Dr. Kate Dragisic Schoyer specializes in reproductive endocrinology, infertility and gynecology. Dr. Schoyer is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She has expertise in a range of evaluations and treatments in many areas of reproductive medicine, including adolescent gynecology, IVF and ICSI, as well as donor egg and other assisted reproductive techniques. In addition, Dr. Schoyer has experience treating Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and in operative hysteroscopy and laparoscopy.
Dr. Schoyer attended Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts where she graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Psychology. While at Amherst, she was a four-year varsity tennis player and co-captained the team her junior and senior years. During her tenure on the tennis team, both she and the team attained high national rankings among Division III schools. She received her medical degree with honors from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, having been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Following this, Dr. Schoyer completed her Residency Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University-McGaw Medical Center, where, in 2003, she was named The Augusta Webster Outstanding Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident in her class. Dr. Schoyer completed her postdoctoral training with a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at The Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility of the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Following fellowship, she joined the faculty at Cornell, where she practiced for several years until joining the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Schoyer has co-authored many articles in leading scientific journals, and is a member of both the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her research interests included Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, therapies for poor responders in IVF (especially the young poor responder), and endometriosis.
Dr. Schoyer is the Director of the Third Party Reproduction Program in the Reproductive Medicine Clinic, which includes the oocyte donation and embryo donation programs as well as the gestational carrier program. She also has been involved in developing the division’s Fertility Preservation Program and regularly sees patients newly diagnosed with cancer to discuss their fertility preservation options. She also is actively involved with teaching medical students and residents.
As a native of the Milwaukee area, Dr. Schoyer enjoys spending time with family and friends. She continues to play tennis and enjoys all that the city has to offer. She feels strongly about giving back to the community and is involved with service activities; currently, she is on the Board of Directors of both HEAR Wisconsin and Penfield Children’s Center.