G. Donald Royster IV, M.D.

G. Donald Royster IV, M.D. Dr. Don Royster is a Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) at the National Institutes of Health and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Maryland. He is originally from Los Angeles, California and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in both Civil and Environmental Engineering. He worked as the Chief of Bioenvironmental Engineering at both McGuire and MacDill Air Force Bases before attending medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), where he also served as the Air Force Medical Student Squadron Commander.

Residency training was completed in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, Texas, where Dr. Royster served as the administrative chief resident and earned numerous academic and research awards. Dr. Royster is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG) and serves as an Assistant Professor at USUHS. Prior to starting REI fellowship training, Dr. Royster served as the Chief of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Travis Air Force Base, California, where he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel two years below the zone and awarded his third Meritorious Service Medal.

Dr. Royster serves on active duty in the United States Air Force and is trained as a flight surgeon with numerous deployments and humanitarian missions throughout the world. His research interests are related to international health disparities and assisted reproductive technology outcomes, with numerous publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and oral presentations at national and international conferences.

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