Kunselman, Christina Stetter, Kurt T. Barnhart, R. Matthew Coward, J. C. Trussell, Stephen A. Krawetz, Nanette Santoro, Hao Huang, Heping Zhang, Esther Eisenberg, 2020, Fertility and sterility on p. 1005-1013

Association between mode of first delivery and subsequent fecundity and fertility

Kristen H. Kjerulff, Ian M. Paul, Carol S. Weisman, Marianne M. Hillemeier, Ming Wang, Richard S. Legro, John T. Repke, 2020, JAMA network open on p. e203076

Androgenicity and fertility treatment in women with unexplained infertility

Erica T. Wang, Michael P. Diamond, Ruben Alvero, Peter Casson, Gregory M. Christman, Christos Coutifaris, Karl R. Hansen, Fangbai Sun, Richard S. Legro, Randal D. Robinson, Rebecca S. Usadi, Margareta D. Pisarska, Nanette F. Santoro, Heping Zhang, 2020, Fertility and sterility on p. 636-641

The effect of antioxidants on male factor infertility: the males, antioxidants, and infertility (MOXI) randomized clinical trial

Anne Z. Steiner, Karl R. Hansen, Kurt T. Barnhart, Marcelle I. Cedars, Richard S. Legro, Michael P. Diamond, Stephen A. Krawetz, Rebecca Usadi, Valerie L. Baker, R. Matthew Coward, Hao Huang, Robert Wild, Puneet Masson, James F. Smith, Nanette Santoro, Esther Eisenberg, Heping Zhang, 2020, Fertility and sterility on p. 552-560.e3

Most-Cited Papers

Consensus on women's health aspects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): The Amsterdam ESHRE/ASRM-Sponsored 3rd PCOS Consensus Workshop Group

Bart C.J.M. Fauser, Basil C. Tarlatzis, Robert W. Rebar, Richard Legro, Adam H. Balen, Roger Lobo, Enrico Carmina, Jeffrey Chang, Bulent O. Yildiz, Joop S.E. Laven, Jacky Boivin, Felice Petraglia, C. N. Wijeyeratne, Robert J. Norman, Andrea Dunaif, Stephen Franks, Robert A. Wild, Daniel Dumesic, Kurt Barnhart, 2012, Fertility and sterility

Diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome: An endocrine society clinical practice guideline

Richard S. Legro, Silva A. Arslanian, David A. Ehrmann, Kathleen M. Hoeger, M. Hassan Murad, Renato Pasquali, Corrine K. Welt, 2013, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism on p. 4565-4592

Fresh versus frozen embryos for infertility in the polycystic ovary syndrome

Z. J. Chen, Y. Shi, Y. Sun, B. Zhang, X. Liang, Y. Cao, J. Yang, J. Liu, D. Wei, N. Weng, L. Tian, C. Hao, D. Yang, F. Zhou, J. Shi, Y. Xu, J. Li, J. Yan, Y. Qin, H. Zhao, H. Zhang, R. S. Legro, 2016, New England Journal of Medicine on p. 523-533

Letrozole versus clomiphene for infertility in the polycystic ovary syndrome

Richard S. Legro, Robert G. Brzyski, Michael P. Diamond, Christos Coutifaris, William D. Schlaff, Peter Casson, Gregory M. Christman, Hao Huang, Qingshang Yan, Ruben Alvero, Daniel J. Haisenleder, Kurt T. Barnhart, G. Wright Bates, Rebecca Usadi, Scott Lucidi, Valerie Baker, J. C. Trussell, Stephen A. Krawetz, Peter Snyder, Dana Ohl, Nanette Santoro, Esther Eisenberg, Heping Zhang, 2014, New England Journal of Medicine on p. 119-129

Recommendations from the international evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome

Helena J. Teede, Marie L. Misso, Michael F. Costello, Anuja Dokras, Joop Laven, Lisa Moran, Terhi Piltonen, Robert J. Norman, Marianne Andersen, Ricardo Azziz, Adam Balen, Estifanos Baye, Jacqueline Boyle, Leah Brennan, Frank Broekmans, Preeti Dabadghao, Luigi Devoto, Didier Dewailly, Linda Downes, Bart Fauser, Stephen Franks, Rhonda M. Garad, Melanie Gibson-Helm, Cheryce Harrison, Roger Hart, Rachel Hawkes, Angelica Hirschberg, Kathleen Hoeger, Femke Hohmann, Samantha Hutchison, Anju Joham, Louise Johnson, Cailin Jordan, Jayashri Kulkarni, Richard S. Legro, Rong Li, Marla Lujan, Jaideep Malhotra, Darren Mansfield, Kate Marsh, Veryan McAllister, Edgar Mocanu, Ben W. Mol, Ernest Ng, Sharon Oberfield, Sasha Ottey, Alexia Peña, Jie Qiao, Leanne Redman, Raymond Rodgers, 2018, Human Reproduction on p. 1602-1618

