BocaFertility Staff

MOSHE R. PERESS, M.D. Medical Director

Affiliated Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine Florida Atlantic University

Dr. Peress graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed his Ob/Gyn residency program in 1980. In 1982, Dr. Peress completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. He received his board certification in Ob/Gyn in 1986.

Since founding BocaFertility in 1982, Dr. Peress has trained many other doctors in advanced reproductive surgical techniques and has been called upon to lecture to patient and physician groups. Dr. Peress has been selected by his peers as a Top Doctor in the 1999 Top Doctors survey conducted by the Center for the Study of Services. He was named to the list of Top Doctors by South Florida Magazine in 1997 and has been listed in the new edition of the Best Physicians in the U.S. Dr. Peress is now performing minimally invasive robotic laparoscopic surgery for removal of uterine fibroids and reversal of sterilization.

Dr. Peress has been elected as a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society of Reproductive Surgeons (SRS), and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), the GynecoRadiology Society, the Gynecologic Laser Society and the Florida Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists. Dr. Peress is also a life member of the Endometriosis Association and served as the medical advisor to Resolve of the Palm Beaches.

SHARON JOY PERESS R.T. (M) (R) Chief Experience Officer

Sharon received her B.A. degree from the University of Maryland in 1989. She is a Registered Technologist, and worked as a Mammography Technician at Boca Raton Regional Hospital after her graduation from West Boca Medical Center School of Radiology.

Sharon Peress is Secret Service Certified by the DiJulius Group. She has been personally trained by John DiJulius, President of The DiJulius Group,. As a Secret Service Certified presenter, she is licensed to present the principle philosophies of Secret Service and facilitate the Customer Experience Cycle Workshop. Sharon has taken her training and implemented this customer service system into Boca Fertility to offer patients World Class Fertility treatment and service.

AMY SVORINICH, L.P.N. IVF Nurse Manager

Amy Svorinich LPN has been with the practice since 1993. Amy is a graduate of Atlantic Vocational technical Center for nursing. Her certifications include Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), BCLS, Phlebotomy and IV therapy. Our IVF Nurse Coordinators look forward to meeting with you and to make sure your infertility treatment is a pleasant and successful experience.

MICHELE TRILLING Patient Experience Manager

As a former Operations Manager at a major financial services firm, and a Senior Manager at a national greeting card company, Michele brings her extensive management and customer service experience to our Boca Fertility team. With warmth, compassion and professionalism, Michele assists our patients with their questions and scheduling needs. Her friendly smile and caring way make her an asset to our office.

Xiomara Toro Fertility Medical assistant

Xiomara graduated from Concord Career college for medical assistant in 1995. She also holds an associates degree in diagnostic medical sonography specializing in gynecology and fertility from Ultrasound Diagnostic School in 2001. Xiomara joined our team in 2015 and she is bilingual in Spanish and English. She currently holds certifications in BCLS, Phelebotomy, and EKG.

MICHAEL B. MATILSKY, PH.D., H.C.L.D. IVF Laboratory Director

Dr. Matilsky joined BocaFertility as the IVF laboratory Director in 2000. He earned a Ph.D. in human anatomy and developmental biology at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1980. He performed postdoctoral research in sperm maturation at the University of Pennsylvania and was awarded a NASA postdoctoral fellowship to conduct research at Princeton University. He helped build and establish IVF laboratories in two hospitals in Israel prior to returning to the U.S. in 1998. He has authored more than 20 research publications in the field of reproductive medicine. The meticulous care that he takes with each case helps us to maintain consistently high success rates insuring that your confidence in us is well-placed. Dr. Matilsky is board-certified by the American Board of Bioanalysis as a High Complexity Laboratory Director (HCLD) in both Embryology and Andrology. Under his directorship, our IVF laboratory has been certified with distinction by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) since 2001.

AVISA ASEMI,Ph.D.Operational IVF Lab Director

Dr. Avisa Asemi joined Boca Fertility as a senior embryologist and IVF lab manager in 2011. She earned a PhD in Complex Systems and Brain Sciences from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton in January, 2016. She also has a Masters degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (2007). She has authored research publications in the field of reproductive medicine. Her expertise and qualifications enable her to make valuable contributions to our team

LORI LONG, L.P.N Fertility Nurse

As the newest addition to our fertility team, Lori Long LPN received her license from Atlantic Technical Center in 2012. Her certifications include ACLS, BLS, Phlebotomy, and IV therapy. She is very caring and has compassion for patients while guiding and educating them through their fertility treatment.

VERONICA LEANDRO, RN, BSN Fertility Nurse

Veronica joined Boca Fertility in 2010. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from South University in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is also certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Her commitment to patient education and her bright, friendly personality will help you understand and successfully complete your fertility treatment.

BONNIE GELCYNSKI Insurance Manager

Bonnie joined our practice in 2001 and has been certified by the Office Practice Management Institute of the Palm Beach County Medical Society. She also successfully completed HIPAA training. As a member of our team, Bonnie will be eager to assist you with your Scheduling needs. Bonnie will be assisting you with your insurance and financial concerns.