Dr. Marjorie Dixon
CEO & Medical Director of Anova Fertility & Reproductive Health
Dr. Dixon is a graduate of McGill University’s School of Medicine. She completed her postgraduate training at the University of Toronto in Obstetrics and Gynecology and then went on to complete a 3-year sub-specialty with The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Vermont to obtain an Accredited Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Today she is a member of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center and is also Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Dixon is the Founder, CEO and Medical Director of Anova Fertility & Reproductive Health which opened in 2016 as Canada’s newest full-service fertility and IVF centre. It is home to the first next-generation embryology laboratory in Canada and is a leader in innovation, education, and communication for high quality humanized fertility and reproductive care.
Most recently, Dr. Dixon was featured in the Globe & Mail’s Quantum Shift Class of 2019 as one of Canada’s Top Entrepreneurs. In 2018 she won the RBC Canadian Women of Influence Momentum Award and in 2017 was recognized as the YMCA Woman of Distinction. As a recognized expert in her field, Dr. Dixon is a coveted speaker at both national and international conferences. She is often asked to comment on newsworthy topics related to women’s health in the media and appears monthly on Cityline as a part of their trusted group of experts often speaking to her responsibility and championing of women’s health and reproductive well-being.
|Why did you choose your speciality?||I wanted to make a difference. Reproductive health is a privileged opportunity to help patients achieve their dream of having a family regardless of their marital status, religion or sexual orientation.|
|What three words would you use to describe your approach to providing care?||Empathetic, Inclusivity and Comprehensive|
|What tip do you often share with patients who are just starting their fertility journey?||Every patient’s fertility journey is unique and equally challenging. Trust the process and your medical team who is here to support you|
|Formal education credentials||Doctor of Medicine (MD), FRCSC, FACOG, REI|