Consensus on womens health aspects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

B. C.J.M. Fauser, B. C. Tarlatzis, R. W. Rebar, R. S. Legro, A. H. Balen, R. Lobo, H. Carmina, R. J. Chang, B. O. Yildiz, J. S.E. Laven, J. Boivin, F. Petraglia, C. N. Wijeyeratne, R. J. Norman, A. Dunaif, S. Franks, R. A. Wild, D. Dumesic, K. Barnhart, 2012, Human Reproduction on p. 14-24

Recommendations from the international evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome

Helena J. Teede, Marie L. Misso, Michael F. Costello, Anuja Dokras, Joop Laven, Lisa Moran, Terhi Piltonen, Robert J. Norman, Marianne Andersen, Ricardo Azziz, Adam Balen, Estifanos Baye, Jacqueline Boyle, Leah Brennan, Frank Broekmans, Preeti Dabadghao, Luigi Devoto, Didier Dewailly, Linda Downes, Bart Fauser, Stephen Franks, Rhonda M. Garad, Melanie Gibson-Helm, Cheryce Harrison, Roger Hart, Rachel Hawkes, Angelica Hirschberg, Kathleen Hoeger, Femke Hohmann, Samantha Hutchison, Anju Joham, Louise Johnson, Cailin Jordan, Jayashri Kulkarni, Richard S. Legro, Rong Li, Marla Lujan, Jaideep Malhotra, Darren Mansfield, Kate Marsh, Veryan McAllister, Edgar Mocanu, Ben W. Mol, Ernest Ng, Sharon Oberfield, Sasha Ottey, Alexia Peña, Jie Qiao, Leanne Redman, Raymond Rodgers, 2018, Fertility and sterility on p. 364-379

Genome-wide association of polycystic ovary syndrome implicates alterations in gonadotropin secretion in European ancestry populations

M. Geoffrey Hayes, Margrit Urbanek, David A. Ehrmann, Loren L. Armstrong, Ji Young Lee, Ryan Sisk, Tugce Karaderi, Thomas M. Barber, Mark I. McCarthy, Stephen Franks, Cecilia M. Lindgren, Corrine K. Welt, Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis, Dimitrios Panidis, Mark O. Goodarzi, Ricardo Azziz, Yi Zhang, Roland G. James, Michael Olivier, Ahmed H. Kissebah, Elisabet Stener-Victorin, Richard S. Legro, Andrea Dunaif, Ruben Alvero, Huiman X. Barnhart, Valerie Baker, Kurt T. Barnhart, G. Wright Bates, Robert G. Brzyski, Bruce R. Carr, Sandra A. Carson, Peter Casson, Nicholas A. Cataldo, Gregory Christman, Christos Coutifaris, Michael P. Diamond, Esther Eisenberg, Gabriella G. Gosman, Linda C. Giudice, Daniel J. Haisenleder, Hao Huang, Stephen A. Krawetz, Scott Lucidi, Peter G. McGovern, Evan R. Myers, John E. Nestler, Dana Ohl, Nanette Santoro, William D. Schlaff, Peter Snyder, Michael P. Steinkampf, J. C. Trussell, Rebecca Usadi, Qingshang Yan, Heping Zhang, 2015, Nature communications

The management of anovulatory infertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: An analysis of the evidence to support the development of global WHO guidance

Adam H. Balen, Lara C. Morley, Marie Misso, Stephen Franks, Richard Legro, Chandrika N. Wijeyaratne, Elisabet Stener-Victorin, Bart C.J.M. Fauser, Robert J. Norman, Helena Teede, 2016, Human Reproduction Update on p. 687-708

Letrozole, gonadotropin, or clomiphene for unexplained infertility

M. P. Diamond, R. S. Legro, C. Coutifaris, R. Alvero, R. D. Robinson, P. Casson, G. M. Christman, J. Ager, H. Huang, K. R. Hansen, V. Baker, R. Usadi, A. Seungdamrong, G. W. Bates, R. M. Rosen, D. Haisenleder, S. A. Krawetz, K. Barnhart, J. C. Trussell, D. Ohl, Y. Jin, N. Santoro, E. Eisenberg, H. Zhang, 2015, New England Journal of Medicine on p. 1230-1240