Doctor Moshe Peress


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 Boca Fertility 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.

Dr. Peress Has Been Appointed Clinical Affiliated Assistant Professor At The Charles E. Schmidt College Of Medicine At Florida Atlantic University In Boca Raton, Florida Since 2013.

Hadassah Bennett

Hadassah Bennett APRN-FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Hadassah attended nursing school at New York University and completed her masters at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, graduating magna cum laude. Hadassah was trained at the Center for Human Reproduction at North Shore University Hospital, one of the few centers of excellence for IVF therapy on Long Island. Hadassah’s passion for women’s health is evident in her 8+ years as a nurse and then nurse practitioner in obstetrics, gynecology, and women’s oncology. Hadassah has worked at world renowned institutions including North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY and Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. She particularly enjoys helping people achieve their fertility goals.

Doctor Matilsky


IVF Laboratory Director

Dr. Matilsky joined Boca Fertility 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.



Senior Embryologist

Patricia Roy has worked in the field of Embryology for two decades. She received a B.S. from St. Joseph College. Obtained her Masters degree at Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus she started her career in IVF at Cornell University. Working under many of IVF’s pioneers she developed a love for the field. She has coauthored publications, one of which was presented at an ASRM annual meeting. She left Cornell years later and worked at NYU Fertility Center. At NYU she flourished and worked tirelessly.

When her family relocated to South Florida in 2008 her passion for embryology grew. It helped her continue utilizing her skills to optimize patient success by performing all embryology techniques available. She has also helped patients preserve their fertility through oocyte and embryo banking. She is dedicated to each and every patient and strives to achieve the best outcomes.



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.

Jennie, R.N., B.S.N.

Jennie, R.N., B.S.N.


Jennie graduated from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.). She previously worked for Boca Fertility from 2007-2009 as an IVF nurse, and happily returned to Boca Fertility in 2019 after raising her four children. In addition to her B.S.N., Jennie also holds ACLS, BLS certification. Jennie is very excited to be a part of the team and help make each patient’s experience as rewarding as possible.



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.



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.



Fertility Coach

Ceara graduated from Concord Career College for Medical Assistant in 2015. Ceara joined our Boca Fertility team in 2016. She currently holds her certification in BLS. Ceara is trained to assist the doctors with all of the fertility procedures at Boca Fertility. Ceara is eager to help all of our patients fulfill their dream of having their baby with a smile on her face.



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.



Patient Experience Coordinator

Debra will welcome you to our fertility center with a smile on her face. She will be happy to assist with you making appointments, check out or taking a message for you. Debra is here to provide world class customer care when you start your fertility journey at Boca Fertility



Chief Experience Officer

Sharon received her B.A. degree from the University of Maryland in 1989. Sharon graduated from West Boca Medical Center School of Radiology in 2004. Sharon received her registry and license in radiology in 2005. She worked as a Mammography Technologist at the Women’s Center at Boca Raton Regional Hospital where she learned the importance of compassion and accuracy with patients. In 2012, Sharon became a certified in customer service by the John DiJulius Group.

In 2016, Sharon became a certified HeathMath ®Coach. She meets with patients to teach them stress management and resilience building techniques to assist the patient’s success rate of becoming pregnant. Sharon graduated with a Masters in Health Administration from Florida Atlantic University