Dr. Paul Carpentier

Director

Medical Director:

The Long Island Gianna Center for Women’s Health and Fertility

Of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center

West Islip, New York, USA

This family physician of 29 years, now specializing in women’s healthcare, recently teamed with Catholic Health Services of Long Island to successfully open the latest Gianna Center for Women’s Health and Fertility and currently serves as its medical director. This highly regarded Center attends women of all ages, especially those with various reproductive health issues and men with infertility, and helps to train family medicine and obstetrical residents, gynecology fellows, and women’s health nurse practitioners in restorative reproductive medicine and surgery.

Formerly president of In His Image Family Medicine in Massachusetts, his practice contributed data to the international NaProTECHNOLOGY Effectiveness Study (iNEST) and has submitted for publication a twenty-five year retrospective clinical study of NaProTECHNOLOGY for the treatment of infertility.  He was one of the first family physicians trained in NaProTECHNOLOGY and was honored with the international AAFCP award for Outstanding Medical Consultant in Natural Family Planning.

Assumption College conferred on him an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters for his 30 years of studying and promoting pro-life and pro-women efforts throughout New England, and the Diocese of Worcester conferred on him their “Mother Teresa Prolife Award” for his 25 years of providing authentically Catholic women’s healthcare in Massachusetts.

Recently President of The American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals, he currently serves on the Healthcare Policy Committee of the Catholic Medical Association in the USA.

A graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine with honors in High Risk Obstetrics and Medical Ethics, he and his wife Suzanne are parents to four professional young men.